Marse Henry

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Author: Henry Watterson
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 115,887 / 339 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.1
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 267
mnybks.net#: 7303
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Biography

The publication of Henry Watterson's memoirs under the affectionate soubriquet by which he is known to thousands is something of an event for Americans. For fifty years, as editor and owner of the Louisville Courier-Journal, Henry Watterson's uncompromising Americanism, fearlessness, and intimate knowledge of our social and political history, have made him equally feared and beloved.

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nd opening to such sights and sounds as it emerged from infancy must have been deeply affected. Until I was twelve years old the enchantment of religion had complete possession of my understanding. With the loudest, I could sing all the hymns. Being early taught in music I began to transpose them into many sorts of rhythmic movement for the edification of my companions. Their words, aimed directly at the heart, sank, never to be forgotten, into my memory. To this day I can repeat the most of them--though not without a break of voice--while too much dwelling upon them would stir me to a pitch of feeling which a life of activity in very different walks and ways and a certain self-control I have been always able to command would scarcely suffice to restrain.

The truth is that I retain the spiritual essentials I learned then and there. I never had the young man's period of disbelief. There has never been a time when if the Angel of Death had appeared upon the scene--no matter how festal--I would not have k

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