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History of the Butterfly, part 105: Grinnell’s Side of the Story

From:  Men and Events of Forty Years, J.B. Grinnell, 1891: I never saw a man struck by another with a blow in anger until I was called to in a friendly voice on the porch of the capitol of Washington, … Continue reading

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History of the Butterfly, Part 31: Snails in the Civil War

The story cannot escape from its time, which was the middle of the Civil War.  The characters in Rambles after Land Shells go to see soldiers off to war:  “Four o’clock came, and with it a great cloud of dust … Continue reading

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