Foster's critical reading techniques. After reading the story once, I went back and reread it again, pulling out interesting quotes which seemed to have a deeper meaning to me
The path of the Liberty Bell's hairline crack. The inscription on the bell reads: It arrived in Philadelphia in August Norris wrote to Charles that the bell was in good order, but they had not yet sounded it, as they were building a clock for the State House's tower. The episode would be used to good account in later stories of the bell;  informer President Benjamin Harrisonspeaking as the bell passed through Indianapolisstated, "This old bell was made in England, but it had to be re-cast in America before it was attuned to proclaim the right of self-government and the equal rights of men.
Though they were inexperienced in bell casting, Pass had headed the Mount Holly Iron Foundry in neighboring New Jersey and came from Malta that had a tradition of bell casting.
Stow, on the other hand, was only four years out of his apprenticeship as a brass founder. At Stow's foundry on Second Street, the bell was broken The misfit of cotton field small pieces, melted down, and cast into a new bell.
The two founders decided that the metal was too brittle, and augmented the bell metal by about ten percent, using copper. The bell was ready in Marchand Norris reported that the lettering that included the founders' names and the year was even clearer on the new bell than on the old. When the bell was struck, it did not break, but the sound produced was described by one hearer as like two coal scuttles being banged together.
Mocked by the crowd, Pass and Stow hastily took the bell away and again recast it.
When the fruit of the two founders' renewed efforts was brought forth in Junethe sound was deemed satisfactory, though Norris indicated that he did not personally like it. The bell was hung in the steeple of the State House the same month.
The Whitechapel Foundry, still in business today, takes the position that the bell was either damaged in transit or was broken by an inexperienced bell ringer, who incautiously sent the clapper flying against the rim, rather than the body of the bell.
Inthe Assembly decided to keep both bells; the new one was attached to the tower clock  while the old bell was, by vote of the Assembly, devoted "to such Uses as this House may hereafter appoint.
The Bell rings, and I must go among the Grave ones, and talk Politiks. When the Declaration was publicly read on July 8,there was a ringing of bells, and while there is no contemporary account of this particular bell ringing, most authorities agree that the Liberty Bell was among the bells that rang.
Paige, who wrote a historical study of the bell for the National Park Service"We do not know whether or not the steeple was still strong enough to permit the State House bell to ring on this day.
If it could possibly be rung, we can assume it was.
Whether or not it did, it has come to symbolize all of the bells throughout the United States which proclaimed Independence. As McNair was absent on two unspecified days between April and November, it might have been rung by William Hurry, who succeeded him as doorkeeper for Congress.
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One was a fat boy in black trousers and a red sweat shirt with a silver stallion embossed on the front of it. "Cotton Fields" is a song written by American blues musician Huddie Ledbetter, better known as Lead Belly, who made the first recording of the song in Early versions.
Recorded by Lead Belly in , "Cotton Fields" was introduced into the canon of folk music via its inclusion on the. Mar 02, · Creedence Clearwater Revival Cotton Fields Willy And The Poorboys Lyrics: When i was a little bitty baby My mama would rock me in the cradle, In them old cotton fields .
For Paul Stamets, the phrase “mushroom hunt” does not denote a leisurely stroll with a napkin-lined basket. This morning, a half-dozen of us are struggling to keep up with the mycologist as he charges through a fir-and-alder forest on Cortes Island, British Columbia.