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6 > Image 6 of The Kentuckian : a monthly magazine, vol. 2, no. 2

Part of The Kentuckian : a monthly magazine

i T a F r u s is v r r ` S 152 y THE KENTUCKIAN. _ * _ It this is not true ofother States, _ It certainly is down here T . - _ ., . _ t Kentucky I ~ ._ l S Weve women down here in the Bluegrass State F 1 i Who could wear any crown thats made; " ' Theyre queens in their homes, and their hearts are " - true, t And their beauty does not fade. ' . ` y S We give them the homage that is their due, ~- S To protect them we wonld die; T And _theres no other State like the one they call ~ ` home, t _ V Beneath Gods shining sky _ Kentucky! - O ___. ____ V _ t Courier-journ al . A STUDY OF WORDS. Mus. M. A. Scovrmin. . t s F MANS first attempt at words .we know nothing. '_-l T It is lost in that world of mist and conjecture where . ` also are hidden most-or his beginnings. Historys S most remote trace is but an index pointing backward. The Hebrews have a legend that an angel came and . ` taught man his first words. The Vedas deity language { D _ and teach that it was born of breath and mind. Modern f philologists generally agree, however, that it is born with l " ' us as is the effort to walk. _ Language is that which most distinguished man from ' the brute. The cock which crows today will utter the g ~. sound that Peter heard, and which again was the same Q; Al y heard in the wild jungles of India before man domesti A. ; - t t