5 edition of The man without a country. found in the catalog.
The man without a country.
Edward Everett Hale
Reprint of the 1897 ed. published by Roberts Bros., Boston.
|LC Classifications||PZ3.H13 M49, PS1772 M49|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||106|
|LC Control Number||74019087|
You have not cut up any of the old ones, I hope? I remember it because poor Phillips, who was of the party, as soon as the allusion to the reading was made, told a story of something which happened at the Cape of Good Hope on Nolan's first voyage. Nastiness beyond account, and chaos run loose in the midst of the nastiness. My father lived in Kentucky. Gerhard and other Jewish scientists are hired by a Turkish university to help with the modernization of their curriculum.
He, on his part, had grown up in the West of those days, in the midst of "Spanish plot," "Orleans plot," and all the rest. The big flies escaped,—rightly for all I know. If I sail the schooner through the Great White Desert, they shall go home! Sometimes, when the marines or sailors had any special jollification, they were permitted to invite "Plain-Buttons," as they called him. We had him to dine in our mess once a week, and the caution was given that one that day nothing was to be said about home. For Captain Shaw, if it was he, handed it to his successor in the charge, and he to his, and I suppose the commander of the Levant has it to-day as his authority for keeping this man in his mild custody.
They are very happy until war is declared and Barbara cannot bear the thought of her future husband not doing service for his country. The Secretary of the Navy - it must have been the first Crowninshield, though his name I do not remember - was requested to put Nolan on board a Government vessel bound on a long cruise, and to direct that he should be only so far confined there as to make it certain that he never saw or heard of the country. Our French friends, too, when they wanted this little watering-place, would have found it was pre-occupied. But it was always thought too hard that he should never meet the rest of us, except to touch hats, and we finally sank into one system. Barbara's brother is a loyal American and is greatly troubled by the uncle's expectations to count on him.
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And certainly it speaks well for the esprit de corps of the profession and the personal honor of its The man without a country. book, that to the press this man's story has been wholly unknown,—and, I think, to the country at large also.
It is none of our business just now. He was always very shy afterwards, when I knew him,- very seldom spoke, unless he was spoken to, except to a very few friends.
They had bits of plants and ribbons, shells tied on, and carved scraps of bone and wood, which he had taught the men to cut for him, and they were beautifully illustrated. He had almost all the foreign papers that came into the ship, sooner or later; only somebody must go over them first, and cut out any advertisement or stray paragraph that alluded to America.
As we jogged The man without a country. book you went on donkeys The man without a country. book some of the gentlemen we boys called them "Dons", but the phrase was long since changed fell to talking about Nolan, and some one told the system which was adopted from the first about his books and other reading.
You have not cut up any of the old ones, I hope? I remember, soon after I joined the navy, I was on shore with some of the older officers from our ship and from the Brandywine, which we had met at Alexandria. This novel starts out strong. But will not some one set up a stone for my memory at Fort Adams or at Orleans, that my disgrace may not be more than I ought to bear?
They had to screen newspapers and cut out any mention of the country, even down to a steamship ad on the back pages.
And certainly it speaks well for the esprit de corps of the profession and the personal honor of its members, that to the press this man's story has been wholly unknown - and I think, to the country at large also.
An officer was sent to take charge of her, and, after a few minutes, he sent back his boat to ask that some one might be sent him who could speak Portuguese. When I came back to it and got myself through the rest of the introduction, I was interested to see that in choosing a name for his fictional character, the author unknowingly chose that of an actual person of history, and had many letters after publication from people who said they knew the man.
She imparts the flavor of the Turkish culture and conveys a strong sense of the country as a melting pot of various religions and ethnicities.
Deprived of a homeland, Nolan slowly and painfully learns the true worth of his country. The Secretary of the Navy - it must have been the first Crowninshield, though his name I do not remember - was requested to put Nolan on board a Government vessel bound on a long cruise, and to direct that he should be only so far confined there as to make it certain that he never saw or heard of the country.
According to the size of the ship, you had him at your mess more or less often at dinner. Tell me their names," he said, and he pointed to the stars on the flag. He occasionally availed of the permission the great man had given him to write to him. See Wikipedia's guide to writing better articles for further suggestions.
And I had to make up some beggarly story to that English surgeon why I did not return his Walter Scott to him. From that time, though he did not yet know it, he lived as "A Man Without a Country.
The black band, nothing loath, conferred as to what "American dances" were, and started off with "Virginia Reel," The man without a country.
book they followed with "Money-Musk," which, in its turn in those days, should have been followed by "The Old Thirteen. It will not be the first thing in the service of which the Department appears to know nothing!
Burr" cared for you a straw more than for the flat-boat men who sailed his ark for him. Nolan suffered disproportionately for a youthful, impetuous act.
But this I do know, that sinceand possibly before, no naval officer has mentioned Nolan in his report of a cruise. This was a little cruel sometimes, when the back of what was cut out might be as innocent as Hesiod.
They are very happy until war is declared and Barbara cannot bear the thought of her future husband not doing service for his country.
I have heard it said that he was with Porter when he took possession of the Nukahiwa Islands. I knew he was happy, The man without a country. book I wanted him to be alone.
The stars and stripes were triced up above and around a picture of Washington, and he had painted a majestic eagle, with lightnings blazing from his beak and his foot just clasping the whole globe, which his wings overshadowed.
Then there was such a yell of delight, clinching of fists, leaping and dancing, kissing of Nolan's feet, and a general rush made to the hogshead by way of spontaneous worship of Vaughan as the deus ex machina of the occasion.
Then he was delighted as he saw California and Oregon;—that, he said, he had suspected partly, because he had never been permitted to land on that shore, though the ships were there so much.So I am a man without a country, except for the librarians and a Chicago paper called "In These Times." Before we attacked Iraq, the majestic "New York Times" guaranteed there were weapons of destruction there.
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