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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 2 October 1850

l"l ' Fodlisiied nv "Tub Texab Vol. I. Torms. Sense mrnox 83 Dollars pur annum In al-rnt.ee ArpRTtiiva 31 per qua re for the first insertion. And .10 cent for each ubtequent trucrtion. 10 lines or Ichh to constnute nei-iire. or "TIIE TEXAS MONUMENT." J Tun Texas Monument a weekly newspaper published !n the town of La Grange in the county of Fayette for Three Dollars a year payable invariably in advance. The Press and Typo belong to the Monumental Comriitteo ; and tho pro- ceeds arising from the publication of the paper will (after pajlng the expenses of publication) be appropriated (o the ercc lion of a Monument to tlio memory of tho decimated Micr prisoners and others who have fallen in ibo cause of Texas. The paper will ho devoted to no sect in religion or parly in politics. The Committee wish it to be emphatically a newspaper which will treat all sects and parties fiirl) give placo to no personal articles in its columns and give informa- tion as far as possible upon nil subjects ...

Publication Title: Texas Monument, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 2 October 1850

V-i- . . article and presuming Mr. Barnum would feel desirous of obtaining it lie hail determined to make him tlio first offer.--Mr. Barnum enquired if it was an oil painting and being ansvvcrod in the af- firmative he eagerly asked tha price to which the modest Sncdo replied "Only tiventy-fivo dollar)!" The money was quickly counted out and the adventurer pocketing it went his way. Barnuui congratulated himself upon Ins good luck In obtaining a flno and origi- nal picturo of the famous Jenny in oil ami forthwith went to an iistabiishmcnt near by in pursuit of a frame. Finding ono llilt suited his fancy the price of which was fifteen dollars be proceeded to give directions concerning it. "Hut" said the man "jou don't want mcv pcnsiiro a frame for that thing ?" "Why not ?" responded Barnum with look of surpriso " it is Jho only oil painting "of Jetniy.li the country. I have just '-Vufch'aicd .it- of a Swede direct from .Stockholm for f C!j and jlcjign to hing ft'in a conspicuous plac...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 2 October 1850

)as induced by;llestroiig feligijiiu e- titement under which she has'been labor- ing fur somo time. Mississippi Senate Gov. Quitman lias orBerci) snecial elections art ilia "7tli and 8th pfox.t.to fill the vacancies jnjhk senatorial' branch: or the' Slilo Lcgisla- tnrei ill the eoontics of Lowndes and Carroll Dr.-Llpcombe President of the Senate nndlatcly deceased .was tho last Senator from I.omulcs. From (lie Southern l.tlcrary Gazette. A Psalm. Dr 3. A. TCRNEn. Bow before tho Lord jo nations of llio earth And own him your King t for lie is miglitv. And t.lcro is nono like him. Tho breath of his Nostril is the whirlwind r his voice is ns The thunder and in his hand ho holdelh Tho lightning. IIo breathes in his anger and The enrth shakes ; her pillars move and tho beasts i Iro unto tho mountains. Tho fountains of I llio ilcep nro broken up and tho billows Lift their heads and turn white for fear. Tho sea Opens her mouth at liia v oice and tho ships uiuu uv-r uuiuin uru uasm-u into l...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 2 October 1850

s1 ZzZ r --. Anthony Lie 3 mo r. A TALC OF LOVE AND 3CICKCC. rtom tha Qerman Anthony Mesmer waa a native of Aus- tria and studied medicine in the Univer- sity of Vienna. He was always remirk- able for a dreamy and immaginative turn of (bought and waa Indefatigable in his application to study. At a evy early age ba obtained the degree of Doctor and io lib inaugural thcyais be introduced tha hipotlicse3 of a fluid which lie first called electric and subsequently denom- inated it magnetic. In a short time the )oung Doctor began to attract public at- tention in Vienna where miny regarded him in an inspired phsicijn a learned ill.rn.mti in abort ho became an enthu- siastic migiiethcr and the most miracu- lous curt-4 were attributed to him. The faculty of Vienna annoyed at the praises bestowed tinon Mc3iner'p nltedeed skill begin to nnnlfesl their disapproval of Jinn by ueclirnis' luni to bo a quack and a disgrace to the medical profession. After a time Mesmer lost the popularity he had s...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 26 February 1851

