The Kentuckian in New-York (of 2) Volume I

The Kentuckian in New-York (of 2) Volume I

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Excerpt: ..."I cannot speak experimentally on that point; but I think it is very probable they do upon a masculine mind." As Chevillere was about to continue his half-serious, half-jesting questions, Mr. Brumley abruptly entered, and announced to his daughter-in-law his determination to proceed northward early on the following morning; and almost at the same moment, old Cato, with his stately step, profound bow, and cap in hand, presented a letter to his master, which he instantly knew by the superscription to be from Randolph. Presenting his regards to them both, he retired to peruse the epistle, which will be found in the next chapter. Pg 111 CHAPTER VIII. B. Randolph to V. Chevillere. "Belville, High Hills of the Santee, S. Carolina. " Dear Chum, "The deserts of Africa are not to be compared, for loneliness, to a South Carolinian swamp. Oh! the comforts and blessings of a corduroy turnpike! These, you know, are made of poles laid down in the bottom of the swamps for a road, in humble imitation of that same most durable web. But the swamps gone through, and myself safely landed hereshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236696751
  • 9781236696755