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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 12 February 1873

Jinotbillc Mlcchhi (Chronicle MlctmcsiKin, clmiarn 12, 1873. si 27 "WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12, 1873. npecijiex copiks Of the Chbomci. mailed free to any aMross on ap- liOAtlMll. HAT1S OF ADVEHTISIXO IX WKFliM. Too Vina, or lert, anlid, to oouititula a iqunrc. 9 a H t Fquiiro 2 Square : 3 fsiuaro 4 fcMjuures & fciuurcj , $ 1 50 $ 3 SO S 4 Ml 8 60 11 Ml 14 00 10 50 1 6 .so. y oo i.s oo 8(41 IW 4 pn p on 01)! 11 Mil 7 50 U 00; 10 50 it to 111 Mi 27 00 111 5"' ;i7 50 IS 00 us ou, M 00 1 4.- 00 31' 60 65 60 I ChnuBje of Schedule. To-day and herouftcr, until further no tice, thci train on the Knoxville and Ohio Kailroad will leave this city nt lour o'clock iu the afternoon, instead of 5 I'.m., iw for merly. lHed. Yesterday evening at 5:.';o o'clock, of spotted fev'or, ut his father's residence on Asylum street, Andrew,son of l'eter Knott, iu the 11th year of his age. He will be buried at the Lones' Graveyard at o'clock this afternoon. Heavy Freight. There has been quite a lively time arou...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 12 February 1873

Jlnorfaillc Mffhlg OLtyamtlt, MfftncstajT; '"'flmraiiT 12,-1873. VKDNKSDAY, FKBRUAKY 12, 1873. Tin. iiotMi or TRint: m: n kkn. IntTrlltir Point About the I'lnin-i Tlio Inllnn ninl llio Miirramii, All unusually largo and appreciative ruidience assembled la.st night to hear 'ha-:. I. Met iuflt y, !., deliver his lec ture on "A year among tlie Plains, tlie Mormons and t lie Mountains." Tlio lecture was 1111 exceedingly interesting narrative of a journey across the plains of (he far West in ISO",, where the speaker went in search of health. His deseript ions of the scenery on the way, the life of the "migrant-', the conflicts with the Indians, the life, religion, home and customs of the Mormons were most entertainingly nnd graphically presented. The lecture was in every respect a complete success and the effort has added to the already high literary reputation of Mr. MeUuflVy. We give below such extracts as our space will permit. Of the trip across the plains Mr. McCiufl'ey says: Rude n...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 12 February 1873

norbtllc (LClcchln (bnmitlc, cctcuncsuan, clmmcn 12, 187,3. .... . A JOIflSNOX 4'ITV SKXSAHO.V A Tonne Ulrl Write Oafthinff Loiter to n Kpspertnltle Mprihniu, We wiuli-nso the following thrilling ro nianco (so to call it) from the Greonoville Sentinel and JlvporU r: A family of the name of Ko.vih living at Johnson City have a iIuukIiUm- culled " IVt," who "conceived, sonio live or ix months ago, n violent j!imhIoii ipo culled) for a very respectable merchant of that jilaefe named Thoma.s Ellison. She went io hi store often, displayed herself in his presence profusely and began to write let ters to him. To these he made no answer. (She would request a meeting and then she would write for money. And on one luck less occasion she selected a piece of paper upon which to indite him a note, upon the hack of which her mother had previously written u hepping letter to Mrs. Myra (laines, the famous lady claimant of New Orleans, with whom Mrs. Key en was at tempting toclaim kinship. THE LETTK...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 12 February 1873

IhmbUlc Wukh Cyanide; Mtctncst;in, brmtrn 12, 1873. IIOJIIS CHICLE. AGO W. Wheczinjt, snoexinfr till tho day; Eyes wntory and streaming ; Coughing in a er?:iUrrinfr way; I'onr noo red nml poor cheeks pray; Now voicrlfss ami now screaming. I'jiins and tich in ov'ry limb; l'oor features sadly puH'y; Hearing gono and eyesight dim ; Snd, dejected, solemn, grin) Head heavy, hot, nnd stull'y. To fuel nil tlii, and then lie told. "My dear, you've only got a cold !"' A Kninll Mivtnkp. A minister ami a lawyer were riding to gether. Said the minister to his friend, Sir, do ye ever mnk1 mistakes in jileuil iiiK?" "I do," says the, lawyer. "An' what do ye do wi' m Intakes ?" Inquired his reverence. " Why, sir, if large ones, I mend thorn ; if small ones, I let them go." " And pray, sir, do yon ever make mis takes in preaching ?" "Ay, sir, I have dunesae." "And what do iou do with mistakes?" "Oh, I dispense with them in the same manner as ye do yersel': I rec tifeethe lairge, and letY'o tho etna...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