A iifc J v 0 ' ' """""' "( . .n!'!!!. mbi( r V ' 1 ' ' ' '"? r " . :" .)l ;" Sl A II III IW nilllllsMI'l I III ' i J J I v 1'rjntmiFn nv "Tiitf Tfxvs Vol. I. Terms. Siibscriftioh $3 Dollati per annum nnivance. Autertibisu 81 per square for tlio fint Insertion find SO eenla for each auUeiuent imcruun 10 Iinei ocIobi to consilluto ORquare OP ''THE TEXAS MONUMENT." V Tun Texas Monument a weekly newspaper published in the town of La Giange in the comity ofl'ajeltc for Tnce pollaii a soar pa) able invariably in advance Tlio Press and Tjpo belong to the Monumental Committee; and the pro- ceeds arising from the publication of the paper will (after paying the expenses of publication) be appropriated to the erec- tion of a Monument to the memory of the decimated Micr prisoners and others who have fallen in tlio caue of Texas The piper will bo devoted to no sect in religion or party in politics. Tlio Conimittea wish it to bo rinphaiicall) a ncwspipcr which will treat alt sects and pirtics fii...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 26 February 1851

J" THE 'JPJB3SAB umrrnmBn'i'. Wednesday February 2(7 18-31. Texas Dobt. Mr. Frederick Dawson wlio furnished tlio 1011(3 tiity under a contract with Cur ojjcnls lor SSGO.OOO in bonds passed iliraugli our ton n last week. In a con- rcrsation upon tiio subject of tlia payment of he liabilities of Texas ho expressed tlio opinion that tho best plan that Texas could adopt would be to permit llio credi- tors to take stock in such public improrc- ments ns tlicy might select in tbc rotate and then pay out tho money (d complete tho works so that tho creditors might be paid in internal improvement stock and the Stato benefited by the investment. Vc think the suggestion a good one and 1 Yuo have lcdril that creditors who arc in terested itt onc-foutlh of our debts are in faror of It. A judicious investment of life money would no doubt be mado with inoro certainty by persons interested di' reclly than necould expect from a legis lative body where edeh member would urge tho claims of his particul...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 26 February 1851

U-5- . . I Insurance of Debts. Our worthy colcmpornry tlio Bulletin liad a ncl written article oil tliU new and interesting subject on Monday last and an attentive perusal of it left only ono regret and tliat vvns caused by the omis- sion of ail reference to tho mode of con- ducting ibis novel species of security; without which information it is difficult to pionounco any positive opinion on tbo eligibility of the scheme. We liavu long been of opinion that there is mucli radi- cally wtong in the relations of debtor and ci editor and a very great ilc-vl of sense- less as well as cruel legislation on this subject ; which it appears to us is able misplaced mischievous and ridiculous. J)y (low degrees mankind wherever exposed to tbo healthy abraions of an enlightened progressive civilization haie elated tbo severity of the laws regulating the relation of debtor and creditor but wo are of the opinion that much may still bo profitably dono in this direction to the benefit of all and witho...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 26 February 1851

