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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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Pindar, Pythian (ed. Diane Arnson Svarlien), Pythian 4 For Arcesilas of Cyrene Chariot Race 462 B. C. (search)
t I am going to bring the teaching of Cheiron; for I come from his cave, from the presence of Chariclo and Philyra, where the holy daughters of the Centaur raised me. Living twenty years withouthaving said or done anything shameful in their house, I have come to my home to recover the ancient honor of my father, now held improperly, which once Zeus granted to Aeolus, the leader of the people, and to his sons. For I hear that lawless Pelias, yielding to his emptyFor leukai=s see Dareus in TAPA 1977. mind,violently robbed it from my parents, who were the rulers by right. When I first saw the light, they feared the arrogance of the monstrous ruler, and made a show of dark mourning in the home, with the wailing of women as if someone had died, and sent me away secretly, in purple swaddling clothes,making the night my escort on the journey, and gave me to Cheiron the son of Cronus to rear. But you know the chief points of this story. Good citizens, show me clearly the home of my ancestors,
velling forge, 1. A good many parts of harness were captured, but no complete sets; 2336 rounds of artillery ammunition; 6175 stand of small arms, mostly Enfield; 28 cavalry sabres, 549 infantry accoutrements, 511 bayonet-scabbards, 1911 cartridge-pouches, 439 cartridge-boxes, 149 cartridge-box plates, 165 cartridge-box belts, 165 waist-belts, 149 waist-belt plates, and 55,000 rounds infantry ammunition. Our own troops lost and expended 211 stand of small arms, 171 infantry accoutrements, 1977 rounds artillery ammunition, 1,560,125 rounds infantry ammunition. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, T. G. Bagler, Captain and Chief of Ordnance Department Cumberland. Major-General Hoorer's report. headquarters Eleventh and Twelfth corps, Lookout Valley, Tenn., Feb. 4, 1864. Brigadier-General W. D. Whipple, A. A. G., Army of the Cumberland: General: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by my command in the operations of the army which resu
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 45: an antislavery policy.—the Trent case.—Theories of reconstruction.—confiscation.—the session of 1861-1862. (search)
, 2579. In later sessions he sought reductions in the internal taxes, and particularly the repeal of the income tax, March 17, 1868, Congressional Globe, p. 1918; April 7, 1870. Works, vol. XIII. pp. 370-374. June 22 and July 1, 5, 1870, Globe, pp. 4709, 5095, 5100, 5236. and in that of 1871-1872 proposed the entire abolition of the system, which in his view had then come to be a political machine. Dec. 11, 1871, March 21, 26, and June 4, 1872, Congressional Globe, pp. 45, 1856, 1857, 1977, 4216. This session was the most remarkable of all the sessions of the Congress of the United States. To various miscellaneous matters not mentioned elsewhere, Sumner gave attention during the session,—speaking in favor of a bill restoring without salvage property to loyal owners which had been captured by the rebels and afterwards recaptured, and giving his opinion against the policy of prize-money in any case (June 30, 1862, Works, vol. VII. pp. 148, 149); in favor of creating the r
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 57: attempts to reconcile the President and the senator.—ineligibility of the President for a second term.—the Civil-rights Bill.—sale of arms to France.—the liberal Republican party: Horace Greeley its candidate adopted by the Democrats.—Sumner's reserve.—his relations with Republican friends and his colleague.—speech against the President.—support of Greeley.—last journey to Europe.—a meeting with Motley.—a night with John Bright.—the President's re-election.—1871-1872. (search)
90); the limitation of a day's labor to eight hours in national work-shops,—a measure not favored by him at first, but which he thought should now have a fair trial,—Dec. 12,14, 1871, and April 26, 1872 (Globe, pp. 69, 70, 124, 2804-2806; Works, vol. XV. p. 79); and the discontinuance of the internal revenue bureau, with the tribe of officeholders which it imposed on the country,—introducing a bill for the purpose, Dec. 11, 1871, March 21, 26, and June 4, 1872 (Globe, pp. 45, 46, 1856, 1857, 1977, 4217). This effort was approved by the New York Herald, Dec. 11, 1871, and the New York World, December 12. He pushed his measure at his two remaining sessions. Dec. 12, 1872 (Globe, pp. 144, 145), Dec. 17, 1873, Jan. 6, 1874 (Globe, pp. 249, 390). He wrote at this time, at the request of the publishers and the author, an introduction to an edition of Nasby's letters, April 1, 1872; Works, vol. XV. pp. 65-67. Sumner made at this session an earnest and determined effort to carry his ci<