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" You always told us that you would never draw your foot off British ground; but now, Father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see our father doing so without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat animal that carries... "
The history of the war, between the United States and Great-Britain, which ... - Página 229
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The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict

Donald R. Hickey - 1989 - 457 páginas
...present extensive Position." 59 Tecumseh bitterly opposed the retreat and publicly compared Procter to "a fat animal, that carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted . . . drops it between his legs and runs off." 60 But the only concession that he could win from the...
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The War of 1812: A Short History

Donald R. Hickey - 1995 - 135 páginas
...interior via the Thames River. Tecumseh bitterly assailed this decision and publicly compared Procter to "a fat animal that carries its tail upon its back but when affrighted . . . drops it between his legs and runs off." The only concession he could win from the British general...
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The Ohio Frontier: Crucible of the Old Northwest, 1720-1830

R. Douglas Hurt - 1998 - 440 páginas
...American border and Harrison's army. Tecumseh felt betrayed by the British retreat and likened Proctor to "a fat animal. that carries its tail upon its back. but when affrighted . . . drops it between his legs and runs off." Yet. despite Tecumseh's desire to press a new attack...
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From Many, One: Readings in American Political and Social Thought

Richard C. Sinopoli - 1996 - 448 páginas
...represent him. You always told us that you would never draw your foot off British ground; but now, father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry...enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog, that carries its tail upon its back, but when afrighted, it drops it between its legs and runs...
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Wampum Denied: Procter's War of 1812

Sandy Antal - 1997 - 450 páginas
...of planning to abandon the tribesmen to the "big knives." He compared Procter's conduct to that of "a fat animal that carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted, it drops it between its legs and runs off." 14 The British general must have winced at Tecumseh's reminder...
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Indian Wars

Robert M. Utley, Wilcomb E. Washburn - 2002 - 317 páginas
...us you would never draw your foot otf British ground; but now, father, we see you are drawing back We must compare our father's conduct to a fat animal, that carries its tail upon its back, but when atrighted, he drops it between his legs and runs otf...." But though he could not shame Proctor into...
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Memories Trail

D. L. Larson - 2004 - 480 páginas
..."You told us you would never draw your foot off British ground. But we see you are drawing back and without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog that drops his tail between his legs and runs off when frightened." Laughter erupted, and Elizabeth...
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The Indian Chief as Tragic Hero: Native Resistance and the Literatures of ...

Gordon M. Sayre - 2006 - 368 páginas
...general as a coward: "You always told us you would never draw your foot off British ground; but now, father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry...carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted, it drops it between its legs and runs off" (Klinck 185). Proctor was later court-martialed for his...
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When the Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder, and the New ...

Jay Feldman - 2007 - 320 páginas
...on September 18, Tecumseh gave a fiery speech in which he accused Procter of as much. When he said, "We must compare our father's conduct to a fat animal that carries its tail upon his back, but when affrighted, he drops it between his legs and runs off," he drew laughter from both...
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Union 1812: The Americans who Fought the Second War of Independence

A. J. Langguth - 2006 - 482 páginas
...always told us that you would never lift your foot from the British soil. But now, Father, we see you drawing back, and we are sorry to see our Father doing...carries its tail upon its back; but when affrighted, it drops it between its legs and runs off." Tecumseh fingered the wampum beads to refresh his memory...
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