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Who is he that walketh pensively in yonder green, beneath the shadow of the trees, with head bowed down, as if in thought, and plucking a leaf to pieces? It is the amiable minister of the parish. He is sore grieved in spirit. Hitherto has he led his flock without contradiction, conducting them safely through thorny places, and shielding them from the inclemency of the storm. And now forsooth the very devil has come to take them by force of arms....
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Title: Circus
Creator: n/a
Date: January 1839
Format: Article
Publication: The Knickerbocker
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.13, pp.67-76
Keywords: African American; Animals; Circus; Clergy; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Leisure; Music; Religion; Rural Life; The Arts
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts