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4:1'MPtT4 ~' FLORWAO
4i of fowere lovely-hued
iistant far from theettho atillart
: i an W wa, weetly t -te ear
. Uesof that god Shephekds
,igltygowiagm eye dotha :eqr
en990qui on pm- fl lowe's aSil,
, t Pr .4 lovo mighty
erge doth seek tbe
n grden of"Ihe sea,
and blimy blossomed land;
i, '*easnnt well to me,
sh iight U vng ee I's
t t gdeaindeep~.
ay, ka;by hIin were
iiiid ocean brders ever leap
rbe nd -ide amid densely
d obeds thy hammock forest*
On ffiy forest shades,
from thy everg lades,
oft trud glens were loath
red,-and sweat to thom thy
etha ance'did their earts
NL~ 4-hose dread war's
part fronli thy congenial wild.
m h any vie
-a esqwp thr anthemns qwell,
Iiausend strayinig lierds,
a owTd aisles-whilst those
ere& race bside, in 9eagirt homes,
tInh do e'er in joy prolong
eA-lit heartha-ait morn hea
kad.fill theiko it% the song
h igh to G04'brough hours that
thy uncultured wild parterres,
bside thins othdr'lhaged kings
6dDii thio grange rears,
~de .baths of the sprang, he
SpWhre the wido and'bright
At~~t flodteosee tlie ocean's
'i .)aoabove wvild-playing
I b~Iflfsl(sarnshgd crest,...
' rn4,e one waves for all op.
*~P~ttotoo upon thy wave.
is tobyet graceful
Socean' hoealthful breeze,
rngrto the thunder of the stormu
p ei oyous symnphonetic roar:
'h roe and fierce far dashing upa,
Jla$distant, kindred whore,
iotg sends to hail his brother tree,
ptrowaves o'er sons who ever
futh heae n qtriched thy happy
~the for humn art, or fruitage
* tid plne.and oak expand;
a rhrub~and cypress fair,
r oli ths sweet cane
.0 u;glia, is found,'
a wish when
,s et ppurs. froni
pobow~he diamond moork
p( dt 4t s.wel stars adorn:
And. heavenly Verse d or 0o ti
Of Peaice that "t, 0im odligra hti
On; oars of ludah's Shepherds-list, their
.;.y e e~( . .,!" " p W ie,
et may we not thy ot,
An though by naht dind were-thy
Nauh tI the laborof-thyqonatotWeeti,
And naen for cuvask 411"yet to tae
AN 0 tct all we dare'notthee to paint;
%a Grce .sin, -with gasig' pough
oun eart fa ir' rea sode' clo t of her
Fronm hr dark farror dashed -ont, thfair
for dread Weas t or - ry la i her- course,
Beautiful and great tiiy natural giftsh
Yet are bt means to call in exercise
That higher-iature 6uan at-that lifts
The state of. mn, an'eart to heaven al
Much tere re inth ortasn todo,
In arts, in science, and in pious two
Of thy materials rich-and thus ,pursuet,
And.sholveife's glorious problemsofh
. unloose- 7 -
More yet, and more, Maan's soul, from chains
'ofa hll's abuse.
Then lot thy sons awake to those high parts
They must perform; -and let them crown
Of u ocean stream, with busy crowded
het ty wild glens on echo with the roar
Rolled from swift lightning Cars;. let tillage
Upo th)jyus fields ;- -but -most of, all,
gre thy hilar, thy.i sivales-each vil
Oith tasteful rane and academic hall.
So shale children o'erbe free from tyrants
Thou at ton a a If my mother land;pr
For thou didsteshelter in thy gen'rous shade,
M hy ownstrue eher; and the hiendly hand
T6 me, thou gav'st when needed mwatt and
Then pa to thiee Q.Florida,ad ihine"
Thy kbbe t0g sons, thy'.matrons anidtiy
Thy migaidens fair-thy homes be peace di
Far, far from theeb discord's alefullig.
And ever tuned y helarts with 'ogst of hea.
'ly g yredtyls. yvae-ch i.