- - a -k-kV- m i .r. w in in VOL. III. KNOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY. FEHHUAR V IP, 1S73. NO, TEXXKSSEE. Miscellaneous Information orrrNioii(lratK. to no. xnx. We imve received a largely increased iist of letters during the past month ami most of them come from persons disheart ened at the dreadfully severe weather of this winter throughout the North. The liurden of complaint in nine cases out of every ten lettess we now receive, is at the unendurable cold weather. Wo want a warmer climate where the winters are not so longf say most of our correspondents. To answer most of these letters in one article, we have prepared the following tahle, which hhows from the oflleial observations of the Signal Service liureaa at Kuoxville, the average temperature for every month of the year 1S72, and forone month of 1S7.1. We give also the highest mean daily thermometer in the summer months and the cxtremcst mean for a day of cold in the winter. The table is one of value and should be studied by our...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

$tu0billc Mcehln Chronicle, Mlcbmsbun, jffbniavn 10, "WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 10, 1873 From the Rural Sun. Why .Not ? . Lehanon, Jan. 1ST.;. Minora lUircd Sun : One grain of wlu'iit carefully plunteil will produce, Rt tli low est estimate, three ntalks. Each stalk will have a head producing twenty grains. Thus, one grain will yield sixty grains', or xixty fold. If one grain will yield sixty grains, why would not one bushel yield sixty bushels? lU'I.E OK TllRKE. Let this grains of the seed wheat be sound, one bushel of wheat can be modr to yiejd, by proper culture, and In suitable soil, sixty bushels of wheat, or, supposing a bushel to be sown to the aere, sixt y bush els to the acre. The query of "Kulo of Three" is pertinent and suggestive. It is indeed rattier a severe commentary on the farming of the country. The average yield of what per aere in Tennessee, taking the whole State, is stated in the census report of 1870 to be only .'re bushel. This, to be sure, includes ail sorts of soi...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

Jlnwbillc Mcchln, Crmitlc Itbntsban, br uavn 1T, 1873. 9 The Sabbath In nhlllr. ' X.RtTVii.T.K, Feb. 11. Editors CiirtoNioj.i:; One of the strong est evidences nf an advnnced civilization Is the public recognition of the institution of the Snbbalh, and a rljrld compliance with Its requirement. If this he true, then the city of Nashville may he regarded ns having just claims to a higher order of civilization, for I know of no city in tho Union that has a higher regard for this day. On the 'Jth Inst., (Sunday,) all the paelous churches were well filled 1th re npcctfiil hearers. Tho young and tho old and the middle aged were in attendance and seciiied to take pleasure In the solemn MPrviees. The cfl'ectsVf this church-going propen sity are seen in the quiet and good order of tho place. I witnessed no improprie ties in any quarter. Tho streets were al tuost deserted except at the hour of attend ing church, when they were thronged with men, women and children on their way to their respec...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

MnmbHlc SSlcthln.. Jhramdt, Mtbwsban; itbruarn 1873. &bc Mtfcliln ctbranitlc. RULE & KICKS, Publishers, Xumbcr 1!) Market Place, llaxl ,Vhlc. n mix or fi n lurrio.v. One coiy, ono ycr t- 00 One caj y, six months, 1 00 Ten copicp, nno 3'enr 15 CHI Twenty conic?, one year 30 00 WEDNESDAY , FEBRUARY l'.i. 1873. Sknatohs Frelinghuyson, Buckingham, Alcorn, Thurmau and Vickers have been appointed a special couimittee to investi gate the charges of bribery against .Senator Pomeroy. The accused made a personal explanation in the Senate on Monday, de nying in toto the charges of York and ask ing fnr a committee to investigate the eye. Wt invite attention to tho article on Immigration, .from the Rev. 11. D.Thomas, Pastorof the Welsh Congregational church of this city, published in this issue of the Chko.nicu;. . It is to be followed by other articles which we are sure will prove sen sible and practical. We should see that when ho goes to Wales be can go commis sioned to oiler special ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

