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10 as a set of resolutions offered on March 23d for embodying, arming, and disciplining such a number of men as may be sufficient to put the colony in a posture of defense.
This was Henry's opportunity.
A past whose memory makes is thrill—the Jamestown church
Where Patrick Henry spoke
The position of Margaret J. Preston, a representative poet of the Confederacy, has already been commented on. The fact that one sister, Elinor Junkin, was the first wife of Stonewall Jackson, and that to another at the close of the war fell the honor of providing a home in Lexington, Virginia, for Robert E. Lee, entitled her to speak here for the South as a whole.
The poem appeared in 1866, in Beechenbrook. We do accept thee, heavenly Peace! Albeit thou comest in a guise Unlooked for—undesired, our eyes Welcome through tears the sweet release From war, and woe, and want,—surcease, For which we bless thee, blessed Peace!
We lift our foreheads from the dust; And as we meet thy <