r'&-T. WSSf?! T r THE CLOSING YEAR. BY GEO. D. mEirtCE' 'Tn iniilinctn'd holy hour and silence now Is brooding like a geullo Ppirit o'er Tiie mil and pulseless uorld. Ilnfk! on thowinili The bolls' deep tonca are swelling 'us tlio km.ll Of tli a departed year. No funeral Irotn li sweeping past yef on tha stream and wood With melancholy light llio mounbeiim ical Like a pile. pot!ei shroud tlio ir if stirred At by ft mourner' sigh- and on yon cloud I lint fljata id still and placidly through heaven '1 lie spirits of iha seasons seem rj stand Young fcjirwg bright Summer Autumn' Betcmn lurw And Winter with hissgcd locks end breathe In mournful cndtncci that conio shroud I .ike the fur wiiid.hsrp'a wild and louchmjj waif A melancholy dirge o'tr tho dead year Uone from tlio eanh forever. Tis a lime For memory and Concurs. Within iho deep Rtill chambers nf the luurt a sprcire dim. Whose tones ore like the wuard voice uf Time Heard from tho toinb of ages paints Its Col 1 "And solemn fin...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 25 June 1851

- h 1 X r Jv U Puuiiriias nx "Tins Tr.ua HONOR TO THE BH4VE. MnOMPNTt. CcMMtTTT Vu!. I. LV GIUNGB W1DNCSY JUNK 25 1851. No. in. iT'lfS'f'rS'W''! - T J i.i- Terms. SfloieWTitu 83 Dollars per annnm intlvnnee ADTiTiiif gi perrquan for tin firm lnnti r nj U utmi (Sr ent.il ntilitq tent icriiun. 10 lilt? or If n lo eonf linn n rqoar Atlvt-rniietnenra nm mntkrd lih ihi nnmhr of ifiptnnni will be pub shed until forbid and cfca fd iMo'd ngly. S.3.BOritJ3 OF "TIID TEXAS MONUMENT." The Texas Monument a weekly ncwspiper published in the (own of La Grange in the county of Fayette fur Three Dollar a year piyable invariably in advance. Tim Prc and Typo belong to the Monumental Committee; and the pro- ceed ail-dug from tho publication of the piper will (afar paying the expenses of publieiliun) be appropriated to tlm rrer- lion of a Monument to the memory of the decimated Mier prisoners anil others vrho have fillcn in the cati-p of Texts The paper will be devoted to no cct in religion or party in p...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 25 June 1851

- "r1& r V? -' THE eJl H'YKR.NMU I.ihlar. jKA? Our olti Citizens. Tin) rapidity with which our Slilo is m c r c a ing i rr pi m td it i n 1 1 a 11 d p ro pm tyy m tru1y.Krjiriii.tuLyryJI'ijt).aiiJ p.iiliuiiljrly in lhoo old (nonecra mill rc- Vili;UVI'uiiiUiuiJiUiaiIi.ibii ..wilJcrnqai .faubduiug the .savage' and diicitig our iudcTcndcucc of Mexico fine borne lha bYiiiit of u thousand irrns u lT'oiw.iiKlfifmiiiRrj." . Well in J) these vcicfdiis congratulate tj.ich other upon tliD (iiipiciotij icrmiua- 11011 of their tninmoif biiHeriiigi loifsand (1 uigcrs. Vcar "Tier cjr and lustre niter lustre passed lndily and gloomily aw.iy prolific only of disippniutmcul hdfdshlp iimI disisler. Many 11 gilhnt heart creased (0 Ihi ihcf nnuli of rfu unblessed by a gliiiiptu of lho dawn of " tho good lime oiiiiug ;" and when thai lime did come "with healing in iu vVhigs" ifrcio re nuincd scartcly one-half of our firt ?ct- llcrs und 1 evolutional)' pahiots. May llii! sumvuis in ihesu days of gene...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 25 June 1851

