The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart, Том 1

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Сторінка 108 - We have had some experience of it ; several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but, when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors ; they were totally...
Сторінка 370 - Prussia was unknown; and, in order that he might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black men. fought on the coast of Coromandel , and red men scalped each other by the Great Lakes of North America.
Сторінка 460 - Name of the Council Established at Plymouth in the County of Devon, for the Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing of New England in America...
Сторінка 456 - Look at the French. They are men; they are fortifying everywhere. But, we are ashamed to say it, you are all like women ; bare and open without any fortifications.
Сторінка 72 - This string of wampum serves to forbid you, your children and grand-children to the latest posterity, for ever, meddling in land affairs; neither you nor any who shall descend from you, are ever hereafter to presume to sell any land : for which purpose you are to preserve this string, in memory of what your uncles have this day given you in charge. We have some other business to transact with our brothers; and therefore depart the Council, and consider what has been said to you.
Сторінка 108 - Then the chain of union was made as bright as the sun. The Virginians proposed to educate the children of the Iroquois at their public school. " Brother Assaragoa," they replied, "we must let you know we love our children too well to send them so great a way ; and the Indians are not inclined to give their children learning. Your invitation is good, but our customs differ from yours.
Сторінка 53 - While in this timorous, jealous disposition, the cry of a plot all on a sudden struck their ears : They were wakened from their slumber ; and, like men affrighted and in the dark, took every figure for a spectre. The terror of each man became the source of terror to another. And an universal panic being diffused, reason, and argument, and common sense, and common humanity, lost all influence over them.
Сторінка 46 - ... for some years has obtained in England, that the plantations are not without thoughts of throwing off their dependence on the Crown of England.
Сторінка 108 - ... they came back to us, they were bad Runners, ignorant of every means of living in the Woods, unable to bear either Cold or Hunger, knew neither how to build a Cabin, take a Deer...
Сторінка 21 - Quidder,* as they called him, recommended or disapproved, had the force of a law. This power over them was supported, as it had been obtained, by repeated offices of kindness, and his singular bravery and activity in the defence of his country.

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