Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Morning Twilight

It is among the loveliest customs of the ancients to bury the young at morning twilight; for, as they strive to give the softest interpretation to death, so they imagined that Aurora, who loved the young, had stolen them to her embrace. The Eastern Texian (San Augustine, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 45, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 26, 1859