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Sword and Pen

Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier

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Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 168,323 / 509 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63
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Downloads: 396
Added to site: 2009.02.22
mnybks.net#: 23506
Genre: History

Comprising Incidents and Reminiscences of his Childhood; His Chequered Life as a Student and Teacher; and his Remarkable Career as a Soldier and Author; Embracing Also the Story of his Unprecedented Journey from Ocean to Ocean on Horseback; and an Account of his Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi River, and Canoe Voyage thence to the Gulf of Mexico.

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mp.--A reflection on Southern swamps in general.--"Tired nature's sweet restorer" 221

CHAPTER XXI.

LOYALTY OF THE NEGROES.

Startled by hounds.--An unpleasant predicament.--A Christian gentlewoman.--Appeal to Mrs. Colonel Taylor.--"She did all she could."--A meal fit for the gods.--Aunt Katy.--"Lor' bress ye, marsters!"--Uncle Zeb's prayer.--Hoe-cake and pinders.--Woodcraft versus astronomy.--Canine foes.--Characteristics of the slave.-- Meeting escaped prisoners.--Danger.--Retreat and concealment 228

CHAPTER XXII.

PROGRESS OF THE FUGITIVES.

Parting company.--Thirst and no water.--Hoping for the end.--The boy and the chicken.--Conversation of ladies overheard.--The fugitives pursued.--The sleeping village.--Captain Bryant.--The alba sus.--Justifiable murder, and a delicious meal.--Darkies and their prayers.--Man proposes;

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2014.03.22
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If you believe that you can eat fresh blueberries and muscadine grapes in December in South Georgia, you will probably believe the rest of this fantasy.


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