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The Planter's Northern Bride

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Published: 1854
Language: English
Wordcount: 139,170 / 393 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 428
Added to site: 2007.10.27
mnybks.net#: 18739

Hentz's pro-slavery response to Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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h a kind of celestial splendour, reminding him of the halo which encircles the brows of saints; something in the deep tranquillity of the hour, the soft, hazy, undulating outline of the distant horizon, the swaying motion of the tall poplars that margined the street far as his eye could reach, and through whose darkening vista a solitary figure gradually lessened on the eye, that solemnized and even saddened the spirits of our traveller. The remembrances of early youth and opening manhood pressed upon him with suddenly awakened force. Hopes, on which so sad and awful a blight had fallen, raised themselves like faded flowers sprinkled with dew, and mocked him with their visionary bloom. In the excitement of travelling, the realities of business, the frequent collision of interests, the championship of oft invaded rights, he had lost much of that morbidness of feeling and restlessness of character, which, being more accidental than inherent, would naturally yield to the force of circumstances counter to those i

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