Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854
Transcription edIPIO. 103
regard his sufferings. He took the negro at his word, and,
impatient for his own revenge, hurried the movements of the
pow. creature. The rope was still twined about his neck, and thus, kept in continual fear of the doom which had been only
suspended, he was required to lead the way, and put the pur-
suers upon the lost trail of the fugitive.