I therefore endeavored to instil hope and courage into his mind, in order that he might dare to engage in a vocation so anomalous and re-
sponsible for a person in his situation; and I was seconded in this effort by warm-hearted friends, es- pecially by the late General Agent of the Massa- chusetts Anti-Slavery Society, Mr.
While they were thus occupied, our jailor re-
The rocks of the Spy-glass re-echoed it a score of times; the whole troop of marsh-birds rose again, darkening heaven, with a simultaneous whirr; and long after that death yell was still ringing in my brain, silence had re-
established its empire, and only the rustle of the redescending birds and the boom of the distant surges disturbed the languor of the afternoon.