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A Tour of Talbot County

folk s get a st r ide of a post-hay fed horse, they can’t believe that a ge ntle man c an be othe r wi se situated? But I know their ma’s were anxious, not knowing that the y we re s t ill out, and thi s I presume is the cause that most of the youngsters of the Eastern Shore ride at such railroad speed. I know of no other reason unless it b e to show that the days of miracles are not ended, but that a beast hardly able to rise when down, or stand when up, may be made to vie with a Loper propeller [Note: Richard Loper patented an improved propeller in 1844]. There is a lesson which these young men, and perhaps others, ought speedily to learn. It is this: ‘The merciful man

and easiness of common rusticity, nor too closely allied to the stiffness and hauteur of city life, but a very pleasant modification of the two, with no small degree of intelligence in the whole. To make this society the most agreeable in the world, it is only necessary that they should take more newspapers. “I owe a particular expression of my thanks to a couple of nice young men-equestrian Jehus ~ whom I met not far from St. Michaels [Note: In the Bible, Jehu was mentioned as driving his chariot at full speed], and from whom I obtained so silly an answer to a civil question. Is it not strange that as soon as some

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