Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Sword and Pen

Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 168,323 / 509 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63
LoC Category:
Downloads: 395
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.

Show Excerpt

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;

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 1 from 1 reviews: *
2014.03.22
Hertz2Fly
*....

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.


SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Alan Joshua
As a clinical psychologist and parapsychologist, Alan Joshua is fascinated with the human mind and everything that makes it tick. He combined his extensive knowledge with his passion for sci-fi in his action-packed debut fiction novel, The SHIVA Syndrome, which has received rave reviews and has already been nominated for several awards. As our author of the day, we chat with Joshua about the inspiration behind his book, the immense amount of research that went into it and whether or not the human mind is still evolving.
Read full interview...