Thbcunr a the world I iy moerlad
For tupd seer asi thy "e'st." dEve
ryooyru t uhe of d "thfrenty-n yi ando
T om thir mothe's breastede knoswled
ofThen pConsitton the Fla, and asne
Thy baroweu, thy sns, thy catronn ty
OnTort maies f-tiyvme ppace haran
F, farfo e tucky.He iscod' arefrulante
nd etund y hgass with"soeng" ofur
ingtervexitin Hariso Tamainh.
count.frh purpoe worf ating o ceeraed
rthermg of the age oe " gt hntwenti o
itsfro thereemoter wereast-ae knowepre
ofthe Coewsitun ad the publs 'and As
theyggroweup, they soe eaery"--aov.
yo----,rth terpical upnd toaddlre froe
gus'tode which we dve, litne wis dsaeliver.
eds atyCliothen Ohe concdd the're b. one're
lof crentucrkD. He isahgecorpuloentr
geyntlemeansul 'ic'ined to gespn, butths
nots grfow loe gass ofboeing." duM ap
ig e xit ing Haendson'Campounne tacd.
cAhe rhe purposea ofmmendingea gruan
fa" freeen faiere asimbleto ahepdessr
mhiews tona roehing and pulainhirsA
throthers "begtan lainer-G
c-eersm cae od upolw to hirs com
eth multitudewic edii h ith alp~eing
otis syle.'When e nt oad t or
lodarish o Dr voie. uthe Doc-yvr
Walp bynmas iumpied."o esounder-th
tjeo hiu ielie-e mont he stau.
As.h suree ied thtInesoahrndat
fes hethear' filehibta hme de
ebersfrmhecd dfollwe ti crn.~
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well t elcth, wel rned ad
to diery way"Nell pid <
- '"Oie object of ti" rIish omude
wa. tonaplisre t1% grsa at- Philadel.
phib a coup. t n t ashingtn,
a. On ithimoven, plced him.
sef beween the uig b~roops and that.
hody',setht h hveit the(oanVees
e The y tidet of Sr WJL
jNowe"wasI'l eigbteen. th.ousand
mien; whIstour own, inilding the mli.
ti, did not exc'eed' tweilvethoisand. The
intentioorot' ir-bomriander wis not to be
the assaill, but-to'be the assailed-to-pro.
teot Congressadrisk ihe event of a bat.
Ile wben attacked.
Morgan'# begiseent of riAlement hadl
been sent forward to aies, to aid the lat
t'er to oheik'the adiance of Burgoyne-" a
measure right in itself, but ond in my op
inion that led; to the easy passage overthe
Elk by the enemy.
. nI was attached to the staff' of Genprao
Green~eatthis titre, oting as, volunte e
aid di camp lor ew days, my company
-being oh its march tithe main army from
aretne's division .consisted chiefy of
eastern troops,, to rlitoh had been sasign.
ed a corps of light horse Under the com
mand of Count Pulaski, the ony cors of
regular cavalry at-that time blonging to
the army -. '
Pulaski's, career bad beq acurious one.
APolander hy birth, jn conjunctiont with
four or five other Polish noles ho had en
deavored to carry ofl'Stanislaus,' thelast
king of that country, -aud 'pirially sup
ceeded inso doing. Their purpo -was -
'to arast, a revoluilon and elect a.new king.
-Poland being an elective monarchv.'
They had near lysuceeded in gettiig fie
king b'yond'the frontiers, when a reseue
took place; but-Pulaski making his
cape. After. remaining some time.Jo
France, he came over to this country .as
a volunteer, and entered our service.
I said previously that it was on the
night of the 7th of September, 1777, that
our army rested on the right of Red Ciay.
Creek. On the night of the 8th Wash
ington perceivirig rtin rmovement
that ove was eaviring to turn his
right flank, altered his position; and cross.
-ed the Brandywine-at hdd's ford-thus'
placing the rger and creek between hirn
and his enemy.
The armies we're divided from each
other by a distance of some six to eight
miles, with the Brandywine creek be.
tween them. A division commanded by
General Maxwell remained on the other
side of the creek to dispute the passage of
On the evening' of the 10th, General
Greene gavemne a communication to par
ry to Cotut Pulashi, who was on the right
of the division. I had never seen this
foreign officer, but had much curiosity to
do so, having hoard so much respecting
It was about nine in the evening when
I started with a srnall escort for the quar..
tersof' Pulaski. His rank was nominally
that of a colonel, although he did not at
thar tie etnoy a full command, His
iureswere at a far mer' a esidence, to.
wprds teupper fords of the Brandywine.
