Herman, or, Young Knighthood
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ..."If the laws cannot, More...
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Publisher: General Books LLC
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.46" tall
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ..."If the laws cannot, the lawless may. You are a Northern man, and my brother; and that's enough. The State has no law that can touch you, to be sure; but neither, I believe, has it any strong enough to protect you against the moh if it rises, Whether it takes it into its hundred heads to hang, flog, or only tar and feather you. Indeed, you must be careful. It sounds ungrateful' to say so, but I do wish, from my heart, that you would be contented to provide counsel for ine, and go back at once. If you stay here, you must make up your mind to have to do with a pack of born and bred moral maniacs, to be provoked every day as you never were before in the whole course of your life, and still to keep your temper." " I shall stay, and take you back with me." " Hush Hark " The clapping sound of bare feet, hurrying over the ground without, had just been interrupted by the hoarse challenge of the guard: "Hullo, stop Who goes thar?" "Jerry," presently answered a hesitating voice. " What's Jerry arter, this time o' night?" " Goin to fotch de doctor for missis." " Whar's yer pairss?" "Oh, mas'r, mas'r said, 'Neber mind de pairss, 'cause missis she powerful bad ' " "Pull off your shirt." " What's all that?" said Edward. Herman ground his teeth, and made no other answer. The dialogue went on without: " Oh, mas'r, couldn't stop to be flogged now, nohow; 'cause missis die if she don't get de doctor. Mas'r said," " Pull ofi' your shirt " " Oh, mas'r, couldn't do it, nohow, --so damp;--cotch...