Read out the variety, Bluff, and see if any one thinks we want anything else."
He then fainted from exhaustion, and his captors hastened to relieve him of his cuirass and his cape of buff leather, which was pierced all over by musket balls.
After the visitor had been in contact with the slave-holding spirit long enough to have imbibed it, (no very tedious process,) a cuff, or even a kick administered to a slave, would not be likely to give him such a shock that his memory would long retain the traces of it.
INDEX Adams, Henry, leader of the exodus to Kansas, Akron, friends of fugitives in, Alton Telegraph, comment of, Anderson, promoter of settling of Negroes in Jamaica, Anti-slavery, leaders of the movement, became more helpful to the refugees, Anti-slavery sentiment, of two kinds, American Federation of Labor, attitude of, toward Negro labor, Appalachian highland, settlers of, aided fugitives; exodus of Negroes to, Arkansas, drain of laborers to, Ball, J.P., a contractor, Ball, Thomas, a contractor, Barclay, interest of, in the sending of Negroes to Jamaica, Barrett, Owen A., discoverer of a remedy, Bates, owner of slaves at St. Genevieve, Beauvais, owner of slaves, Upper Louisiana, Benezet, Anthony, plan of, to colonize Negroes in West; interest of, in settling Negroes in the West, Berlin Cross Roads, Negroes of, Bibb, Henry, interest of, in colonization, Birney, James G., promoter of the migration of the Negroes; press of, destroyed by mob in Cincinnati, Black Friday, riot of, in Portsmouth, Blackburn, Thornton, a fugitive claimed in Detroit, Boll weevil, a cause of migration, Boston, friends of fugitives in, Boyce, Stanbury, went with his father to Trinidad in the fifties, Boyd, Henry, a successful mechanic in Cincinnati, Brannagan, Thomas, advocate of colonizing the Negroes in the West; interest of, in settling Negroes in the West, Brissot de Warville, observations of, on Negroes in the West, British Guiana, attractive to free Negroes, Brooklyn, Illinois, a Negro community, Brown, John, in the Appalachian highland, Brown County, Ohio, Negroes in, Buffalo, friends of fugitives in, Butler, General, holds Negroes as contraband; policy of, followed by General Wood and General Banks, Cairo, Illinois, an outlet for the refugees Calvin Township, Cass County, Michigan, a Negro community; note on progress of Campbell, Sir George, comment on condition of Negroes in Kansas City Canaan, New Hampshire, break-up of school of, admitting Negroes, Canada, the migration of Negroes to; settlements in, Canadians, supply of slaves of; prohibited the importation of slaves, Canterbury, people of, imprison Prudence Crandall because she taught Negroes, Cardoza, F.L., return of from Edinburgh to South Carolina, Cassey, Joseph C., a lumber merchant, Cassey, Joseph, a broker in Philadelphia, Chester, T. Morris, went from Pittsburgh to settle in Louisiana, Cincinnati, friends of fugitives in; mobs; successful Negroes of, Clark, Edward V., a jeweler, Clay, Henry, a colonizationist, Code for indentured servants in West, note, Coffin, Levi, comment on the condition of the refugees, Coles, Edward, moved to Illinois to free his slaves; correspondence with Jefferson on slavery, Colgate, Richard, master of James Wenyam who escaped to the West, Collins, Henry M., interest of, in colonization; a real estate man in Pittsburgh, Corbin, J.C., return of, from Chillicothe to Arkansas, Colonization proposed as a remedy for migration, in the West; organization of society of; failure to remove free Negroes; opposed by free people of color; meetings of, in the interest of the West Indies; impeded by the exodus to the West Indies; a remedy for migration, Colonization Society, organization of; renewed efforts of, Colonizationists, opposition of, to the migration to the West Indies, Columbia, Pa., friends of fugitives in, Compagnie de l'Occident in control of Louisiana, Condition of fugitives in contraband camps, Congested districts in the North, Connecticut, exterminated slavery; law of; against teaching Negroes, Conventions of Negroes, Cook, Forman B., a broker, Crandall, A.W., interest in checking the exodus to Kansas, Crandall, Prudence, imprisoned because she taught Negroes, Credit system, a cause of unrest, Crozat, Antoine, as Governor of Louisiana, Cuffe, Paul, an actual colonizationist, Davis, comment on freedmen's vagrancy, De Baptiste, Richard, father of, in Detroit, Debasement of the blacks after Reconstruction, Delany, Martin R., interest of, in colonization, De Tocqueville, observation of, on the condition of free Negroes in the North, Delaware, disfranchisement of Negroes in, Detroit, Negroes in; friends of fugitives in; a gateway to Canada; the Negro question in; mob of, rises against Negroes; successful Negroes of, Dinwiddie, Governor, Fears of, as to servile insurrection, Diseases of Negroes in the North, Distribution of intelligent blacks, Douglass, Frederick, the leading Negro journalist; advice of, on staying in the South to retain political power; comment of, on exodus to Kansas, Downing, Thomas, owner of a restaurant, Drain of laborers to Mississippi and Louisiana; to Arkansas and Texas, Eaton, John, work of, among the refugees, Economic opportunities for the Negro in the North; economic opportunities