5fcW.rfTrW31Jn- ' "-- itfTT 1VWtrflfiS 4 i J Fltr ttit Mvnuntnt. Mailings at tho Vaults near La- Grange. Stranger p'ausb! Hero lie tlie' lion oreil dent! t their rest is with their inoun- III: frieiHlsonColqnulo'ssparklinjstreamtJIan"Gel(l nill be exhibited in Nntiing- till Calmer trump shall sound and call thojUjadjo wakcjind ri'e Mitrons anil maids! for j on they fought they bird for jon and died to fhleld joii from Santa Anna's brutal horde. Respect their memory and strew grai es with escrgreens and prairiefloHcrs! 'Tbeiia was no common death. A na- tion's tears their monument: and giali- tune nam raised uicso vaults as sail me morials of their fate. Tho enetated h joncs or-martjrs-ior-tiie-ngnts-ol-manrslnppst construction imagiinble is based lie llcri. and consecrate these na The blood-stained coward Santa'Anm slew thorn: ttho in liis cilo feels tho suirpion sliii'.-ol conscience tor sbeildintfilini ii i. nm .! o -i.. ! ... I Illinois blood. J lie generous bratel(no neculiarly ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 25 June 1851

The fullowtng sxlrut I on l'(i unj Rig-Wufslilii" is taken fro n Tail's IM in burgh Mjgizine and Is full of fun anil furtive humor. On Pi03 Pigs in oil Christian coun- tries luve been olijrts nf t gticrittnin "Wh'ii l'lnliii sun mi I jitnHissiuiiie with his fuller Lmiis the F it mi 1 1 if tliriinu of Frim e wns killelliy i fill riiiiliislrp cutis il by a rmiiii n belwe mi ill mi- ni iT' Ii'S'i Kiiirritiled Has the fuliir tint ha miitsl n irucliiniti n tint in future no sivi ' ill i '1 1 ho ulluvve I to run nhoul tha streets of cities or Joitim j mul ilu pmile it is recorded hiiljiiiiileil to tht oriltr wuli sorrowful gubiiissuit. Noi no ho ever with the pi loving monks of the oriltr of St Anthony. Tiny en- tort 1 in mercuo sotetnn nn I successful prolnst 1411111 lliDpiiirliinitioiinnil m-iile n liuM letlirilimi in fivor nf their pi un I piruM an I arriiul tlul it w is coitrary to the resrii.i ilin tn their pitruti stilt to prove it the siwne of their houses fro n go n litre they tli...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 9 July 1851

fff np 11 vszswgz msssmHBBBS&mEimBm jJfj)W mk? tyW&P "SHilOM PuniiHiiiii nv "Tin: Tixn Vol. I. Terms At.Ti-iW-3l Per wion f..r .he CrM Inmt on. nml . tenia tor cadi imlihcuncni liiseriion. 10 i ... i ... - tmci. ... leu lu cuniinulc n miuorc Ailv. niHi men! nut marked with Ilia numt'cr liincrtuiim uill tm uMilicd until rjilij and hnrf'.(l nrcunlinuly. THE VOYAGE OF LITU. L with I could at inrvry Ijo A wl.cn I irtttui lint orlil tn Foti Liko nhoiLt fiv4jl1-h SlA rompaiiie ruro ol imr wrauicr anu imrpnio Lmit Cmiliilii) life wouM nacr fail' nr tinio l6 ever pcut. ntl Taney wltitiltJ fur llio wiml iul it u'er Mcnmry lonTti-d Klliiinl 1 wit hut SOIIIf liiLiutly Mgllt (O lllltt Aln llldsoilHl llC lnT llllllil. And Jlujit! kipt lii-H'i iiiin Vinith'd mr To epic id iiiiiiii ciil mid ucwr fctr. To i (lit s.ium t-Ky would Klill ho(-h.ir Until 1 1 icy loathed tlits l.iud Hi'ittlh ttut find Stioliplli tii:rdtil tin nir Miriti liuiLki'd tlm tjsiiig hilloun' rojr. And Jo witli pohlct rii...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 9 July 1851

