The Land We Love, Volumes 3-4

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Jas. P. Irwin & D.H. Hill, 1869

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If you choose an article in the Contents section of this on-line version, you will be disappointed to learn that the link does not connect you to the beginning of the article. Instead, you will find yourself two to three pages into the article and required to page backward. In some instances, the link does not connect you to the topic at all. Either the links were shabbily done by Google or the editor of the original, paper-bound version did not accurately display the pages on which articles began and ended.  

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Page 470 - On lips that are for others; deep as love, Deep as first love, and wild with all regret; O Death in Life, the days that are no more.
Page 183 - And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, . And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor: And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor Shall be lifted — nevermore...
Page 470 - And thinking of the days that are no more. Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail That brings our friends up from the underworld, Sad as the last which reddens over one That sinks with all we love below the verge; So sad, so fresh, the days that are no more.
Page 274 - General McLaws, with his own division and that of General RH Anderson, will follow General Longstreet On reaching Middletown he will take the route to Harper's Ferry, and by Friday morning possess himself of the Maryland Heights, and endeavor to capture the enemy at Harper's Ferry and vicinity.
Page 176 - I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality.
Page 470 - TEARS, IDLE TEARS Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean. Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.
Page 48 - Ah, captain! here goes for a fine-drawn bead : There's music around when my barrel's in tune." Crack ! went the rifle, the messenger sped, And dead from his horse fell the ringing dragoon. " Now, rifleman, steal through the bushes and snatch From your victim some trinket to handsel first blood — A button, a loop or that luminous patch That gleams in the moon like a diamond stud.
Page 390 - I say, if you wish to be pinioned, robbed, and murdered, and see your wives and daughters, in four days, abused by the dregs of mankind— in short, if you wish or deserve to live, and bear the name of men, grasp your arms in a moment and run to camp.
Page 83 - The mossy marbles rest On the lips that he has prest In their bloom, And the names he loved to hear Have been carved for many a year On the tomb.
Page 165 - Ideas that in themselves are not all of kin, come to be so united in some men's minds, that it is very hard to separate them; they always keep in company, and the one no sooner at any time comes into the understanding, but its associate appears with it...

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