Yes; and where there is no common but only private feeling a State is disorganized--when you have one half
of the world triumphing and the other plunged in grief at the same events happening to the city or the citizens?
Stuart was apprehensive there might be a difficulty of subsisting his whole party throughout the winter, he had sent one half
back to Astoria, retaining with him only Ross, Montigny, and two others.
It is one half
more than in the time of the brothers Paclet, but it is not much.
The only problem was that the Sparks' good fortune lasted just one half
and they had to claw their way to victory yet again.