Tan-gó-ru-a: an Historical Drama: In Prose

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T. B. Peterson, 1856 - 280 páginas
 

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Página 109 - But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Página 110 - My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him : For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
Página 261 - For all these reasons we charge you to remove instantly, we don't give you the liberty to think about it. You are women.
Página 258 - Our wise Forefathers established Union and Amity between the Five Nations ; this has made us formidable, this has given us great weight and Authority with our Neighboring Nations. " We are a Powerful! confederacy, and by your observing the same Methods our wise Forefathers have taken, you will acquire fresh Strength and Power ; therefore, whatever befalls you, never fall out with one another.
Página 260 - We conquered you; we made women of you; you know you are women; and can no more sell land than women; nor is it fit you should have the power of selling lands, since you would abuse it.
Página 262 - Delaware, where you came from, but we don't know whether, considering how you have demeaned yourselves, you will be permitted to live there, or whether you have not swallowed that land down your throats, as well as the land on this side. We, therefore, assign you two places to go, — either to Wyoming or Shamokin. You may go to either of these places, and then we shall have you more under our eye, and shall see how you behave. Don't deliberate, but remove away, and take this belt of wampum.
Página 270 - Two of these victims were men who, in the simple language of the narrator, " used to go to their labour without any weapons, and trusted- to the Almighty, and depended on his providence to protect them, (it being their principle not to use weapons of war to offend others, or to defend themselves ;) but a spirit of distrust taking place in their minds, they took weapons of war to defend themselves, and the Indians who had seen them several times without them and let them alone, saying they were peaceable...

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