A Guide Into the South

A Guide Into the South

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...are doin lots of harm, no tellin how much and they can git a man a drink of lickers that will keep him from doin anything. They rarely ever riggerlect whar they git it, yes, Hazel Eyes, they jes forgets all erbout it. If these half-way prohibishioners will get with the shorecnuff prohibishioners and help the good wimen and the good men Georgy will stay dry. But yu no they no the oficer that 's jes a little dry--mos1y when he 's runnin for a oflice and they can't keep the thing down. Why you no somebody said 3 senators got $1,000 apece to vote for licker an tha kept the $1,000 apece jes the same ater votin for prohibishion. This eomin legislature will try to do lak Alabama--git local opshon with a nu govnor. An what's more the prechers an the good wimen don't no how bad it is but its so much bettern it was when they had bars and if the prohibishioners will be shore enufi dry the State will soon be dry, too. You axd me 'bout the stiles. Well, they are here most like they are in Peechtree in Atlanter an' Eutaw Place in Baltimore. Don't make yer dress that er way like these what they call hobble skirts. I guess theye do but not them Harem scarems. It won't do for a little girl to tighten her frocks and cut um short to save cloth like they did in the war times and by these stockins with holes in um that you can see thru, but ef my 250 pounds Hazel eyes, were to dress like that an' go down Chesnot Holler all the folks would leve home. Cloth is goin' to be cheper. Doesn't take much as it did, but the price of hair is gwine. Some of um ware moren they could raise on a good flock of sheep. I'm goine to bring the precher. Don't do me like the gal did the feller down...show more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236774698
  • 9781236774699