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O Ye Jigs & Juleps! : a humorous slice of Americana by a turn-of-the-century pixie, aged ten
O Ye Jigs Juleps a humorous slice of Americana by a turn-of-the-century pixie aged ten Author:Virginia Cary Hudson An Adult's Guide to the Child's World of 1904... — (Introductory definitions by Virginia Cary Hudson, age 10) — Everlasting Life: "...God gives it to you, and you can't get rid of it.... When you take it to Heaven with you, that's good, but when you have to take it along with you to Hell, that's different." — Spring: "Spring is beautiful and smells... more » sweet. Spring is when you draw a circle in the dirt with your finger...and win all of the boys' marbles. ... I rub salt on my shooting thumb to make it tough."
The Library: "The Library is where my father took his check book when I broke the window. I was only trying to kill a fly. It would take too long to tell you what my mother said."
China and Religion: "In China there are two classes of people, the upper crust and the under crust, just like there is in Leesville. China has three religions stated by Mr. Confucius, Mr. Tao, and Mr. Buddha. Leesville is ahead of China. Leesville has seven religions, Catholics, Episcopalians, Methodists..."« less