ravages of the recent war. The land was divided into shares, the largest of which did not exceed two thousand acres. Colonists were invited over from England and Scotland.
The natives were expelled from their fastnesses in the hills, and forced to settle upon the plains.
Some efforts, it appears, were made to teach them arts anked and razed during the rebellion.
The city was now rebuilt by a company of adventurers from London, and the county was settled by a colony from Argyleshire in Scotland, who were thenceforth called Scotch-Irish.
Of what stuff these Scottish colonists were made, their after-history amply and gloriously shows.
The colony took roster was Protestant and Presbyterian; the city of Londonderry was Ulster's stronghold, and it was the chief impediment in the way of James' proposed descent upon Scotland.
With what resolution and daring the people of Londonderry, during the ever-memorable siege of that city, fought and endured for Protestantism and freedom, the
worth of stoves; to-day the Pittsburg Gazette says, that two Scotch gentlemen who arrived in that city last June, with a capital of £ 12,000, which they wished to invest in building a large factory for the manufacture of woolen fabrics, left for Scotland, when they learnt that the Anti-Tariff champion was elected.
They will return to the rough hills of Scotland, build a factory, and pour their goods into this country when Polk and his break-down party shall consummate their political iniquity.
Scotland, build a factory, and pour their goods into this country when Polk and his break-down party shall consummate their political iniquity.
These are the small first-fruits of Polk's election, the younglings of the flock,—mere hints of the confusion and difficulties which will rush down in an overwhelming flood, after the Polk machine gets well in motion.
The election of Polk and Dallas changed the tone of the Tribune on one important subject.
Until the threatened annexation of Texas, which the result of this election made a certainty, the Tribune had meddled little with the question of slavery.
To the silliness of slavery as
he opera and ballet
a false Prophet
his opinion of the French
journey to Italy-anecdote
a nap in the diligence
arrival at Rome
in the galleries
scene in the Coliseum
to England again
triumph of the American Reaper
a week in Ireland and Scotland
his opinion of the English
the extra Tribune.
The thing called Crystal Palace!
This was the language which the intense and spiritual Carlyle thought proper to employ on the only occasion when he alluded to the was a moment, and but a moment of suspense; human prejudice could hold out no longer; and burst after burst of involuntary cheers from the whole crowd proclaimed the triumph of the Yankee treadmill.
A rapid tour through the north of England, Scotland, and Ireland absorbed the last week of Mr. Greeley's stay in Europe.
The grand old town of Edinburgh surpassed his expectations, and he was amused at the passion of the Edinburghers for erecting public monuments to eminent men. Glasgow looked t