Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854
Transcription 310 SOUTHWARD HO'
George might have led to the transfer of his grant to some one
less devoted to the house of Hanover. It happened, only a few
months after the evacuation of Charleston by the British, that
Felix Long, one of the commissioners, was again on a visit to
Orangeburg. It was at the village, and a considerable number
of persons had collected. Among them was old Frederick Sabb
and Major Coulter. Long approached the old man, and, after
the first salutation, said to him�" Well, Frederick, have we
any late news from goot King Tshorge ?" The old Dutchman
started as if he had trodden upon an adder�gave a hasty
glance of indignation to the interrogator, and turned away ex-
claiming D�n King Tshorge ! I don't care dough I nebber
more hears de name agen !"