,...1 WEDNESDAY. . . FEBRUARY 10, 187 NI'tX'IMKW C'011K or the Chro.vici.i mailed frt to any mMrc.n on ap- llCKll.Jli. KATKS OF AHVt.lt TISI; jf WKEHI.Y. Ten line, or 1pm. inlil. to constitute a Ptjunrp. H I 5 I r H j h j K" 1 Squnro 1 2 Squares I 8 Sqviire 4 .Squared 6 Squares t 1 ft) f 3 hn J 4 fri $ f, so f !) no on a (, e ( K ft) i ID ft) pi 27 (HI 4 50i !l W H Ml' 14 .Mi 13 l 37 ft) i id: 11 fti. 14 (, Jt (hi ;-ii oil, C" (hi 7 50' 14 WP It) 5u as oo: ail fti 55 ft) 1'urkey, Chiles it Co.. claims, ami pay special fees for special contracts. win prosecute commissioners iil-wl'm. Another Club. Nicholas ( lupp, B-ip, of thi.i count v, lias our thanks for a club of sixteen subscribers to the i.kki.y CmtiiMci.n, handed in yesterday. Mill the pond work goes on. Mnrrlccl. On the 11th inst. nt the residence of the bride s mother, near Alliens, Tennessee by Bev. J. Albeit Hyden, Capt. .1. P. Haton to Miss 8. Lizzie Wells. Fine mile. Mr. Ignaz Funz received n large lot o iih line cattle ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

Jhwbillc ft&tthlg tSjwomdc, fcalrtmrsban, Jfrjmtarn lg, 187.'). WKDNKSDAY, , FEBRUARY 10, 1871. Our Wool Interests. The following letter was addressed to lion. Horace Mayuard aud by him set to t:s with the suggestion that the Informa tion would be valuable to our East Ten i,c"!'e farmers : Xkw York-, 1'eb. lo, 1ST;'. twi. Jlorrtvc Mnynard: L)ka: Sir: In looking over the pro duct of wool fronVlSG!) to 1S72, it shows that vc have not Increased in the amount. Vool has been higher the last eighteen months than has been, except for a short time during the war, and now ranges from nil to 70 cents, per pound. While there is n steady increase of mills there .Is none in wool. 'The imports In 1872 were iS,800,5!)l pounds, while in lStl'.), 42,710,812 pounds. Had it not been for the Imported wool, you can readily see wo should have had to stop many of the mills. We are short of c lothing wool, ranging in quality from one half to full blood and saxony. If your people could take hold of this...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

A RTIUSOF. SIONNTER. rv. . . . 111 ' v - a A. ,"... mm- t - i :. 'I" I fl IB I B I All mm liiriaiii inMK.KAIION TO TIN'MCSSEE, JIV llfcV, K011EKT I). THOMAS. To the J Ton. David Hicharda; DkakFriknd: I Bin gliul thnt the Leg islature ut Nashville lmvo appointed a committee to take under their coUHidera tlon the important subject of Inuuigrutiuu to Tennessee, utid hope thut tliev will he enabled to draw nnd to pass a liiiernl Mil to encourage Biid aid immigration totliiH healthy and wealthy Htnte, tliis season. I propone to writo several lettera on the iib ,iect, nnd address lliem to you through our valuable paper tho Kxo.wii.m-: C'hkom ,xh, hoping thereby that they will be ap preciated by its numerous and intelligent renders made known to the honorable members of the Committee on Immigra tion nnd copied by other inlluentlal pn pers, through their kindue-s. 1 believe 1 can write something on this subject that will be interesting to the people nnd bene fit the Government. Yourself nnd...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 19 February 1873

8 ffitoibillc Mtthhi 20iwlc, Mthui&iw, jffbrnarn 1ST, 187. HOME CIHCLK. THE I.OXH AGO. Tho following poem by B. F. Tiiylor, of Chi- rflPrtj 1 onn nf tho A.f OX" VI ii tC predictions in our language. It wni originally published anonymously, and has boon claimed by numer ous authors as thoir own : Oh ! ft wonderful stream Is the river Time, As it glidna through the reitlm of yenr, "With n faultless rhythm and musical rhyme, Ami ft broader sweep nnd surgo sublime, And mends with, the oeeitri ol years. How tho winters nre drifting liko flakes of snow And tho summer like buds between, And tho year in the shoal so they come and they fro. Or. the river's breast, with its ebb nnd flow. As il glides through the shadow and sheen. Thcr"'s h magieal islo up tho river of time, Where the softest of airs are playing ; There's a cloudless sky and u tropical clime, And it song rs sweet as a vesper chimo. And tho Juno where the roses nre staying. And the name of this islo is tho Long Ago, And wo ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

