Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Joscelyn: A Tale of the Revolution >> Chapter VIII: The Lynching Process >> Page 83

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Novel (Romance) | The Reprint Company | 1975, 1976
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garments of tar and feathers, which matted beard and hair, covered
hands and feet, and made of him a monster to the sight, even as he
felt himself growing a monster in his own imagination, decreed to
rage and rend, when the opportunity should arrive, as the appointed
agent of the God of vengeance.