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Side 316 - I offered you peace on terms of equality, and honourable to all " parties. You have chosen war, and are responsible for all the
Side 55 - ... defend themselves ;) but a spirit of distrust taking place in their minds, they took weapons of war to defend themselves ; and the Indians, who had seen them several times without them and let them alone, saying they were peaceable men and hurt nobody, therefore they would not hurt them; now seeing them have guns, and supposing they designed to kill the Indians, they therefore shot the men dead.
Side 55 - The third whose life was sacrificed was a woman, " who had remained in her habitation," not thinking herself warranted in going " to a fortified place for preservation, neither she, her son, nor daughter, nor to take thither the little ones ; but the poor woman after some time began to let in a slavish fear, and advised her children to go with her to a fort not far from their dwelling.
Side 85 - Jews ; they have traditions among themselves of such a descent ; and it is even asserted, that their families are distinguished by the names of Jewish tribes, although, since their conversion to the Islam, they studiously conceal their origin.
Side 94 - And it is hereby declared and enacted, that no person who may have acquired property by his own industry, or by the exercise of any art, calling, or profession, or by inheritance, assignment, gift, or bequest, shall be dispossessed of such property or prevented from taking possession thereof on the ground that such person, or that the person from whom the property may have been derived, was a Slave.
Side 23 - Long sunk in Superstition's night, By Sin and Satan driven, — I saw not, cared not, for the light, That leads the Blind to Heaven.
Side 55 - They remained openly in the country, whilst the rest were flying to the forts. They still pursued their occupations in the fields or at their homes, without a weapon either for annoyance or defence. And what was their fate ? They lived in security and quiet. The habitation which, to his armed neighbour, was the scene of murder and of the scalping-knife, was to the unarmed Quaker a place of safety and of peace.
Side 55 - The reader of American history will recollect, that in the beginning of the last century a desultory and most dreadful warfare was carried on by the natives against the European settlers ; a warfare that was provoked, as such warfare has almost always originally been, by the injuries and violence of the Christians.
Side 345 - I think myself entitled to draw the following practical inference ; namely, that had we instantly attended to the timely warning of the Barometer, by bringing the ship to the wind, and making preparations for the storm, instead of scudding before it, until we could scud no longer, we should have escaped with as little injury as the two ships I have just alluded to, and that had the three unfortunate ships which foundered in the storm pursued a similar course, which it may be fairly presumed they...
Side 287 - Ions drawn eisle and fretted va'ilt," the wild waters ever urge their way — and the receding sides of that great temple, running inwards in solemn perspective, yet ever and anon, as ocean heaves and falls, rendered visible in its far sanctuary by the broad and flashing light reflected by the foaming surges sweeping onwards from below.