A Pictorial History of America: Embracing Both the Northern and Southern Portions of the New World

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E. Strong, 1844 - 813 pāgines
 

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Pāgina 373 - Besides, what could they see but a hideous and desolate wilderness, full of wild beasts and wild men— and what multitudes there might be of them they knew not.
Pāgina 371 - ... they were well weaned from the delicate milk of their mother country, and inured to the difficulties of a strange land. That they were knit together in a strict and sacred bond, by...
Pāgina 371 - For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way : because we had spoken unto the king, saying, " The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him ; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.
Pāgina 418 - Esq., or, in his absence, to such as for the time being take care for preserving the peace and administering the laws in their Majesties' province of New York, in America.
Pāgina 372 - But the tide (which stays for no man) calling them away that were thus loath to depart, their reverend pastor, falling down on his knees and they all with him, with watery cheeks commended them with most fervent prayers to the Lord and His blessing ; and then with mutual embraces and many tears they took their leaves one of another, which proved to be the last leave to many of them.
Pāgina 373 - For summer being done, all things stand upon them with a weatherbeaten face, and the whole country, full of woods and thickets, represented a wild and savage hue. If they looked behind them, there was the mighty ocean which they had passed and was now as a main bar and gulf to separate them from all the civil parts of the world.
Pāgina 809 - Whenever it is low water, winter or summer, night or day, they must rise to pick shell-fish from the rocks; and the women either dive to collect sea-eggs, or sit patiently in their canoes, and with a baited hair-line without any hook, jerk out little fish. If a seal is killed, or the floating carcass of a putrid whale discovered, it is a feast; and such miserable food is assisted by a few tasteless berries and fungi.
Pāgina 374 - Cod; the weather was very cold, and it froze so hard as the spray of the sea lighting on their coats, they were as if they had been glazed...
Pāgina 518 - Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it...
Pāgina 466 - Lords day, with the doors shut about him, he saw a black Pig approach him ; at which, he going to kick, it vanished away. Immediately after, sitting down, he saw a black Thing jump in at the window, and come and stand before him. The Body was like that of a Monkey, the Feet like a Cocks, but the Face much like a Mans.

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