All are summoned to the field by the drivers horn. At the sound of this, all must rise, and be off to the field.
From the rising till the going down of the sun, he was curing, raving, cutting, and slashing among the slaves of the field, in the most frightful manner.
My mother and I were separated when I was but an infant - before I knew her as my mother.
I´ll keep an eye out.
The children unable to work in the field had neither shoes, stockings, jackets, nor trousers, given to them; their clothing consisted of two coarse linen shirts per year. When they failed them, they went naked until the next allowance day.
This they would sing, as a chorus to words which to many would seem unmeaning jargon, but which, nevertheless, were full of meaning to themselves.
She made her journey's to see me at night, traveling the whole distance on foot, after the performance of her day´s work.