To and Through Nebraska

To and Through Nebraska

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"[...]and long letters to promise telling all about the new life in the new home. One merry party of young folks were the center of attraction for the hilarity they displayed on this solemn occasion, many asking, "Are they as merry as they appear?" while they laughed and chattered away, saying all the funny things they could summon to their tongues' end, and all just to keep back the sobs and tears. Again and again were the "good byes" said, the "God bless you" repeated many times, and, as the hour-hand pointed to ten, we knew we soon must go. True to time the train rolled up to the depot, to take on its load of human freight to be landed 1,300 miles from home. Another clasping of hands in the last hurried farewell, the good wishes repeated, and we were hustled into the train, that soon started with an ominous whistle westward; sending back a wave of[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.87mm | 258.55g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507566255
  • 9781507566251