for Negroes in the South, Educational facilities, the lack of, Elizabethtown, friends of fugitives in, Elliot, E.B., return of, from Boston to South Carolina, Elmira, friends of fugitives in, Emancipation of the Negroes in the West Indies, the effect of, Epstein, Abraham, an authority on the Negro migrant in Pittsburgh, Exodus, the, during the World War; causes; efforts of the South to check it; Negroes divided on it; whites divided on it; unfortunate for the South; probable results; will increase political power of Negro; exodus of the Negroes to Kansas, Fear of Negro domination to cease, Ficklen, comment on freedmen's vagrancy, Fiske, A.S., work of, among the contrabands, Fleming, comment of, on freedmen's vagrancy, Floods of the Mississippi, a cause of migration, Foote, Ex-Governor of Mississippi, liberal measure of, presented to Vicksburg convention, Fort Chartres, slaves of, Forten, James, a wealthy Negro, Freedman's relief societies, aid of, Free Negroes, opposed to American Colonization Society; interested in African colonization; National Council of, French, departure of, from West to keep slaves; welcome of, to fugitive slaves of the English colonies; good treatment of, Friends of fugitives, Fugitive Slave Law, a destroyer of Negro settlements, Fugitives coming to Pennsylvania, Gallipolis, friends of fugitives in, Georgia, laws of, against Negro mechanics; slavery considered profitable in, Germans antagonistic to Negroes; favorable to fugitives in mountains; opposed Negro settlement in Mercer County, Ohio; their hatred of Negroes, Gibbs, Judge M.W., went from Philadelphia to Arkansas, Gilmore's High School, work of, in Cincinnati, Gist, Samuel, settled his Negroes in Ohio, Goodrich, William, owner of railroad stock, Gordon, Robert, a successful coal dealer in Cincinnati, Grant, General U.S., protected refugees in his camp; retained them at Fort Donelson; his use of the refugees, Greener, R.T., comment of, on the exodus to Kansas; went from Philadelphia to South Carolina, Gregg, Theodore H., sent his manumitted slaves to Ohio, Gulf States, proposed Negro commonwealths of, Guild of Caterers, in Philadelphia, Halleck, General, excluded slaves from his lines, Harlan, Robert, a horseman, Harper, John, sent his slaves to Mercer County, Ohio, Hamsburg, Negroes in; reaction against Negroes in, Harrison, President William H., accommodated at the cafe of John Julius, a Negro, Hayden, a successful clothier, Hayti, the exodus of Negroes to, Henry, Patrick, on natural rights, Hill of Chillicothe, a tanner and currier, Holly, James T., interest of, in colonization, Hood, James W., went from Connecticut to North Carolina, Hunter, General, dealing with the refugees in South Carolina Illinois, the attitude of, toward the Negro; race prejudice in; slavery question in the organization of; effort to make the constitution proslavery, Immigration of foreigners, cessation of, a cause of the Negro migration, Indian Territory, exodus of Negroes to, Indiana, the attitude of, toward the Negro; counties of, receiving Negroes from slave states; slavery question in the organization of; effort to make constitution of pro-slavery; race prejudice in; protest against the settlement of Negroes there, Indians, attitude of, toward the Negroes, Infirmary Farms, for refugees, Intimidation, a cause of migration, Irish, antagonistic to Negroes; their hatred of Negroes, Jamaica, Negroes of the United States settled in, Jay's Treaty, Jefferson, Thomas, his plan for general education including the slaves; plan to colonize Negroes in the West; natural rights theory of; an advocate of the colonization of the Negroes in the West Indies, Jenkins, David, a paper hanger and glazier, Johnson, General, permitted slave hunters to seek their slaves in his lines, Julius, John, proprietor of a cafe in which he entertained President William H. Harrison, Kansas Freedmen's Relief Association, the work of, Kansas refugees, condition of; treatment of, Kaokia, slaves of, Kaskaskia, slaves of, Keith, George, interested in the Negroes, Kentucky, disfranchisement of Negroes in; abolition society of, advocated the colonization of the blacks in the West, Key, Francis S., a colonizationist, Kingsley, Z., a master, settled his son of color in Hayti, Ku Klux Klan, the work of, Labor agents promoting the migration of Negroes, Lambert, William, interest of, in the colonization of Negroes, Land tenure, a cause of unrest; after Reconstruction, Langston, John M., returned from Ohio to Virginia, Lawrence County, Ohio, Negroes immigrated into, Liberia, freedmen sent to, Lincoln, Abraham, urged withholding slaves, Louis XIV, slave regulations of, Louisiana, drain of laborers to; exodus from; refugees in, Lower Camps, Brown County, Negroes of, Lower Louisiana, conditions of; conditions of slaves in, Lundy, Benjamin, promoter of the migration of Negroes, Lynching, a cause of migration; number of Negroes lynched, McCook, General, permitted slave hunters to seek their Negroes in his lines, Maryland, disfranchisement of Negroes in; passed laws against Negro mechanics; reaction in, Massachusetts, exterminated slavery, Meade, Bishop William, a colonizationist, Mercer County, Ohio, successful Negroes of; resolutions of citizens against Negroes, Miami