The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
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The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
RMGJDFG9The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . -tality to offer it to a guest. To do so would com-monly be regarded in the light of as great a libertyas to have omitted it once would have been consid-ered an offence. The decanter is no longer foundon the sideboard in the home; the barrel is notstored in the cellar. Some features of the old Kentucky market-placehave disappeared. The war and the prostration ofthe South destroyed that as a market for certainkinds of stock, the raising and sales of which havein consequence declined. Railways have touchedthe eastern parts of the
RM2AN6CJJThe blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . -tality to offer it to a guest. To do so would com-monly be regarded in the light of as great a libertyas to have omitted it once would have been consid-ered an offence. The decanter is no longer foundon the sideboard in the home; the barrel is notstored in the cellar. Some features of the old Kentucky market-placehave disappeared. The war and the prostration ofthe South destroyed that as a market for certainkinds of stock, the raising and sales of which havein consequence declined. Railways have touchedthe eastern parts of the
The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
RMGJ5PFAThe blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
RFFWH1B5The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . came,and the justices came, and the bullies came, whatwas the county to do but come also ? The crowdrepaired to the common, a ring was formed, the littlemen on the outside who couldnt see, Zaccheus-like,took to the convenient trees, and there was to beseen a fair and square set-to, in which the fist wasthe battering-ram and the biceps a catapult. Whatbetter, more time-honored, proof could those back-woods Kentuckians have furnished of the humors intheir English blood and of their English pugnacity?But, after all, this was only p
RM2AN6EW7The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . came,and the justices came, and the bullies came, whatwas the county to do but come also ? The crowdrepaired to the common, a ring was formed, the littlemen on the outside who couldnt see, Zaccheus-like,took to the convenient trees, and there was to beseen a fair and square set-to, in which the fist wasthe battering-ram and the biceps a catapult. Whatbetter, more time-honored, proof could those back-woods Kentuckians have furnished of the humors intheir English blood and of their English pugnacity?But, after all, this was only p
The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
RMGHTG1HThe blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . the minstrelin feudal halls. At parties and weddings, at picnicsin the summer woods, he was the soul of melody;and with an eye to the high demands upon his art,he widened his range of selections and perfectedaccording to native standards his inimitable tech-nique. The deep, tender, pure feeling in the songOld Kentucky Home is a true historic interpre-tation. It is wide of the mark to suppose that on such afarm as that of the Shelbvs, the negroes were in aperpetual frenzy of discontent or felt any burningdesire for freedom. It is
RM2AN6FP8The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . the minstrelin feudal halls. At parties and weddings, at picnicsin the summer woods, he was the soul of melody;and with an eye to the high demands upon his art,he widened his range of selections and perfectedaccording to native standards his inimitable tech-nique. The deep, tender, pure feeling in the songOld Kentucky Home is a true historic interpre-tation. It is wide of the mark to suppose that on such afarm as that of the Shelbvs, the negroes were in aperpetual frenzy of discontent or felt any burningdesire for freedom. It is
The blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
RMFRACFEThe blue-grass region of Kentucky - and other Kentucky articles (1892)
The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . comfort his neighbors boundaries. This wouldhave been a densely peopled region, the farms wouldhave been minutely subdivided, had sons asked andreceived permission to settle on parts of the ances-tral estate. This filling in and too close personalcontact would have satisfied neither father norchild, so that the one has generally kept his acresintact, and the other, impelled by the same land-hunger that brought his pioneer forefather hither,has gone hence into the younger West, where liebroader tracts and vaster spaces. Here is t
RM2AN6HX8The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . comfort his neighbors boundaries. This wouldhave been a densely peopled region, the farms wouldhave been minutely subdivided, had sons asked andreceived permission to settle on parts of the ances-tral estate. This filling in and too close personalcontact would have satisfied neither father norchild, so that the one has generally kept his acresintact, and the other, impelled by the same land-hunger that brought his pioneer forefather hither,has gone hence into the younger West, where liebroader tracts and vaster spaces. Here is t
The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . n theshaded greensward. It would be too much to saythat the disappearance of the latter betokens theloss of that virtue which the gracious usages of aformer time made a byword. The explanation lieselsewhere. Under the old social regime a commonappurtenance to every well-established householdwas a trained force of negro servants. It was theservices of these that made the exercise of gener-ous public entertainment possible to the Kentuckyhousewife. Moreover, the lavish ideals of the timethrew upon economy the reproach of meanness;
RM2AN61D9The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles . n theshaded greensward. It would be too much to saythat the disappearance of the latter betokens theloss of that virtue which the gracious usages of aformer time made a byword. The explanation lieselsewhere. Under the old social regime a commonappurtenance to every well-established householdwas a trained force of negro servants. It was theservices of these that made the exercise of gener-ous public entertainment possible to the Kentuckyhousewife. Moreover, the lavish ideals of the timethrew upon economy the reproach of meanness;