Bright Days in the Old Plantation Time Volume 4

Bright Days in the Old Plantation Time Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...ter de hosses, peart, cleanin' up de skillets, an' pots, an' pans atter Mammy wuz done cookin' in 'em, an' killin' de chickens ser servagerous, he kriowed she wuz de nigger fur him. Sez he ter my miss, --" Den my. miss axt Kalline what she wanted wid dat young boy; an' Kalline she 'spon's back ter miss, wid her eyes rolled up in de ellyments, --'Ter cut my wood, ter make my fiers, Ter close my eyes when I dies.' "Now, honey, dis'll make five huzbons dat ol' nigger's had, an' all uv 'em livin' right now; an' I lay by Chris'mus her an' Buck'll be done parted. Now, Buck ain' nuver had no wife ertall, an' what duz de Scripter say, ---'ev'y thing ter its kin', '--an' ef dat don' mean er widder man ter bizness. er widder '0man, what do it signerfy? Ain' dat re's0n'ble?" "Why, Bet, how can she marry while her husband is living? Did she get a divorce from old Uncle Pompey?" "Git er 'vorce, honey? What she gwine ter do dat fur? She nuver got no 'vorce ter marry him, what she gwine ter git one ter quit him fur? Darain' no sense in no sech er perceedin', an' I don' blame her fur not makin' no bigger fool uv herse'f'n she'z already done. It's quite suffishun fur 0l' man Herkylees ter ax him will he take her fur better an' fur wuss, an' keep her in fier-wood, an' den ax her ef she'z gwine ter 'bey him all de time, an' wash an' patch fur him, an' den spashate in de presence uv witnesses, dat dey' more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698952X
  • 9781236989529