History of the Ojebway Indians: With Especial Reference to Their Conversion to Christianity ; with a Brief Memoir of the Writer (Google eBook)

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A. W. Bennett, 1861 - Indians of North America - 278 pages
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Page 80 - For,' said he in broken English, ' white man court — court — may be one whole year ! — may be two years before he marry ! Well — may be then he get very good wife — but may be not — may be very cross ! Well, now suppose cross ! scold so soon as get awake in the morning! scold all day! — scold until sleep! — all one — he must keep him! — White people have law forbidding throw away wife he be ever so cross — must keep him always!
Page 204 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it; I have killed many; I have fully glutted my vengeance: for my country I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
Page 204 - ... I appeal to any white man to say if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry and he gave him not meat, if ever he came cold and naked and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites that my countrymen pointed as they passed and said, ' Logan is the friend of the white man.
Page 204 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate of peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, "Logan is the friend of the white man.
Page 2 - For the Lord Himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first; then we which are alive, and remain, shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air; so shall we ever be with the Lord.
Page 30 - ... .Then said he unto me, prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, Son of man, and say to the wind, thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Page 26 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Page 253 - I observed that she went almost every evening to the foot of the tree, on a branch of which the bodies of her husband and child were laid, and after cutting off a lock of her hair, and throwing it on the ground, in a plaintive melancholy song bemoaned its fate.
Page 35 - The Northern tribes say that Nanahbozhoo always sleeps during the winter; but, previous to his falling asleep, fills his great pipe, and smokes for several days, and that it is the smoke arising from the mouth and pipe of Nanahbozhoo which produces what is called 'Indian summer.
Page 2 - Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God ; whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation. Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to-day, and for ever.

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