- Author:Letitia M Burwell
- Publisher:Nabu Press (May 13, 2010)
- Pages:266 pages
- Subcategory:Specific Groups
- FB2 format1836 kb
- ePUB format1327 kb
- DJVU format1880 kb
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Start by marking A Girl's Life in Virginia Before the War as Want to Read . In the opening Letitia Burwell makes it quite clear that she is writing this book so that her nieces will not be ashamed by their slave holding ancestors.
Start by marking A Girl's Life in Virginia Before the War as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Burwell's fears that her nieces are being poisoned by wicked Yankee authors who are once again plotting against the South by writing, in Burwell's worldview, exaggerated stories about the evils of slavery. What the reader gets is a fascinating view of Southern culture from a very sheltered and pampered Southern belle.
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Стр. 49 - This Figure, that thou here seest put, It was for gentle Shakespeare cut ; Wherein the Graver had a strife With Nature, to out-doo the life: O, could he but have drawne his wit As well in brasse, as he hath hit His face ; the print would then surpasse All that was ever writ in brasse. But, since he cannot, Reader, looke Not on his Picture, but his Booke. Встречается в книгах (249) с 1808 по 2006. Стр. 140 - I could not," so runs the Diary, "summon courage to present my memorial; my heart always failed me from seeing the Queen's entire freedom from such an expectation.
LC Subject Headings: Burwell, Letitia M. Girls - Virginia - Biography. In one was a prayer-book, kept by one of the men, a preacher, from which he read the marriage ceremony at the weddings. Women - Virginia - Biography. THAT my birthplace should have been a Virginia plantation, my lot in life cast on a Virginia plantation, my ancestors, for nine generations, owners of Virginia plantations, remain facts mysterious and inexplicable but to Him who determined the bounds of our habitations, and said: "Be still, and know that I am Go. Confined exclusively to a Virginia plantation during my earliest childhood, I believed the world one vast plantation bounded by negro quarters.
Plantation Reminiscences. By Letitia M. Burwell.
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Letitia Burwell grew up at Avenel House (Plantation) in Bedford, VA as one of four daughters of William and Frances Steptoe Burwell. Her home is one of the Civil War Trail sites and is also one of the haunted sites in the Roanoke area. Her home is one of the Civil War Trail sites and is also one of the haunted sites in the Roanoke area Read Book Download.
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