Southern Life In Southern Literature; Selections Of Representative Prose And Poetry by Maurice Garland FultonSouthern Life In Southern Literature; Selections Of Representative Prose And Poetry by Maurice Garland Fulton

Southern Life In Southern Literature; Selections Of Representative Prose And Poetry

byMaurice Garland Fulton

Paperback | January 10, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... From that chamber, and from that mansion, I fled aghast. The storm was still abroad in all its wrath as I found myself crossing the old causeway. Suddenly there shot along the path a wild light, and I turned to see whence a gleam so unusual could have issued; for the vast house and its shadows were alone behind me. The radiance was that of the full, setting, and blood-red moon, which now shone vividly through that once barely discernible fissure, of which I have before spoken as extending from the roof of the building, in a zigzag direction, to the base. While I gazed, this fissure rapidly widened -- there came a fierce breath of the whirlwind --- the entire orb of the satellite burst at once upon my sight -- my brain reeled as I saw the mighty walls rushing asunder -- there was a long, tumultuous, shouting sound like the voice of a thousand waters -- and the deep and dank tarn at my feet closed sullenly and silently over the fragments of the " House of Usher." JOHN PENDLETON KENNEDY [John Pendleton Kennedy was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1795. After graduating from a local college he studied law and began to practice his profession. For the rest of his life he divided his attention among law, politics, and literature. In 1852 he became Secretary of the Navy under President Fillmore. He died at Newport, Rhode Island, in 1870.] SELECTIONS FROM "SWALLOW BARN" Swallow Barn, An Old Virginia Estate Swallow Barn is an aristocratical old edifice which sits, like a rooding hen, on the southern bank of the James River. It down upon a shady pocket or nook, formed by an indention of the shore, from a gentle acclivity thinly sprinkled with oaks whose magnificent branches afford habitation to sundry friendly colonies of squirrels and woodpeckers. This time-honored mansio...
Title:Southern Life In Southern Literature; Selections Of Representative Prose And PoetryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217556787

ISBN - 13:9780217556781

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