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already appearance approaching arms Betty Birch body brother Cæsar called Captain Lawton Captain Wharton Colonel command companion continued countenance cried danger death distance door dragoons Dunwoodie duty enemy entered escape exclaimed expression eyes face father feelings fire followed Frances gave gazing give glance ground hand Harper Harvey head heart Henry Henry Wharton hill hope horse hour Katy ladies leave light listen look Major manner means meet Miss Peyton moment moved nature never night observed officer once party passed pedler raised reached received replied retired returned rock Sarah seemed seen short side silence Singleton sister smile soldier soon speak stood sure surgeon thing thought tion took trooper troops turned voice Wellmere whole wish woman wounded young youth
Page 131 - No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter lingering chills the lap of May ; No zephyr fondly sues the mountain's breast, But meteors glare, and stormy glooms invest.
Page 74 - Ah ! then he must have led an evil life indeed," said Hollister ; the blessed in spirit lie quiet until the general muster, but wickedness disturbs the soul in this life as well as in that which is to come.
Page 276 - If not for money, what then ?" " What has brought Your Excellency into the field ? For what do you daily and hourly expose your precious life to battle and the halter? What is there about me to mourn, when such men as you risk...
Page 212 - Turn, gentle hermit of the dale, And guide my lonely way To where yon taper cheers the vale With hospitable ray. " For here forlorn and lost I tread With fainting steps and slow ; Where wilds, immeasurably spread, Seem length'ning as I go.
Page 198 - His horse, who never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more. Away went Gilpin, neck or nought ; Away went hat and wig ; He little dreamt, when he set out, Of running such a rig.