Life of Abby Hopper Gibbons: Told Chiefly Through Her Correspondence, Volumen1

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897

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Página 295 - We are coming, Father Abraham, three hundred thousand more, From Mississippi's winding stream and from New England's shore; We leave our ploughs and workshops, our wives and children dear, With hearts too full for utterance, with but a silent tear; We dare not look behind us, but steadfastly before: We are coming*, Father Abraham, three hundred thousand more...
Página 295 - If you look across the hill-tops that meet the northern sky, Long moving lines of rising dust your vision may descry ; And now the wind, an instant, tears the cloudy veil aside, And floats aloft our spangled flag in glory and in pride, And bayonets in the sunlight gleam, and bands brave music pour : We are coming, Father Abraham...
Página 296 - And bayonets in the sunlight gleam, and bands brave music pour; We are coming, Father Abraham, three hundred thousand more! If you look all up our valleys where the growing harvests shine, You may see our sturdy farmer boys fast forming into line; And children from their...
Página 122 - And let us not be weary in well doing : for 'in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Página 296 - And learning how to reap and sow against their country's needs; And a farewell group stands weeping at every cottage door; We are coming, Father Abraham, three hundred thousand more. You have called us, and we're coming, by Richmond's bloody tide, To lay us down, for Freedom's sake, our brothers
Página 39 - There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children she didn't know what to do.
Página 263 - Ruffians to impose on them. This I believe to be the most important work to be done in Kansas at the present time. Many of the Free-State leaders being engaged in speculations are willing to accept peace on any terms. Brown and his friends will hold to the original principle of making Kansas free, without regard to private interests. If you agree with me, I should like to have your money appropriated for the use of Captain John Brown. If not that, the other proposition, to aid parties of settlers...
Página 43 - Governor Penn finally charged the Jury, who brought in a verdict sufficiently ambiguous and ineffective for such a dubious offence, saying they find her " guilty of having the common fame of a witch, but not guilty in the manner and form as she stands indicted.
Página 220 - ... the great central Fire and Light of all the world, the loadstone of the universe, and thus recruit, grow young again, and so are blessed and strong. There may be a daily, conscious communion with God, marked by reverence, gratitude, aspiration, trust, and love ; it will not be the highest prayer. "T is the most difficult of tasks to keep Heights that the soul is competent to gain.

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