i VOL. III. KNOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY. FEHltUAIlV 20. 1873. NO. 48. ton-ox i'.ktouiln. A Let I or Irnm n SwIm Hunker HI View, on the Nubjret I'ronpi clx lur a 1 nelory nt ltnosvllle. On the 24th of l)combcr, 1S72, Mr. Peter ttaub, who fuels deeply interested In the growth uml mntcrlul welfare of our city, .uddresscd a letter to Mr. John Syz, Zurich, Switzerland, one of the wealthiest bunkers iu Europe, whom he know to be connect ed with cotton factories in that country, on that subject, and requested him to see if some practical cotton spinners with some capital could not be persuaded to visit this country for the purpose of starting nu en terprise of the kind ; also promising to .give nil the assistance possible to any one coming for that purpose. He received an .answer from which, Mr. Staub kindly con senting, we translate the following. The letter wns dated Zurich, Jan. IS, ls?3, and after some lines in regard to his investing some additional funds in the Louisville si nd Nashv...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

JUtoitillc Mtchlg Crcnulc, &&fciit$tja, Jfcbnuun 2, 187J. Ct FAIOI AND IIOTM10. Vi K D N E SI) A Y, , FEMIU-AIIY Si, 1873 Tlie oit t'nrmcr Convention. T'nrroiiS Chkoniclk: Tlio Executive CommitU'o of lite Fanners Covontiun of Eust Tcunosseo, met in this city Monday, present, O. 1 Temple, President, and Kev. ('. 15. Lord, S. I). Williams and David Lee, ('. YV. Charlton being absent. Tho Tth day of May, wo are informed, was fixed for tho day of tho liext annual meetiii";. Inasmuch a a very large attendance of farmers is expected, probably as many as one thousand, and as tho Convention will last three days, and ns many most in telligent farmers can poorly sustain the or dinary expenses of our hotels for that length of time, and a eonsiderahle sum of money will he needed to defray the ordi nary expenses of the convention and to pay for the printing tho proceedings; it was determined to suspend the selection of the definite place of meeting until it could he ascertained how much ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

us llnoibillc Mlccklrr l)nmidc cLCLlrbucsbai;, cbruatn QG. &73, FROM IHATfAXOOia. J'olnM r.r Kuoxville rn I In 1 1 nisi The Wick Wnr Inrly nt Ike Mountnln t'llj. ' T ClTAl TA nijou A7TcTi7TiiTST3T Editors Ciiros:cli:: Chattanooga still maintains her "jsih Tho world of waters witii which she lun been lately threatened have "tidal-vaved" it haven't arrived. She is still anchored In her mud, and from the depth mid constancy of that native product of ho, sin- will probably ivk as successful !y ns it doe.-. MAJ. Willis AND 1'AHTV. MhJ. Wicks, of Mempiis, with wliom one of you is liypotltctieMly acquaint ed, pa-wed through here tins a. m. en route for Daltnn, accompanied by ids li iends Col. 8am. Tate, Col. Greenlaw, and tien. Napoleon I'.onapu. te I-'otrcst, whore it was given out Ilia', "one William Rule" was to -expiate sonic fancied offense nt the half-dozen moutlis of a brand new Colt's navy. The arrival of the Ckihinici.i: dissipated all fears of bloodshed that niiglit liave bee...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

Jlnmbillc vMcckljj Cbromdc, Mtrtmcstnm, jftjmtarn Sit; 1873. be ftatccIiIiT (bnrnule. RULE & HICKS, Publishers, Xumhcr 1!) Market Place, East Side. ti:kin of si iih kii-hon. One co.y, ono year 1 00 Odo c.y, six months 100 Ten coiii'i, nno year, !5 00 Twenty coic., one year SO 00 WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 20. 1873. Tub Nashville Banner hopes Mr. May nard, now tliut he represents the .State nt large, will do as well for the Nashville custom house as he has done for that at Knoxville. TIio Jlanncr should be dis criminating. Mr. Maynard is now in Con gress from this district and as our rcpresen tative,bas looked especially after the Knox ville custom house. When the 4,'J.l Congress assembles he will be the Representative of Tennessee and then it will be time for the Jlanner to com plain if he acts particularly for Knoxvillc. JloN. ( J. X. Tillman, Representative in the lower branch of the Legislature, has been confined to his bed by serious illness for four weeks. For several nays little h...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

