God Speed It!

All hail! the Confederated States. All honour to gallant South Carolina, who gave the first impulse to the Revolution which brought the new nation into being. All gratitude to the benign Providence that darkened the understandings of men in power and converted seeming obstacles into tremendous agencies for hastening and perfecting the great and good […]

Our New Southern Star

For Bonnie Blue Campbell. STAR OF THE SOUTH. Star of the South! Break forth on the nation! Break forth o’er the land, beam out on the sea! We’ve watched for thy coming with blind adoration– They never are slaves who will to be free! Our fathers bequeathed to our guardian keeping Their own institutions. and […]

An Almost Boundless Panorama

After riding about a mile and a quarter, we came to the point beyond which horses cannot be taken, and dismounting our steeds, commenced ascending on foot. The way was very steep, and the day so warm, that we had to halt often to take breath. As we approached the summit, the trees were all […]

How to Enjoy the Springs and Stay at Home

How to Enjoy the Springs and Stay at Home Now that the tide of summer absentees is returning, the following racy burlesque upon the leading Springs, taken from theĀ Southern Literary Messenger, will be keenly relished: White Sulphur.–Tie a roll of brimstone under your nose, and drink freely of thick warm water. Break some doubtful eggs […]

A Regular and General Musical Education

No one can tell us, we verily believe, why vocal music ought not to be a branch of common school education in Virginia, just as much as in Prussia. A resolution that it should be so, entered into this day, by those who have power to carry their resolutions into execution, would be a greater […]