Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Short Stories | 2003
Transcription rutted suicide to try the tenacity of life

The Sergeant himself became a portly

and for some years the only landlord in

the new township. The remaining per-

sons of the drama were disposed of some

bow or other ; the reader is at liberty to

guess their seveial destinies. All hower-

er, filled, no doubt, the various stations

assigned them by providence and accor-

ding to the course of human events.