Historical collections of Ohio: an encyclopedia of the state ; history both general and local, geography ... sketches of eminent and interesting characters, etc., with notes of a tour over it in 1886 ... (Google eBook)

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Henry Howe & Son, 1891 - History
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Page 457 - Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating Funeral marches to the grave.
Page 66 - 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 white...
Page 122 - We have beaten the enemy twice under separate commanders. We cannot expect the same good fortune always to attend us. The Americans are now led by a chief who never sleeps ; the night and the day 'are alike to him. And during all the time that he has been marching upon our villages, notwithstanding the watchfulness of our young men, we have never been able to surprise him. Think well of it. There is something whispers to me it would be prudent to listen to his offers of peace.
Page 422 - The Treasurer and Company of Adventurers and Planters of the City of London for the first Colony in Virginia.
Page 275 - Ohio and took possession of the country in the name of the King of France, he visited Pickawillany on his return home.
Page 494 - I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787.
Page 441 - If I were a Mexican I would tell you, " Have you not room in your own country to bury your dead men ? If you come into mine, we will greet you with bloody hands, and welcome you to hospitable graves.
Page 66 - 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 57 - Whose humour as gay as the fire-fly's light Played round every subject and shone as it played, Whose wit in the combat, as gentle as bright, Ne'er carried a heart-stain away on its blade...
Page 472 - Laurens ; thence with a line to be drawn westerly to the portage of that branch of the Big Miami, on which the fort stood that was taken by the French in 1752, until it meets the road from the lower Shawanese town to the Sandusky ; thence south to the Scioto river ; thence with that river to the mouth, and thence up the Ohio river to the place of beginning...