--The weather has been scorching for several days.
We are taught that all flesh is grass, yet it has had the opposite effect on flesh and grass.
The former, at the bidding of the sun, has expressed itself in liquid measure; the latter has incontinently dried up, and what has not withered, the reaper's hook will soon gather.
The Daily Dispatch: June 22, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. June 22, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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