A half hour's brisk ride brought us to the
spot, and dismounting, I knocked ivith nmy
sabro's hilt against the dCOor, havlg (i.r!g
given the sentinel the countersig~n, i was
ushered Irn by-'a handsoane rosy-oheeked
girl, on inqui ring for Count Pulaski.
W~e jpguuy' writing, air, What-name
shall I give?" '
'Say to him, a messenger from General
The girl disappeared, and soon return
'The epunt is agious to see-you,
I folldwe4%er, and was speedily in the
gpeane.of Pulaski. He was busy writ.
tng In a armall bed room, the furniture of
which consigted of a table, on which' were
his irliingimplements, a bed and two
chairs.'Foy nmoment ho did not raise
hid eNc, fot pontintwed writing.. He how
ever puied the remaining othakrhagrda
me3 and said in a Abreign accepat.
'Sit down, sir,'
tt down as he requested me. I had
dtt' opportunity to exarmine his
hey appeared in profie ex.
classical: a* fne -forehead,
nose, an e~ rmouth and chin.
His air, appearedli ht, but hupg& in long
olf8Psg i.(I may so aoe the term, to his
M1eak by no means a young rman,
f e hre' apparedsher~ ted there a wrh
le on fils bro'( god amound his eyes4 Yet
still he was handsome for his asa....onre
hic tio yrier
'We ou evergpsho
" Twice,asir Oii' oupls yl
0 my gro n
f 'held up-i mj riifigitFl'f 4 I~
whic ~ lg~idb~ ~i~~b
Iid. To-rrotw youwIaenoip.
unity lof tln~neh ~a n d Teresa
o0 be a b1tib~~
'A battle Iskedthou I ellkne*
ts probabiligty -yet I wnsljadto 4ner d
hw be got his--d ti I Too Wiiip
iWil :in Hdg ige
marcha tbardas: Chadd fad ad
drive 1Madell t~srhii
your. Gneralwii 1 a oLi l;
o ~rgot t~rlt6 1in ~ h
red it: to M,ida .7Th
1 shall be id
with niywhole x % he di(tb
to departi %Wl
rough Polande lackpdl "i
hiatytm las.ae y & '
In so naijh ~l~
Iorede her b in it yv& fl
seem, at te~y 4t~# T
.'Did yd i ,
'Ho often 1j4 odyu ltl~o~'
mid he, bendiq: i rm
pheek, noto j61 l e
your denr Pl'it' This isI~jbfi
my 0ttle favorj0,, We bghe ( 0 iftin
'But you-are acountsluMeerattes
and they say !omu came along WaVf.ef
the ocean to f rht'oti& '
'Yes, yes; Ver)4ry true-I. diddsi
i long way-buY ra s
to come in i mieafri." Now can't you
get for this gentleman and myselfi little
refrehmeni, ie has a long way to ride
'Crtainly, sir, ed4 she webt ohifatti
roon lke a tiry~ '
'A fine little easant girls' saidP61ssk1~
'Would that I ha the wealthJl once hi
I should give her a portlun theteaiild seil
half the youthis herabaodts sfter Abrs*et
TFhe grl soon retdtned s ttf
mner bole ham, sbnedelloieas r 4h
bread and butter, sod a fealtp~e
which" I relished eicei~ s'Afl
rreshing thyself'i4 ih sIroo I. dk
ny 4egatturpsje o~64 back #
the main camp. " ''"
On the morning 6 th'~I~~
ber,'1777, the Biih4~~
rail force to,.Chadd's fpc
p~fcros Braridywiud nre%
ing oIan action with Wai
i~mHowe-droya a9 osQee
Il'famwell's light division by nc '~I~
pne of the lowepga C
Kny'phuusen, with * la fe
med up the loft side of toeek sn a i
ted with Lord Cornwalgewl~ i~l
ad theiswing dfihe vmy, o a.e at
he upper ferlu of the rier g dj~~
)t w.q .ate in the apn~
reality of thefight ;iA ao
ion ranged f1i rIgi to et e t
vislopto whiih I Iihavet~e
longe, was brouht int 6tbe mdto~
af the confi and
ad immediateyI .IrcionoIy
ki's qdlas'ers hat lidlitcd. ts il
beforen ituated as the ~~i
midst ot thebattlen.curiosiyam6 6~F
ip. Snddenly a shet dio
Forth. ~Ahhouse wason Yeo~~
door-stipps lay t~ ~j ~ j
an( operi by 4 a~c~
- I*I-a~aY oi'.h. treo.."o
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