inoibilltMcthli) Cjjromtlc MctiiustJaiT, jfclmiurn 2G, 187. "WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 20, 1873. NIl.(iJIFX tOIMK 'If the Chroxici.r muilcil free to any mldr6.il on ap- KATKN OK ADVKKTISI.VU IX lVF.KIi I.Y. Ten tint, or less, solid, to constitute a square. .1 H a H sol' ss a ! 5? tt"AC. i: i t Si Dura 2 qniire? A Sqiaret Niuare? 6 Squares t 1 SO t 3 fA$ 4 fto 6 sn 1 11 00 il. 00 3 oo I 6 on g so; in so, la ,v z m 4 Ml 9 Oi); 11 hrti 14 SO1 St Sol B7 M no; 11 sn, oo; n on: :to no; .r on 7 50 14 00 lti Soj li 00; 3! SO f 50 Fnrkey, Chiles fc Co.. claims, and jiny special fees for special contracts. will prosecute commissioners' i il-w-iu. l'nlnliil Arrlclciil. ", Ou Sunday afternoon the infant daugh ter of Mr. J. J. Cibbs, fell out of its mother's lap and hroke one of its arms be low the elbow. Dr. Stewart happened to l)e at the house at the time on n visit and set the fractured limb at once and the lit tle suffer is now doing as well as possible under the circumstances. Another Council f'o...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

It novbiKc Wtthh) tytamtk, SH'dmcstrajj. rjmmri 26, 1873. THE THAI, ISSUES. Ah the term during which tlie present Legislature will hit draws to a close, the people of the State will look with intense interest to the notion of that body on the great questions in which the frtate is so vi tally interested. Something utiml he done. Deep disappointment will follow, if some thing in not done, nnd member of the Legislature can not nd'ord'to brook such a public sentiment as will follow ns a result of their failure to take action. First, nnd foremost, above every other question, we must have a good school law. A failure to enact it would be criminal. This legislature is expected to act favor ably in this matter, and no excuse will be received for non-action. Woe be unto the man or the party that goes OI, the record in opposition to such a necessity. Then we must have such .a revenue law ns will show an honest determination to promptly nnd efficiently meet all our just obligations. The 3(ith...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

THE TORBKTT ISSUE. t'ncl About the (onrt I'rorprdlna;. The Memphis Avalanche, of the IStli, discussing the Torbett Issue, makes the following fturtling stuteinents concerning the recent and forthcoming court proceed iiie1 in the enso atNnshvilie : It is welt known that Hon. 'V. 1'. Cooper is Chancellor of the Nashville district, and that J Ion. W. S. Fleniiiifr is not. It, is equally well known that Chancellor Cooper wns and is the Attorney lor the Statu of Tennessee, resi.-ting the suits npiiiist the State in which the holders of tlio "new issue" seek to hold it liuhlc. It is allcKeil that Cooper has always main tained that the Htate could not escape. Of course ho could not sit in judgment in causes in which he was counsel ; but why was Chancellor Fleming selected to pre side in his ntp.ul ? The tin fortunate fea tures are these : It Is currently reported that Chancellor Fleming is the father-in-law o." a brother of W. S. Cooper, who, it in asserted, is largely engaged in specula t...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 26 February 1873

8 lAnojkbille JStttthljj (ftjwmdt, cimtsbap, Jftbrnarn 26,. 1853. IIOMI3 CIUCLE. Iiri It'll SWEETEST THIXi. Perlmpi tho prottieBt thing Read ever wrote wni "Driftirijr," which was written after the poet' a return from Naples nnd Vesuvius : My fcul lo-dnj is faraway Mailing tho Vesuvius liny ; My winged bunt, like a bird Afloat, .Swim? round tho purple peaks remote: Kound purple peaks it sail?, and seeks Kluu inlets and their crystal creeks, Where hiph rocks throw, through deeps below, A duplicated golden glow. Tar, vnguo, an.d dim the mountain swim ; While on Vesuvius' misky brim, With outstretched hand, tho gray smoke stands (erlooking thu volcanic lands. Hero Ischia smiles o'er liquid miles ; And yonder, bluest of the isles, Calm Capri waits, her enpphir pates Beguiling to her bright estates. I hosd not if my rippling skin" Float swift or slow from cliff to cliC; With dreamful eyes my spirit lies Under the walls of l'uradise. Under the wnlls where swells, and falls 'Die Hay's deep...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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