County, Randolph's Negroes sent to, Michigan, Negroes transplanted to; attitude of, toward the Negro, Migration, the, of the talented tenth; handicaps of; of politicians to Washington; of educated Negroes; of the intelligent laboring class; effect of Negroes' prospective political power; to northern cities, Miles, N.E., interest in stopping the exodus to Kansas, Mississippi, drain of laborers to; exodus from; refugees in; slaves along, Morgan, Senator, of Alabama, interested in sending the Negroes to Africa, Movement of the blacks to the western territory; promoted by Quakers, Movements of Negroes during the Civil War; of poor whites, Mulber, Stephen, a contractor, Murder of Negroes in the South, Natural rights, the effect of; the discussion of, on the condition of the Negro, Negro journalists, the number of Negroes, condition of, after Reconstruction; escaped to the West; those having wealth tend to remain in the South; migration of, to Mexico; exodus of, to Liberia; no freedom of speech of; not migratory; leaders of Reconstruction, largely from the North; mechanics in Cincinnati; servants on Ohio river vessels, New Hampshire, exterminated slavery, New Jersey, abolished slavery New York, abolition of slavery in; friends of fugitives in; mobs of, attack Negroes; Negro suffrage in; restrictions of, on Negroes, North Carolina, Negro suffrage in; Quakers of, promoting the migration of the Negroes; reaction in, North, change in attitude of, toward the Negro; divided in its sentiment as to method of helping the Negro; favorable sentiment of; trade of, with the South; fugitives not generally welcomed; its Negro problem; housing the Negro in; criminal class of Negroes in, loss of interest of, in the Negro; not a place of refuge for Negroes; Northwest, few Negroes in, at first; hesitation to go there because of the ordinance of 1787, Noyes Academy, broken up because it admitted Negroes, Nugent, Colonel W.L., interest in stopping the exodus to Kansas, Occupations of Negroes in the North, Ohio, Negro question in constitutional convention of; in the legislature of 1804; black laws of; protest against Negroes, Oklahoma, Negroes in; discouraged by early settlers of, Ordinance of 1784 rejected, Ordinance of 1787, passed; meaning of sixth article of; reasons for the passage of; did not at first disturb slavery; construction of, Otis, James, on natural rights, Pacific Railroad, proposal to build, with refugee labor, Palmyra, race prejudice of, Pelham, Robert A., father of, moved to Detroit, Penn, William, advocate of emancipation, Pennsylvania, effort in, to force free Negroes to support their dependents; effort to prevent immigration of Negroes; increase in the population of free Negroes of; petitions to rid the State of Negroes by colonization; era of good feeling in; exterminated slavery; the migration of freedmen from North Carolina to; Negro suffrage in; passed laws against Negro mechanics; successful Negroes of, Peonage, a cause of migration, Philadelphia, Negroes rush to; race friction of; woman of color stoned to death; Negro church disturbed; reaction against Negroes; riots in; successful Negroes of; property owned by Negroes, Pierce, E.S., plan for handling refugees in South Carolina, Pinchback, P.B.S., return of, from Ohio to Louisiana to enter politics, Pittman, Philip, account of West, of, Pittsburgh, friends of fugitives in; Negro of, married to French woman; kind treatment of refugees; respectable mulatto woman married to a surgeon of Nantes; riot in, Platt, William, a lumber merchant, Political power, not to be the only aim of the migrants; the mistakes of such a policy, Polities, a cause of unrest, Pollard, N.W., agent of the Government of Trinidad, sought Negroes in the United States, Portsmouth, friends of fugitives of, Portsmouth, Ohio, mob of, drives Negroes out; progressive Negroes of, Prairie du Rocher, slaves of, Press comments on sending Negroes to Africa, Puritans, not much interested in the Negro, Quakers, promoted the movement of the blacks to Western territory; in the mountains assisted fugitives, Race prejudice, the effects of; among laboring classes, Randolph, John, a colonizationist; sought to settle his slaves in Mercer County, Ohio, Reaction against the Negro, Reconstruction, promoted to an extent by Negro natives of North, Redpath, James, interest of, in colonization, Refugees assembled in camps; in West; in Washington; in South; exodus of, to the North; fear that they would overrun the North; development of; vagrancy at close of war, Renault, Philip Francis, imported slaves, Resolutions of the Vicksburg Convention bearing on the exodus to Kansas, Rhode Island, exterminated slavery, Richards, Benjamin, a wealthy Negro of Pittsburgh, Richard, Fannie M., a successful teacher in Detroit, Riley, William H., a well-to-do bootmaker, Ringold, Thomas, advertisement of, for a slave in the West, Rochester, friends of fugitives in, Saint John, Governor, aid of, to the Negroes in Kansas, Sandy Lake, Negro settlement in, Saunders of Cabell County, Virginia, sent manumitted slaves to Cass County, Michigan, Saxton, General Rufus, plan for handling refugees in South Carolina, Scotch-Irish Presbyterians, favorable to fugitives, Scott, Henry, owner of a pickling business, Scroggs, Wm.
