The New Mirror for Travellers and Guide to the Springs

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G. & C. Carvill, 1828 - 292 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 93 - Then was the shallop haled up to the ship side, and the poore, sicke, and lame men were called upon to get them out of their cabbins into the shallop. The master called to me, who came out of my cabbin as well as I could, to the hatch way to speake with him : where, on my knees I besought them, for the love of God, to remember themselves, and to doe as they would be done unto.
Σελίδα 127 - Wilt thou name," said the old Indian, " the red man who betrayed his tribe? I will ask thee three times." The mother answered not. "Wilt thou name the traitor? This is the second time." The poor mother looked at her husband, and then at her children, and stole a glance at Naoman, who sat smoking his pipe with invincible gravity. She wrung her hands and wept, but remained silent. " Wilt thou name the traitor ? 'Tis the third and last time.
Σελίδα 91 - Masters promise : but the Master did so raile on Greene, with so many words of disgrace, telling him, that all his friends would not trust him with twenty shillings, and therefore why should he? As for wages he had none, nor none should have, if he did not please him well.
Σελίδα 95 - Moter driven to stand in the boat head, and waft to the ship, which at the first saw us not, and when they did they could not tell what to make of us, but in the end they stood for us, and so tooke us up.
Σελίδα 126 - Stacey, who, by this time, had got some distance out into the stream. They gained on him so fast, that twice he dropped his paddle and took up his gun. But his wife prevented his shooting, by telling him, that if he fired, and they were afterwards overtaken, they would meet no mercy from the Indians.
Σελίδα 90 - Iceland, when he was forty leagues from thence, to have sent home his mate, Robert Juet, in a fisherman. But, being otherwise persuaded, all was well. So Henry Greene stood upright, and very inward with the master, and was a serviceable man every way for manhood ; but for religion, he would say, he was clean paper, whereon he might write what he would.
Σελίδα 124 - Stacey's wife began to think strange of this, and related it to her husband, who advised her to urge the old man to an explanation, the next time he came. Accordingly, when he repeated his visit the day after, she was more importunate than usual. At last the old Indian said, " I am a red man, and the pale-faces are our enemies — why should I speak...
Σελίδα 91 - Greene saw he challenged the master's promise; but the master did so raile on Greene with so many words of disgrace, telling him that all his friends would not trust him with twenty shillings, and therefore why should hee?
Σελίδα 125 - Not if your tribe should kill me for not telling. Naoman then proceeded to tell her that, owing to .some encroachments of the white people below the mountains, his tribe had become irritated, and were resolved that night to massacre all the white settlers within their reach. That she must send for her husband...

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