Ohio Annals: Historic Events in the Tuscarawas and Muskingum Valleys, and in Other Portions of the State of Ohio ; Adventures of Post, Heckewelder and Zeisberger ; Legends and Traditions of the Kophs, Mound Builders, Red and White Men ; Adventures of Putnam and Heckewelder, Founders of the State ; Local History, Growth of Ohio in Population, Political Power, Wealth and Intelligence ...

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Charles Hallowell Mitchener
Thomas W. Odell, 1876 - 358 páginas
 

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Página 201 - Accursed Brandt ! he left of all my tribe Nor man, nor child, nor thing of living birth: No ! not the dog, that watched my household hearth, Escaped, that night of blood, upon our plains ! All perished ! — I alone am left on earth ! To whom nor relative nor blood remains, No ! — not a kindred drop that runs in human veins t XVIII.
Página 201 - This called on me for revenge. I have sought it : I have killed many : I have 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.
Página 325 - Bible admonition that it is harder for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven, than for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle.
Página 68 - But how came you to take upon you to sell land at all? We conquered you, we made women of you; you know you are women, and can no more sell land than women.
Página 199 - What did you kill my people on Yellow Creek for ? The white people killed my kin at Conestoga, a great while ago, and I thought nothing of that. But you killed my kin again on Yellow Creek, and took my cousin prisoner. Then I thought I must kill too ; and I have been three times to war since ; but the Indians are not angry, only myself. "July 21, 1774. CAPTAIN JOHN LOGAN.
Página 200 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it. I have killed many ; I have fully glutted my vengeance.
Página 199 - Captain Cresap, — What did you kill my people on Yellow Creek for? The white people killed my kin at Conestoga, a great while ago; and I thought nothing of that. But you killed my kin again, on Yellow Creek, and took my Cousin Prisoner. Then I thought I mast kill too; and I have been three times to war since; but the Indians are not angry; only myself.
Página 45 - The day after my arrival at the aforesaid town, a number of Indians collected about me, and one of them began to pull the hair out of my head. He had some ashes on a piece of bark, in which he frequently dipped his fingers in order to take a firmer hold, and so he went on, as if he had been plucking a turkey...
Página 326 - Maryland, being sick and weak in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding...
Página 46 - On this I gave myself up to their ladyships, who were as good as their word ; for though they plunged me under water, and washed and rubbed me severely, yet I could not say they hurt me much.

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