Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales

Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales

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"[...]pouring out into the open air. Then followed the games of "prisoner's base," "town-ball," "Antney-over;" "bull-pen" and "knucks," the hand to hand engagements with yellow jackets, the Bunker Hill and Brandywine battles with bumblebees, the charges on flocks of geese, the storming of apple orchards and hornet's nests, and victories over hostile "setting" hens. Then I witnessed the old field school "Exhibition"-the wonderful "exhibition"-they call it Commencement now. Did you never witness an old field school "exhibition," far out in the country, and listen to its music? If you have not your life is a failure-you are a broken string in the harp of the universe. The old field school "exhibition" was the parade ground of the advance guard of civilization; it was the climax of great events in the olden times; and vast assemblies were swayed by the eloquence of the budding sockless statesmen. It[...]."
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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.57mm | 167.83g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507673663
  • 9781507673669