The Crisis

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Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 169,523 / 481 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,027
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A book that presents the great crisis in our national life with splendid power and with a sympathy, a sincerity, and a patriotism that are inspiring.

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Captair Lige, as he departed.

Colonel Carvel began to hum softly to himself:--

"'One said it was an owl, and the other he said. nay, One said it was a church with the steeple torn away, Look a' there now!'

"I reckon you're a rank abolitionist," said he to Eliphalet, abruptly.

"I don't see any particular harm in keepin' slaves," Mr. Hopper replied, shifting to the other foot.

Whereupon the Colonel stretched his legs apart, seized his goatee, pulled his head down, and gazed at him for some time from under his eyebrows, so searchingly that the blood flew to Mr. Hopper's fleshy face. He mopped it with a dark-red handkerchief, stared at everything in the place save the gentleman in front of him, and wondered whether he had ever in his life been so uncomfortable. Then he smiled sheepishly, hated himself, and began to hate the Colonel.

"Ever hear of the Liberator?"

"No, sir," said Mr. Hopper.

"Where do you come from?" This was downright directness, from which t

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