uthern sisterhood; bouyed with the infectious ardor and activity of youth, why should we not in the results of your devotion hope for a golden fruition in your co-operative and inspiring investigations?
Devoutly, may the Geographical and Historical Society, in unlimited usefulness, endure as a feature of this beneficent institution, the providence and zeal of whose faculty called it into being!
Virginia has not been unmixedly blessed in the offices of her annalist and historian.
Doughty John Smith, whilst in the enamored description that Heaven and earth seemed never to have agreed better to frame a place for man's commodious and delightful habitation, offers sweet
General Historie, page 114. pabulum to our regard for our generous mother, is yet most unlovely in his virulent denunciation of his fellow-colonists.
Whatever his merit, it is not easy to forget some peculiar traits of his.
From adventurous John, along the cycle of Virginia's being, have the children of her own