TH'E tfBSAS JMDITCfSHBHir. t7yri . . ... - t n. UlIESDHl Editor. MVcdnwday JjfeigH - X Too valfto of Railroads. ll is a paint long since conceded from rlhibttbal' results and experimental know- ledge that rtUtMriK I'cnd's sr"ropidty' lu dbrclope the resources cillranco trio'prus- pcrily and' increase (lie wealth of a slate as' a' general system' of internal improve' lii'cnU. It' lias occupied lhcratlcnioT of lhe most erudite .suicstncn' of our day ns sV'oll oi onlistcds the interest' of the trllblo commercial' ivorl.!. And among the se- rious systems which have been desised nblib claimS prior coriiidcr.ttiun to that of railroadi: they" idem tu be tho great de- sideratum Inward vvlilclWhc tide ofintcr- tist siibrnj to turn. Tlieir utility ill gistfitg renewed impetus ami nliivity 10' cVery branch oftrailu in bringing into requisi- tion tlio-uiisalcbt'o'niiUJaliiitisl'VnloKIS.! lands Ijing at a distallcc from' tho. sea oi giving mpllli easylfnd tdrtait) transportation for produce; thu...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 9 July 1851

lb m Tor the Tttua .Vvnumtnt Mu. Lutroit: Hairing seen the "error of in) wajs" and b) dint of perse v crance again acquired "steady habits" I could not refrain from calling llio attention of my joung friend to the bad liabit they liavo got into of pta) ing Pool ; and as 1 have ninny other ulu- nblc friends in other portions of tho Slate who are addicted to the flame bad tidbit I lime felt too much interest in their wel- fare not to gic them the benefit of my "experience." I would therefore be glad for ou to publish the enclosed lines should )ou think them worthy of n phec in 3 our taluable paper. Very respectful!) Jim Snout. JIM SNORTS ADVICE TO FOOL FLAYERS. Listen now io myadtice And recollect it nil your life J And nuVr sgun be a luul And ipond your itiom y playing Tool. Now when jour iimtii.y nil i siicuf '1 hen s ilia limu that you repent. Yon burrow a btake lu play for even And make H Morse mx limes in etcii Don't you do as t havo done Impend your money all tn fun " Keep your ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 9 July 1851

m 1 Newspaper Colloctlng. Tlie following most amusing letter was originally written for a S. C pap(rl;by a Collector sent out on a tour for ino oftico. It will Jo for almost any meridian oa well as that of South Carolina. Vicwjune. My dear Sir: r have jut returned from o tour through this State and pro cced'to furnish you with an account of my labor oHd'tircceu I have bietTgone for t lite o month and1 insure 'ydtPtn all Mncenty that I am fully satisfied. You furnished mo a Hit of 7 on inc sub- scribers as ou will rccoilect.i I hate tilled tipoii 101 of ihenr and havo lhc liunor of painf over to your order $'l Ii.' nmg the amount to which you are omitted I rctutn )ou iho lnt num- bered 1 to 117 and now give jou the reply of t ich. No. 1 Ii d iniriUttr. IIosa3 in dio first plied ho ncui jol onu-lnlf of the number (i hu ae-cordm;; to tha post- master) rod in thu next place )our Jo- ker's column was too scurrillous. He c.iir't thinly of aiding to sustain a piper that adertUcs horio race...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 23 July 1851

PuuLiBiirn nv "Tut: Tehh HONOR TO THE BRAVE. Monumental Committfc.' Vol. II. Terms. Sriicpimon J3Dolltipennnum ln.lner. Ad? ruTnifo 81 per Kiuarc for ih firti (nicrt on nd.r0 ettnit for ich fi.btqinint iimrtioti. 10 linei. or leu. to commute s-iubta. ArfviTtiM-tnenti not marked t.ii (he nurnSfr of itmeruani will lm publuhtd utiiil fjrbid nnd riiiupid nceordinffly. lor tht .Vuhui Public Roads. ittit. ;ur. r.uuor: mere is one iudjcci i have intended repeatedly to call jour at- ttentinn to that it may be agitated suffici- entU by thu meeting ol the next Legislator ture--otuatlawsimybepi3sedtoremedv the di fuels under which ue hate been la- boriiij; and that is the inefficient means now annroorialed for the benefit of ll ' public road-. It is lime we were awak .. 1. ..... .......1 . ik .iLa.i .. ... . . . . .. . I. . . .. . .. . I 111.1 V nnr . 1 In. .1. .... in . (Iin n ' nig iu our iiiiciciiuiuii.iiu.uiii. .. c u uruier reqiiireu to uaiin me un.H Uii'ineo enough lor a touniy tourt law...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 23 July 1851

