Excerpt from American History Stories for Boys: The Minute Boy Series, And, the Mexican War Series When Uncle 'rasmus loses his temper because of some prank which we lads of James Town may have played upon him, he always says that good can ever come of that in which chillum an' women are mixed. It had never entered my mind that there was in such a remark any cause for anger on my part, um til that day when Saul Ogden repeated it, Shaking his head dolefully as Uncle 'rasmus always did, and speaking in the negro dialect so faithfully that one, t seeing him, might well have supposed his Skin was black. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.