The Virginia Comedians: Or, Old Days in the Old Dominion, Volumen2

D. Appleton, 1854

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Página 235 - He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief; and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows; yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.
Página 235 - He was taken from prison, and from judgment: and who shall declare his generation ? for he was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of my people was he stricken.
Página 77 - The great now are gane, a' wha ventured to save, The new grass is springing on the tap o' their grave; But the sun through the mirk blinks blythe in my e'e, ' I'll shine on ye yet in your ain countree.
Página 77 - t wi' the blude of usurping tyrannie, An' green it will graw in my ain countree. O, there's nocht now frae ruin my country can save, But the keys o' kind heaven, to open the grave; That a' the noble martyrs wha died for loyaltie May rise again an' fight for their ain countree. The great now are gane, a...
Página 137 - Prepare the horses!" comes from the judges' stand opposite. Captain Ralph Waters leaves the ladies with a gallant bow, and pushes his way through the swaying and excited crowd, toward the spot where the animals are being saddled. A tremendous hurly-burly reigns there ; men of all classes, boys, negroes, gentlemen, indented servants, — all are betting with intense interest. The dignified grooms endeavor to keep back the crowd : — the owners of the horses give their orders to the microscopic monkeys...
Página 77 - When the flower is i' the bud, and the leaf is on the tree, The lark shall sing me hame in my ain countrie. Hame, hame, hame, hame fain wad I be, Oh, hame, hame, hame, to my ain countrie ! The green leaf o...
Página 138 - ... are off like lightning. The course is a mile in circumference, and they go round it before the excited crowd can look at them a dozen times. They whirl past the stand, and push on again. Sir Archy leads ; Fair Anna trails on a hard rein ; the Arabian is two lengths behind ; but he is not running. They thunder up the quarter stretch : Sir Archy is bounding, like some diabolical monster, far before his companions, spite of his owner's cries ; the Arabian has come up and locks the mare ; they run...

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