Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Southward Ho! A Spell of Sunshine >> Chapter XIV / Glimpses Along Shore of the Old North State >> Page 318

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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854
Transcription 318 SOUTIIWARD HO
is totally free from affectation. You have strong smells of him
before you approach his shores, but these occasion no concern
in >�
Here, however, a bell rang, which seemed to have some pecu-
liar meaning in it. The Texan curled himself up only to stretch
away for the cabin. His example was about to be followed by
the rest, and our orator seeing this, judiciously proposed that we
should for the present forbear the discussion of the old North
State for the more grateful discussion of the supper �a proposi-
tion which was carried neon. con. We adjourned to meet again.