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    [Slavery]. [Dialect Story]. Uncle Philip. The Girl's Cabinet, of Instructive and Moral Stories. New York: Philip J. Cozans, 1856.
    Includes the story Rescue of Eva, loosely taken from Uncle Tom's Cabin. Profusely illustrated. Publisher's printed paper wrappers. Rear cover lacking. Some soiling, rubbing, chipping and tearing to front cover. Some foxing, toning and creasing scattered throughout. Fair.

    Eva's parents live in the South. Her father was a Planter. Their house was but a short distance from the river. Eva and her pet dog Growler used to romp up and down on the sandy shore of the river. One day Eva and Growler went to the water as usual. Eva saw a boat there and thought she would get in, but not untie the rope. She had not been in the boat very long, when she felt it moving off--she was frightened and did not know what to do. Growler rushed into the water, and continued to bark very loud. As Eva saw the boat getting away out into the river, she jumped out and with an oar commenced to swim for the shore. Growler took hold of her dress, and was taking her ashore, when an old slave named Sam, rushed into the water and taking her from the faithful dog, bore her in safety to the land. She lay sick for some time and she had a horrid fever for many days. Growler was always by her bed side, and would only leave it to get something to eat. Eva's father gave Sam his freedom and a purse of gold. Sam would not leave his master--"No--no, Sambo no leave Massa and Eva--Sambo lub Massa," said the good old man.
    Growler still continues in the family, and he is beloved by all--for had it not been for him Eva would have been drowned. You see him in the water; poor fellow he was tired--but he struggled on and was successful.




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