The Crisis Volume 05.pdf

The Crisis Volume 05

Winston Churchill

Excerpt: ...Her commerce had nearly ceased to flow. A long line of boats lay idle, with noses to the levee. Men stood on the street corners in the rain, reading of the capture of Camp Jackson, and of the riot, and thousands lifted up their voices to execrate the Foreign City below Market Street. A vague terror, maliciously born, subtly spread. The Dutch had broken up the camp, a peaceable state institution, they had shot down innocent women and children. What might they not do to the defenceless city under their victorious hand, whose citizens were nobly loyal to the South? Sack it? Yes, and burn, and loot it. Ladies who ventured out that day crossed the street to avoid Union gentlemen of their acquaintance. It was early when Mammy Easter brought the news paper to her mistress. Virginia read the news, and ran joyfully to her aunts room. Three times she knocked, and then she heard a cry within. Then the key was turned and the bolt cautiously withdrawn, and a crack of six inches disclosed her aunt. Oh, how you frightened me, Jinny! she cried. I thought it was the Dutch coming to murder us all, What have they done to Clarence? We shall see him to-day, Aunt Lillian, was the joyful answer. The newspaper says that all the Camp Jackson prisoners are to be set free to-day, on parole. Oh, I knew they would not dare to hold them. The whole state would have risen to their rescue. Mrs. Colfax did not receive these tidings with transports. She permitted her niece to come into her room, and then: sank into a chair before the mirror of her dressing-table, and scanned her face there. I could not sleep a wink, Jinny, all night long. I look wretchedly. I am afraid I am going to have another of my attacks. How it is raining! What does the newspaper say? Ill get it for you, said Virginia, used to her aunts vagaries. No, no, tell me. I am much too nervous to read it. It says that they will be paroled to-day, and that they passed a comfortable night. It must be...

5 Nov 2018 ... In the Northeast, the dairy crisis is shuttering generations-old dairies. Can the crisis become a rallying political issue?

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