Marion Harland's Autobiography The Story of a Long Life
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Marion Harland's Autobiography The Story of a Long Life

By Marion Harland
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Table of Contents
  • Marion Harland’s Autobiography
  • CONTENTS
  • FOREWORD
  • I FOREBEARS AND PATRON SAINT
  • II LAFAYETTE—REVOLUTIONARY TALES—PARENTS’ MARRIAGE
  • III A COUNTRY EXILE—DEATH OF THE FIRST-BORN—CHANGE OF HOME—A FIRESIDE TRAGEDY—“COGITO, ERGO SUM.”
  • IV A BERSERKER RAGE—A FRIGHT—THE WESTERN FEVER—MONTROSE—A MOTHER REGAINED
  • V OUR POWHATAN HOME—A COUNTRY FUNERAL—“OLD MRS. O’HARA.”
  • VI OLD-FASHIONED HUSBAND’S LOVE-LETTER—AN ALMOST HOMICIDE—“SLAUGHTERED MONSTER”—A WESLEYAN SCHOOLMISTRESS.
  • VII MY FIRST TUTOR—THE REIGN OF TERROR
  • VIII CALM AFTER STORM—OUR HANDSOME YANKEE GOVERNESS—THE NASCENT AUTHOR
  • IX A COLLEGE NEIGHBORHOOD—THE WORLD WIDENS—A BELOVED TUTOR—COLONIZATION DREAMS AND DISAPPOINTMENT—MAJOR MORTON
  • X FAMILY LETTERS—COMMENCEMENT AT HAMPDEN-SIDNEY—THEN AND NOW
  • XI BACK IN POWHATAN—OLD VIRGINIA HOUSEWIFERY—A SINGING-CLASS IN THE FORTIES—THE SIMPLE LIFE?
  • XII ELECTION DAY AND A DEMOCRATIC BARBECUE
  • XIII A WHIG RALLY AND MUSTER DAY
  • XIV RUMORS OF CHANGES—A CORN-SHUCKING—NEGRO TOPICAL SONG
  • XV THE COUNTRY GIRLS AT A CITY SCHOOL—VELVET HATS AND CLAY’S DEFEAT
  • XVI HOME AT CHRISTMAS—A CANDY-PULL AND HOG-KILLING
  • XVII A NOTABLE AFFAIR OF HONOR
  • XVIII THE MENACE OF SLAVE INSURRECTION
  • XIX WEDDING AND BRIDESMAID—THE ROUTINE OF A LARGE FAMILY—MY FIRST BEREAVEMENT
  • XX OUR TRUE FAMILY GHOST-STORY
  • XXI TWO MONUMENTAL FRIENDSHIPS
  • XXII THE “OLD AFRICAN CHURCH”
  • XXIII HOW “ALONE” CAME TO BE
  • XXIV THE DAWNING OF LITERARY LIFE
  • XXV BROUGHT FACE TO FACE WITH MY FATE
  • XXVI LITERARY WELL-WISHERS—GEORGE D. PRENTICE—MRS. SIGOURNEY—GRACE GREENWOOD—H. W. LONGFELLOW—JAMES REDPATH—“THE WANDERING JEW”
  • XXVII MY NORTHERN KINSPEOPLE—“QUELQU’UN” AND A LIFELONG FRIENDSHIP
  • XXVIII MY FIRST OPERA—“PETER PARLEY”—RACHEL AS “CAMILLE”—BAYARD TAYLOR—T. B. ALDRICH—G. P. MORRIS—MARIA CUMMINS—MRS. A. D. T. WHITNEY
  • XXIX ANNA CORA (MOWATT) RITCHIE—EDWARD EVERETT—GOVERNOR WISE—A MEMORABLE DINNER-PARTY
  • XXX A MUSICAL CONVENTION—GEORGE FRANCIS ROOT—WHEN “THE SHINING SHORE” WAS FIRST SUNG—THE HALLELUJAH CHORUS—BETROTHAL—DEMPSTER IN HIS OLD AGE
  • XXXI WEDDING BELLS—A BRIDAL TOUR—A DISCOVERED RELATIVE—A NOBLE LIFE
  • XXXII PARSONAGE LIFE—WILLIAM WIRT HENRY—HISTORIC SOIL—JOHN RANDOLPH—THE LAST OF THE RANDOLPHS
  • XXXIII PLANTATION PREACHING—COLORED COMMUNICANTS—A “MIGHTY MAN IN PRAYER”
  • XXXIV MY NOVITIATE AS A PRACTICAL HOUSEWIFE—MY COOK “GETS HER HAND OUT”—INCEPTION OF “COMMON SENSE IN THE HOUSEHOLD”
  • XXXV THE STIRRED “NEST AMONG THE OAKS”—A CRUCIAL CRISIS
  • XXXVI MIGRATION NORTHWARD—ACCLIMATION—ALBERT EDWARD, PRINCE OF WALES, IN NEW YORK—POLITICAL PORTENTS
  • XXXVII THE PANIC OF ’61—A VIRGINIA VACATION—MUTTERINGS OF COMING STORM
  • XXXVIII THE FOURTEENTH OF APRIL, 1861, IN RICHMOND
  • XXXIX “THE LAST THROUGH TRAIN FOR FOUR YEARS”
  • XL DOMESTIC SORROWS AND NATIONAL STORM AND STRESS—FRIENDS, TRIED AND TRUE
  • XLI FORT DELAWARE—“OLD GLORY”—LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION—THE RELEASED PRISONER OF WAR
  • XLII A CHRISTMAS REUNION—A MIDNIGHT WARNING—HOW A GOOD MAN CAME TO “THE HAPPIEST DAY OF HIS LIFE”
  • XLIII TWO BRIDALS—A BIRTH AND A PASSING—“MY LITTLE LOVE”—“DRIFTING OUT”—A NONPAREIL PARISH
  • XLIV TWO YEARS OVERSEAS—LIFE IN ROME AND GENEVA
  • XLV SUNNYBANK—A NEW ENGLAND PARISH—“MY BOYS”—TWO “STARRED” NAMES
  • XLVI RETURN TO MIDDLE STATES—THE HOLY LAND—MY FRIENDS THE MISSIONARIES—TWO CONSULS IN JERUSALEM
  • XLVII LUCERNE—GOOD SAMARITANS AND AN ENGLISHMAN—A LECTURE TOUR—OHIOAN HOSPITALITY—MR. AND MRS. McKINLEY
  • XLVIII THE CLOUDS RETURN AFTER THE RAIN—ABROAD AGAIN—HEALING AND HEALTH—IDYLLIC WINTER IN FLORENCE
  • XLIX THE GOING-OUT OF A YOUNG LIFE—PRESENT ACTIVITIES—“LITERARY HEARTHSTONES”—GRATEFUL REMINISCENCES
  • APPENDIX
    • THE REV. EDWARD PAYSON TERHUNE, D.D.
    • A GOLDEN WEDDING
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