, President, we like you, we didn't want to hurt any of your boys, but we ain't never goin‘ to be friends with them Hill cats.
So the President, like many another self-appointed peacemaker, came back without having accomplished anything except an exhausting walk.
The house is very large, but the rooms are comparatively few, as some of them are over forty feet square.
The ceilings are high, the windows wide, and the well-staircases turn in easy curves toward the airy rooms above.
The Carrara marble mantels were the delight of our children.
One was a special favorite with them, on which the whole pilaster was covered by two lovely figures of Hebe and Diana, one on either side in bold relief, which, with commendatory taste, were not caryatides.
The little boys, Jefferson and Joe, climbed up to the lips of these pretty ladies and showered kisses on them.
The entablature was Apollo in his chariot, in basso relievo.
Another was a charming conception of Cupid and Psyche, with Gui