History of the Indians of North and South America, Bände 1-2

Bradbury, Soden & Company, 1844 - 320 Seiten

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Seite 191 - Robbins, and wounded good young Frye, Who was our English Chaplain; he many Indians slew, And some of them he scalped when bullets round him flew.
Seite 190 - Twas nigh unto Pigwacket, on the eighth day of May, They spied a rebel Indian soon after break of day ; He on a bank was walking, upon a neck of land, Which leads into a pond, as we're made to understand.
Seite 30 - ... the seeds of all mischief, have no place with them. They are content with so little, that in so large a country they have rather superfluity than scarceness ; so that they seem to live in the golden world, without toil, living in open gardens ; not intrenched with dykes, divided with hedges, or defended with walls.
Seite 238 - Once I could animate my warriors to battle : but I cannot animate the dead. My warriors can no longer hear my voice : their bones are at Talladega, Tallushatches, Emuckfaw, and Tohopeka.
Seite 238 - I would have raised my corn on one bank of the river, and fought them on the other ; but your people have destroyed my nation. You are a brave man : I rely upon your generosity.
Seite 87 - Spanish historians call a palace of the Inca, and on the other a temple of the Sun, the whole surrounded with a strong rampart or wall of earth. When he had posted his troops in this advantageous station, he...
Seite 179 - He even made the offices of devotion serve as incentives to their ferocity, and kept a flag, on which was depicted a cross, surrounded by bows and arrows, which he used to hoist on a pole at the door of his church, when he gave them absolution, previous to their engaging in any warlike enterprise.
Seite 23 - ... and splendid dress of the Spaniards. The admiral particularly attracted their attention from his commanding height, his air of authority, his dress of scarlet and the deference which was paid him by his companions, all which pointed him out to be the commander.
Seite 23 - The natives of the island, when, at the dawn of day. they had beheld the ships hovering on their coast, had supposed them monsters which had issued from the deep during the night. They had crowded to the beach, and watched their movements with awful anxiety.
Seite 31 - Know that, according to our belief, the souls of men have two journeys to perform after they have departed from the body. One to a place, dismal...

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