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Page 266 - What! Will you love Englishmen still?' This was the dolefullest night that ever my eyes saw. Oh, the roaring, and singing, and dancing, and yelling of those black creatures in the night, which made the place a lively resemblance of hell!
Page 267 - After this it quickly began to snow, and when night came on, they stopt: and now down I must sit in the snow, by a little fire, and a few boughs behind me, with my sick child in my lap, and calling much for water, being now, (through the wound) fallen into a violent fever.
Page 36 - What sought they thus afar? Bright jewels of the mine ? The wealth of seas, the spoils of war ? — They sought a faith's pure shrine ! Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where first they trod : They have left unstained what there they found, — Freedom to worship God.
Page 284 - My heart was so heavy before that I could scarce speak or go in the path, and yet now so light that I could run.
Page 373 - And they further told Captain Church, (and these men knew him well,) that he was "a very subtle man, of great resolution, and had often said that he would never be taken alive by the English.
Page 295 - We come 300 at this time. You must consider the Indians lose nothing but their life. You must lose your fair houses and...
Page 104 - That night, through the earnest request of Conbatant, who till now remained at Sawaams,1 or Puckanokick, we lodged with him at Mattapuyst. By the way I had much conference with him, so likewise at his house, he being a notable politician, yet full of merry jests and squibs, and never better pleased than when the like are returned again upon him.
Page 89 - ... most of the islands have been inhabited, some being cleared from end to end, but the people are all dead or removed.
Page 410 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.