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

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Сторінка 98 - 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, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor counsellors; they were totally good...
Сторінка 356 - 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 446 - 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 98 - We are however not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it : and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them in all we know, and make men of them.
Сторінка 64 - We conquered you, we made women of you; you know you are women, and can no more sell land than women.
Сторінка 98 - 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 25 - the graces will increase in length till you come to Boston ; after that they will shorten till you come to your government of New Hampshire, where your excellency will find no grace at all.
Сторінка 64 - 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 Brethren, and therefore depart the Council, and consider what has been said to you.
Сторінка 512 - 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 405 - ... animals, or to incur any expense therefor. These narrow views were not shared by most of the principal men in Congress ; among these we had many staunch friends, including especially several who held seats in the Senate. Chief among them was Senator Vest, of Missouri, who at all times was found ready to do everything in his power to promote the welfare of the Park. Senator Manderson, of Nebraska, and many others were quite as willing. It was largely due to the gentlemen we have named that the...

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