servant was summoned, and shortly afterwards was seen assisting the veteran to lug the ponderous sea chest downstairs.
I had never seen the good old negro
look so dispirited, and I feared that some serious disaster had befallen my friend.
And well they may say so, Aggy,” cried Richard, leaving the buck and walking up to the negro
with the air of a man who has new interest awakened within him, “I think I may say, without bragging, that it is the handsomest and the most scientific country church in America.
To teach the Negro
to read, whether English, or Greek, or Hebrew, butters no parsnips.
," chimed in Nicholas with a smile of delight.
in a boat, gathering driftwood, saw a sleeping Alligator, and, thinking it was a log, fell to estimating the number of shingles it would make for his new cabin.
The fields about it were overgrown with brambles, the fences gone, even the few negro
quarters, and out-houses generally, fallen partly into ruin by neglect and pillage; for the negroes
and poor whites of the vicinity found in the building and fences an abundant supply of fuel, of which they availed themselves without hesitation, openly and by daylight.
Two of them were young students from a medical college a few miles away; the third was a gigantic negro
known as Jess.
-- Estancias attacked by the Indians -- Salt-Lakes -- Flamingoes -- R.
A giant negro
, fantastically dressed in a red embroidered coat, yellow trousers and a military cap, discreetly distributed cards to those of the passing crowd who consented to take them.
Neither was this all; for my goods being all English manufacture, such as cloths, stuffs, baize, and things particularly valuable and desirable in the country, I found means to sell them to a very great advantage; so that I might say I had more than four times the value of my first cargo, and was now infinitely beyond my poor neighbour - I mean in the advancement of my plantation; for the first thing I did, I bought me a negro
slave, and an European servant also - I mean another besides that which the captain brought me from Lisbon.
The third, and not the least numerous or influential, is composed of all that delicate gentility which cannot bear a superior, and cannot brook an equal; of that class whose Republicanism means, 'I will not tolerate a man above me: and of those below, none must approach too near;' whose pride, in a land where voluntary servitude is shunned as a disgrace, must be ministered to by slaves; and whose inalienable rights can only have their growth in negro