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Washington and the Hatchet..

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Washington's Advice to His Nephew,

George Washington

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Washington, Character of ... James Madison
Washington's Farewell to the American People, 1796,

George Washington

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Washington and Lee

James Barron Hope

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Washington's Mother When a Girl..

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Washington's Mother at the Peace Ball

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Washington's Speech in Congress on his Appointment as Com-
mander-in-Chief, 1775 · .... George Washington

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Washington, Memorial Address in Congress, 1800, by Henry Lee, 124
Weatherford, or Red Eagle. .

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We Break the Glass,-Song.. E. C. Pinkney.

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WEEMS, Mason Locke.

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What is Music?
. Sidney Lanier .

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Whippoorwill, The .

Madison Cawein.

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WILDE, RICHARD HENRY .

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Wilson, Mrs. Augusta Evans .

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WILSON, ROBERT BURNS .

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WIRT, WILLIAM

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Wise Choice .
· John C. Calhoun .

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Woman's Duty.

Louisa S, M'Cord, .

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Captain John Smith. .
Rescue of Captain Smith by Pocahontas.
Jamestown, Va. The first permanent English settlement in

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Storm at Sea ..
Sir Walter Raleigh
Westover, the Home of William Byrd.
Evelyn Byrd ..
Hunting in the Dismal Swamp
The Tower of London
George Washington
Washington Taking the Oath of Office
Old St. John's Church, Richmond, Va.
Fort Moultrie, S. C. Fort Sumter in the Distance.
Monticello, the Home of Jefferson .
Harper's Ferry.
Jasper Replacing the Flag .
William and Mary College, Williamsburg, Va.
University of Virginia .
Henry Clay...
Star-Spangled Banner and Seal of the United States
Scene in Louisiana .
University of North Carolina .
John Caldwell Calhoun and His Home..
Mexican Assault on the Alamo ...
General Sam Houston, First President of Texas .
State House, Columbia, S. C..
Old Plantation Home
Alamo, San Antonio, Texas .
Ruins of the English Settlement at Roanoke, N. C.

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234 Off Cape Hatteras .

244 Indian Dance , .

253 General R. E. Lee .

265 Washington and Lee University.

267 Beauvoir, the Home of Jefferson Davis

273 Robert Toombs . .

285 United States Senate .

299 University of Alabama .

301 Boone Entering Kentucky, June 7, 1769

307 Osceola.

312 Natural Bridge, Virginia . .

325 Cow-Boy. Scene on Texas Prairie .

337 University of State of Missouri, Columbia ..

342 University of Texas (Main Building), Austin .

347 State Capitol of North Carolina ..

359 University of Georgia, Chapel, Athens

376 Tomb of Mary, the Mother of Washington, Fredericksburg, Va. General T. J. Jackson (Stonewall). Battle of Blue Licks Mt. Mitchell, N. C. Above the Clouds Grady Monument, Atlanta, Ga ...

414 Agricultural and Mechanical College of Mississippi .

420 University of Tennessee, Knoxville. .

424 Model School, Peabody Normal College. .

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SOUTHERN LITERATURE.

FIRST PERIOD .. 1579-1750.

JOHN SMITH.

1579-1631.

CAPTAIN John Smith, the first writer of Virginia, was born at Willoughby, England, and led a life of rare and extensive adventure. “Lamenting and repenting," he says, "to have seen so many Christians slaughter one another,” in France and the Lowlands, he enlisted in the wars against the Turks. He was captured by them and held prisoner for a year, but escaped and travelled all over Europe. He finally joined the expedition to colonize Virginia, and came over with the first settlers of Jamestown in 1607. His life here is well known; he remained with the colony

He afterwards returned to America as Admiral of New England, but did not stay long. He spent the remainder of his life in writing accounts of himself and his travels, and of the colonies in America.

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WORKS. True Relation (1608).

Generall Historie of Virginia, New Eng Map of Virginia (1612).

land, and the Summer Isles (1624). Description of New England (1616).

True Travels (1630). New England's Trials (1620).

Advertisements for Inexperienced Planters Accidence for Young Seamen (1626). of New England (1631).

Captain Smith's style is honest and hearty in tone, picruresque, often amusing, never tiresome. It is involved and ungrammatical at times, but not obscure. The critics have professed to find many inaccuracies of historical statement;

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