The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor

E-text prepared by Charles Aldarondo, Tiffany Vergon, Michelle Shephard, Charles Franks, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team THE STORY OF KENNETT BY BAYARD TAYLOR PROLOGUE. TO MY FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS OF KENNETT: I wish to dedicate this Story to you, not only because some of you inhabit the very houses, and till the very fields

Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home by Bayard Taylor

Legends of the Prince’s hunts, reisaks, and brutal revels are still current along the Volga; but they are now linked to fairer and more gracious stories; and the free Russian farmers (no longer serfs) are never tired of relating incidents of the beauty, the courage, the benevolence, and the saintly piety of the Good Lady