The Poetical and Prose Writings of James Linen by James LinenThe Poetical and Prose Writings of James Linen by James Linen

The Poetical and Prose Writings of James Linen

byJames Linen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1865 Excerpt: ... DESULTORIOUS CHRONICLES: Translation of a Chaldean MS. lately discovered in the Archives of the Great Ducal Library of Wolfenbuttel. Cjraptrr first. JAMES THE APOSTATE AND STONEWALL JACKSON. IN the days of James the Apostate, the people cried aloud for a change of government, and a great change came to pass. It was said that James was a degenerate descendant of Judas Iscariot; but the cobwebs of ages had so obscured the line of genealogy that philosophers, in their antiquarian researches, were lost in doubt, and many of them believed that he did not spring from a source so respectable. Be that as it may, while the flags of rebellion were waving in the South, and the lightnings of war playing around the gray walls of the citadel called Sumter, the hoary-headed traitor was hurled from his throne amid the loud imprecations of millions. Judas, who betrayed his master, feeling the weight of his guilt, hanged himself; but James, the betrayer of his country, was permitted to live for a time, to behold the land deluged with the blood of the innocent, and laid waste by robbers, who were cruel withont mercy. Thus, James the Apostate, who had ruled for four years, passed away, and Abraham reigned in his stead. The land over which he held sway was wide in its limits. Though its boundaries were not accurately known, they were allowed to extend from the bleak and granite mountains of New Hampshire to the warm and golden shores of the Pacific. There were the Lincolnites, the Yankeeites, the Douglasites, and the Davisites. The Davisites were haughty and proud, and held millions of the descendants of Ham in bondage. They occupied the land of the South. One of their great captains was a holy man, and prayed fervently unto the Lord to direct his ways. He was found morning and...
Title:The Poetical and Prose Writings of James LinenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217601987

ISBN - 13:9780217601986