4 edition of Bricks Without Straw a Novel found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||June 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 83 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
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" "Oh, don't, Nimbus," said the other, shrinking away. " The overseer's horn was at Ware's lips in a moment, and before the master had finished his dinner every man, woman, and child on the plantation was in the yard, and every mule and horse was in the barn-lot ready to be brought out for his inspection. " He laughed heartily, for his propensity for dropping in unawares upon his agents was so well known that he enjoyed their confusion almost as much as he valued the surprise as a means of ascertaining their attention to his interests.
There was some clamor, but the gentleman did not flinch. "Ober to Bricks Without Straw a Novel mainlan'," was the composed answer. But he attended to all this himself. I tell ye what orter been done, 'Liab; when de law married us all, jes out of han' like, it orter hev named us too. Warn't you better off as a slave than I am free?
Gib him a good name, now, none o' yer common mean ones, but jes' der bes' one yer got in yer book;" for Colonel Desmit was writing in a heavy clasped book which rested on a light stand beside him.
Wheat and corn and meat, raised upon some of his plantations, supplied others devoted to non-edible staples. "For some reason, Bricks Without Straw a Novel have never known exactly what, he became anxious to leave my house soon after Nimbus' return from the army, although I had offered him the free use of the little shop where he and his mother had lived, as long as he desired.
Such, in truth, he was. Shen Yanbei frowned, looking straight at the man without speaking. The latter's wishes were explained, and he was asked if he could fulfil them.
The first step in the progress from the prison-house of bondage to the citadel of liberty was a strange one. " and the woman dropped a courtesy. Albion Tourgee is as close as I've found so far to a writer who puts Reconstruction into fiction, making it come alive in a compelling story with relatable characters.
THE SHADOW OF THE FLAG,• His only care was to see that his property did not depreciate, and that the course adopted by the agent was one likely to produce good results. " "But the chillen, Nimbus. She had passed her school-girl life with safety; but he rightly judged that a few years in the genial climate where she then was would do very much toward enabling her to resist the approaches of disease The work. ' "An' he sez, 'Whip much? Shen Yanbei reluctantly picked up the bowl and prepared to eat porridge, but the man did not sit down.
Wheat and corn and meat, raised upon some of his plantations, supplied others devoted to non-edible staples. As they grew older this attachment became stronger.
" "Wal, hit ought ter hev gone dat fur.
BORN OF THE STORM XV.
Knapp-of-Reeds has been doin' better 'n' better ever sence I've knowed it; but she's jest outdoin' herself this year.