The Book of the Indians; Or, Biography and History of the Indians of North America, from Its First Discovery to the Year 1841 ...

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Página 68 - fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He trill not turn on his heel to save his life. Who is
Página 68 - that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, ' Logan is the friend of white men.' " There, runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. Thit called on me for revenge.
Página 40 - for the chosen people of God." "Some had expired in fight,—the brands Still rusted in their bony hands,— In plague and famine some."—CAMPBELL. We will give here, from a curious work, f in the language of the author, an interesting passage, relating to this melancholy period of the history of the people of
Página 121 - of those they call regulars exposed all others, that were inclined to do their duty, to almost certain death, and at last, in despite of all the efforts of the officers to the contrary, they ran, as sheep pursued by dogs, and it was impossible to rally them."
Página 46 - a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body, grave of countenance, and spare of speech ; in his attire little: or nothing differing from the rest of his followers, only in a great chain of white bone beads about his neck; and at it, behind his neck, hangs
Página 5 - Christ would never come here to destroy or disturb his absolute empire over them. But our Eliot was in such ill terms with the Devil, as to alarm him with sounding the silver trumpets of heaven in his territories, and make some noble and zealous attempts towards outing him of ancient possessions here. There were,
Página 42 - lit my pipe, waiting till the meeting should break up. I thought too that the man had mentioned something of beaver, and suspected it might be the subject of their meeting. So when they came out, I accosted my merchant. ' Well, Hans,' says I, ' I hope you have agreed to give more than 4*.
Página 19 - this globe, and birds grew silent, I began to settle, as my custom is, to take repose. Before mine eyes were fast closed, me tho't I saw a vision, at which my spirit was much troubled, and trembling at that doleful sight,a spirit cried aloud, 'Behold ! my son, whom I have cherished
Página 42 - some before this time. But they are still ignorant. You know our practice. If a white man, in travelling through our country, enters one of our cabins, we all treat him as I do you; we dry him if he is wet; we warm him if he
Página 107 - we do not understand these things ; we are told that your religion was given to your forefathers, and has been handed down from father to son. We also have a religion which was given to our forefathers, and has been handed down to us their children. We worship that way.

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