Way-side Glimpses, North and South by Lillian FosterWay-side Glimpses, North and South by Lillian Foster

Way-side Glimpses, North and South

byLillian Foster

Paperback | February 1, 2012

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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. 1860. Excerpt: ... United States Hotel, Colfhbia, S. C., February 12,1855. Southerners at present have but little to say about secession. The whole South are looking quietly on, watching the movements of the North; but, I assure you, there is a deep under-current of feeling flowing steadily but slowly, as yet invisible to northerners, still its course is sure, and it will swell to the surface and deluge this Union, with misery, and perhaps with bloodshed. And by whom? By those who should still be a band of brothers, who fought side by side, and sacrificed their all for their country's good; whose advancement and prosperity have been much greater than the sanguine hopes of the noble statesmen who formed this confederacy and framed its constitution. Will abolitionists still persist to interfere with southern rights, until forbearance ceases to be a virtue? NORTHERN AGGRESSIONS. 87 There are, no doubt, instances of slaves having tyrannical masters, and being subjected to inhuman treatment; for over the wide, wide world, there are tyrants in every land and in every clime--husband tyrants, father tyrants--but political tyrants, there should be none. In the hands of our rulers is placed a high and holy trust--their country's welfare--in discharge of which duty they should look to the greatest good to the greatest number. That special endowment, and superior intellect, fitting them for the exalted and responsible position they occupy was not given by divine Providence for their own aggrandizement, but to guide and sway the many, to produce harmony and perfection in the whole body politic. The South feel that they are constantly misrepresented by northerners, which is too true. Allowing that occasionally a slave is treated with brutality, in all questions exceptions are not rules, ...
Title:Way-side Glimpses, North and SouthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217419011

ISBN - 13:9780217419017