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Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley), The great Rogersville Flogging. (search)
nter. Hence the theological propriety of using a saw. 'Tis a Mississippi invention, and all honor to the gallant State which introduced it! Well, they were rather hard on the boy! The neighbors closed their windows that they might not hear his cries. The women whimpered — as the women will — till the owner of the stable stopped the proceedings, probably being ashamed to have them noticed by his horses. The trader was disgusted, and carried Anthony off to have his polishing completed in Rutledge. The slave went into fits, but for all these, he was taken to a jail and the whippings were renewed. The sheriff interfered. The stony-hearted jailer interfered. So the whipper was compelled to break off, and Anthony after waiting a week to be healed, returned-by a singular coincidence — upon a Sabbath evening to his home. Now it is quite a remarkable fact, that in the opinion of the neighbors, all this labor of the trader was ill-expended, and that Boy No. 2 knew nothing of Boy No. <