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Página 33 - You have long ago heard of our pleasant Situation ; but the Storm is blown over. Was it not very agreeable to hear every Day, of their cutting, carving, boiling and eating our Companions ? To see every Day dead Bodies floating down the River, mangled and disfigured. But Britons, you know, never shrink ; we always appeared gay, to spite the Rascals. They boiled and eat Sir Robert Devers ; and we are informed by Mr.
Página 355 - I beat him, and explained the enormity of his offence; after which, to the last moment of his life, he never heard the least allusion to the story, in whatever voice or tone it was mentioned, without getting up and retiring into the darkest corner of the room, with great appearance of distress. Then if you said,
Página 29 - English — these dogs dressed in red, who have come to rob you of your huntinggrounds, and drive away the game — you must lift the hatchet against them. Wipe them from the face of the earth, and then you will win my favor back again, and once more be happy and prosperous.
Página 29 - I am the Maker of mankind, and because I love you, you must do my will. The land on which you live I have made for you, and not for others. Why do you suffer the white men to dwell among you ? My children, you have forgotten the customs and traditions of your forefathers. Why do you not clothe yourselves in skins, as they did, and use the bows and arrows, and the stone-pointed lances which they used? You have bought guns, knives, kettles and blankets from the white...
Página 29 - ... dwell among you? My children, you have forgotten the customs and traditions of your forefathers. Why do you not clothe yourselves in skins, as they did, and use the bows and arrows and the stone-pointed lances which they used? You have bought guns, knives, kettles, and blankets from the white men until you can no longer do without them, and, what is worse, you have drunk the poison fire-water, which turns you into fools. "'Fling all these things away; live as your wise forefathers lived before...
Página 355 - ... and although he did not use any gesture to explain his meaning, Camp was never known to mistake him, but either went out at the front to go up the hill, or at the back to get down to the moor-side. He certainly had a singular knowledge of spoken language.
Página 284 - To these gentle sports, add poverty, family feuds and profanity, and you have a pleasant picture of border amenities "in the good old Colony days when we lived under the king.
Página 245 - ... the sportsmen should rally, and by concerted action make a strong effort to have proper laws enacted. A short open season of not over six weeks should take the place of the present practically unrestricted one; a limit should be placed on the size of the bag; and, beyond allowing a sportsman to carry a few birds with him on his return home, all shipment should be prohibited.
Página 245 - Within the past few years friends of game protection have felt encouraged not only by the apparent awakening of a more healthy public sentiment against undue destruction of birds and mammals, but also by the progressive movement in the direction of more extended and more uniform close seasons. But although much has been done for the protection of upland game, little has been accomplished toward saving the waterfowl. Unaccountable as it may seem, ducks are considered legitimate game at a season when...