A black slave of the early nineteenth century, who led the only effective and sustained slave revolt in American history. He and his supporters killed several dozen white people in Virginia before he was captured; he was hanged in 1831. Although Turner's rebellion led to a severe reaction among the slaveholders, it demonstrated that not all slaves were willing to accept their condition passively.
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Somehow Turner nailed that one second of surpassing natural force.
But there was a lot more to Turner than a masochistic mission to understand the elements.
As in the case of Turner, the core of the intellect is missing.
As for the artist, the great Turner canvases, his watercolors and his sketch books are never allowed to speak.
Is there a biography that you think is both a good place to start with Lincoln and a good page-turner?
Indian battle at Turner's falls, on Connecticut river above Greenfield.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
And as for Turner, the man who dares to say that he “painted English life as it was,” dares much.
Turner was an artist of the rarest and most generous equipment, and he had to do what he did, and never reasoned why he did it.
But although Turner has exaggerated the ruggedness of Hindhead in his picture, the place is not at all gracious or suave.
The horror and amazement of the advance guard of Turner's force may be imagined when they came upon the scene of conflict.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn