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Betsy Ross: A Romance of the Flag (Classic Reprint)

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Betsy Ross: A Romance of the Flag (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Betsy Ross: A Romance of the FlagThey know the result. They raise their fists and bearded faces to the remorseless sky and wildly call down curses on those who have betrayed them. The grave has received them alive, and the hideous certainty of their fate unbinds instead of chains the devil within them. The sand is torn by their racing feet; blood flows from flesh self-bitten in rage. The air, trembling in the heat, is rent by strange oaths and impotent imd flows from flesh self-bitten in rage. The air, trembling in the heat, is rent by strange oaths and impotent imprecations. Some wade into the glistening sea gnashing their teeth and Shouting at the fading brig. In the knowledge of their condi tion, their desperate circumstance, of the fate to which they have so many times condemned the in nocent, brute-like they fight among themselves; knives flash, and burly forms clinch and struggle, then cease, look at each other blankly, and sit on the hot sand groaning.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more