THE ;. I!. IlIIBVDill Editor. Vcdncsday July 23 18. ; gToar.fie.oona Voluxnk " 'fheit&nA volt)mcvof."tli' Jjfonumcnt commences with the present issue. From this new starling point wow ould remind Mho' citizens of Fayette county ilia! under the' new;poitqff0.law now-in force tlio paper will bo icnt to all subscribers re' aiumg irUlKLCountyi freo of-poiUgo. Wo rcspcctlully solicit tucll of our citi zen at liavo heretofore withheld their patronage to come forward and subscribe. Wo assure all rcxians far and near that our second oluino commences most aus- piciously. From various parts of tlio Stato we have received tlio most encour- ' aging assurances of liberal support) and within tlio last week we have added up- wards of fifty new names to our subscrip- tion list. Refors the completion of tlio present volume no confidently anticipate for tlio Monument a more extensive cir- culation than any other paper in the State. The friends and patrons of tlio Monu- incnt nro assured that the ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 23 July 1851

-1-' It- m jwt .47flria!iFirrttvriTta"71uMrl A" erfJnJtrsJlliVcoeryrli5i jiist'')ccif InHde iii the province of Bulgaria? 'in Turkey.'' Some Greek' Workmen in dig- pin; near ihc village of KMimanileah and the ton n of ffadialii folnd a-largolablo uf crcy-colorcd marblo j ilioy removed it nniflbttiirl ono beneath exarily lirfTilar; liaiiircmnvcd rlliat 'iilsrt llicy saw n greal nunibcr'of objects shining likc'gnfd mid silver. Tiicy hastened to tlic Gap- tain of the district nml-iliat) fiihcll6ui)rr. 'rtsalatod by twd ecclcsiastics'jirocrddeii toS'nale on examination.' -They found tho'tkeleton ofu nian''of large stuturo With a cbipcr helmet (Sir hli head sifr-roiimlod-by a thirr crown of gold r the hands and tha arms up to ho elbotvs wero tunned with something' oJti bronze color; in the right hand was a copper chain with Winccnse box- of the same' tnetal covered ivith verdigris'; on tlic third finger of the left hand was s cold ring uith the figures in Itoman charac ters uuu. By the s...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Monument — 23 July 1851

mttwvv WATER ST ELIZA COOK. Wine ir.e thy power and prai.c Have e rr been echoed in miriftrr! lavs But Watrr I deem hath a mightier claim io mi un a hicnp in trio ttmplo ot I'umu. Yu who tire bred in Anacrcnn's school May snoor at my Ftrain as the song of a tool Ye are wise lt'Mlouhttbutliacrt tolcirn How tho tonguo can cleave and the veins cin hum hhojM v eor he one of a falniineliand. With your brow to tho sun a.id yoiir feet iu win Sana I would wager the thing I'm most loath to spjrc. That your Bacchanal chorus would never ring there ; Trav crse the dojort and then ye can tell Vh-it treasures exist in tho cold deep well Sink in despair on tho red parched earth And then yo may reckon what Water is worth I'liminc is lajing her hand of bone On the fhip bet alined in a torrid zone : The gnawing of hunger's varmis past Hut fiery thirst lives cm to the last i'hc stoutest one of the rrallantcrpw Hithacheck and lips of a ghastly hue The hot bldod stands in each gltissv eo And " Water oh ...

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