From saints and tender consciences in buff; From Mounson in a foam, and Haslerig in a huff; From both men and women that think they never have enough; And from a fool’s head that looks through a chain and a duff; From fools and knaves, etc.
If a Negro under extraordinary circumstances had saved money enough, did he not always purchase his release from this situation of superior happiness by the sacrifice of his last shilling?
She closed her eyes and let her hand linger up at his cheek, head still back against him, so that, inclining his head, he could rest his lips in the ash-blond fluff of her hair.
But though Diogenes was as ridiculous a dog as one would meet with on a summer's day; a blundering, ill-favored, clumsy, bullet-headed dog, continually acting on the wrong idea that there was an enemy in the neighborhood whom it was meritorious to bark at; and though he was far from good-tempered, and certainly was not clever, and had hair all over his eyes, and a comical nose, and an inconsistent tail, and a gruff voice,--he was dearer to Florence, in virtue of Paul's parting remembrance of him, and that request that he might be taken care of, than the most valuable and beautiful of his kind.
"Don't take all that guff of hers too literally, old man.
Walke, walke, you and your Captaine Huff to London, And tell thy mother how thou has't sped i'th country, And let her moane thee.
Leboeuf, a town of Erie county, Pennsylvania, near a small lake of the same name.
"What means that sudden luff, sir?
In "Macbeth," desiring to pay the highest compliment to Macduff's judgment and knowledge, he makes Lennox say,-- "He is noble, wise, judicious, and best knows The fits of the season.
The police believe that Wunderbaum is no other than the notorious McDuff, the Peebles anarchist, who, when not actively engaged in preaching revolution, used to earn a precarious livelihood contributing to the Scottish comic papers.
I suppose you'll have a muff made out of this nice fur for somebody?"
in the verra middle aiblins o' a paragraph, he grew transformed afore your verra face into something bestial,--you heard a grunt that made ye grue, and there was an ill smell in the room, as frae a pluff o' sulphur.--April, 1827.
I know I ought to make no dereliction From the straight path to this side or to that; I know the story I relate's no fiction, And that the moment that I quit some flat, Folks are all puff, and blame, and contradiction, And swear I never know what I'd be at; In short, such crowds, I find, can mend one's poem, I live retired, on purpose not to know 'em.
This year, however, when Acton went, as usual, to the library to formally ask permission that the celebration should take place, he met with a terrible rebuff.
It took Tom only a casual examination to see that a surprise would have to be launched by way of a sort of rough natural stairway.
Wheresor'er I turn my view, All is strange, yet nothing new; Endless labour all along, Endless labour to be wrong; Phrase that time hath flung away, Uncouth words in disarray, Trick'd in antique ruff and bonnet, Ode, and elegy, and sonnet.
I scuff and stamp the snow away and pull it open with difficulty.
While we were listening to the story of Mark Shuff and the wolves, the old fellow over the water made the forest ring again with his howling.
Delorier leaped out knee-deep in water, and by dint of sacres and a vigorous application of the whip, he urged the mules out of the slough.
The poem is still well worth reading; for as an expression of the artificial life of the age--of its cards, parties, toilettes, lapdogs, tea-drinking, snuff-taking, and idle vanities--it is as perfect in its way as Tamburlaine, which reflects the boundless ambition of the Elizabethans.
Terrible messy stuff, too, and mak's nea end o' dirt."
He was slight in figure, but robust and tough, and was a very decided character among his classmates.
The rock, mainly volcanic tuff, includes thick strata of columnar basalt, and one could see beautiful designs of jammed and twisted columns as well as caves with whole and half pillars very much like a miniature Giant's Causeway.