What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
already American appearance approached arms army Betty Birch body brother Cæsar called Captain Lawton Captain Wharton Colonel command companion continued countenance cried danger death distance door dragoons Dunwoodie duty enemy entered escape exclaimed expression eyes face father feelings fire followed Frances gave gazing give ground hand Harper Harvey head heart Henry Henry Wharton hill hope horse hour Katy ladies leave light listened look Major Major Dunwoodie manner matter means Miss Peyton moment moved nature never night observed officer once party passed pedler prisoner raised reached received replied retired returned Sarah seemed seen short side silence Singleton sister smile soldier soon speak stood sure surgeon thing thought took trooper troops turned voice Wellmere whole wish woman young youth
Էջ 135 - The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er...
Էջ 208 - And let me the canakin clink, clink; And let me the canakin clink A soldier's a man; A life's but a span; Why, then, let a soldier drink.
Էջ 316 - Hush'd were his Gertrude's lips ! but still their bland And beautiful expression seem'd to melt With love that could not die ! and still his hand She presses to the heart no more that felt.
Էջ 106 - So with his wife and child he fled, Nor had he where to rest his head.
Էջ 329 - No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter lingering chills the lap of May ; No zephyr fondly sues the mountain's breast, But meteors glare, and stormy glooms invest.
Էջ 381 - The wind did blow, the cloak did fly Like streamer long and gay, Till loop and button failing both, At last it flew away.
Էջ 190 - To fold his fingers, all in dread the while, Till Mister Ashford soften'd to a smile ; No more that meek and suppliant look in prayer, Nor the pure faith (to give it force), are there : — But he is blest, and I lament no more-] A wise good man contented to be poor.
Էջ 284 - I see a Johnny Birch come out of he grave — Johnny walk afore he buried." " Ah ! then he must have led an evil life indeed," said Hollister ; " the blessed in spirit lie quiet until the general muster, but wickedness disturbs the soul in this life as well as in that which is to come.