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Homer, Odyssey 8 0 Browse Search
Homer, The Odyssey (ed. Samuel Butler, Based on public domain edition, revised by Timothy Power and Gregory Nagy.) 4 0 Browse Search
Q. Horatius Flaccus (Horace), The Art of Poetry: To the Pisos (ed. C. Smart, Theodore Alois Buckley) 2 0 Browse Search
P. Ovidius Naso, Art of Love, Remedy of Love, Art of Beauty, Court of Love, History of Love, Amours (ed. various) 2 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 8, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: may 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 1, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 18, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Not deep enough for prayer --We heard a night or two since a tolerably good story of a couple of raftsmen. The event occurred during the late big blow on the Mississippi at which time so many rats were swamped and so many steamboat-lost their sky-riggings — A raft was just emerging from Lake Pepin as the squall came on. In an instant the raft was pouching and writhing as if suddenly dropped into Charybdis, while the waves broke over with tremendous uproar, and expecting instant destruction Happening to open his eyes an instant, he observed his companion not engaged in prayer, but pushing a pole into the water at the side of the raft. "What's that yer doin', Mike," said he, "Got down on you knees now, for there isn't a minit between us and purgatory!" "Be aiay, Pat," said the other, as he coolly continued to punch the water with his pole, "be aiay now! What's the use uv praying when a fellow can tetch bottom with a po'e !" Mike is a pretty good specimen of a larg