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" Calvin heard the tick of a dozen rifles in rapid succession, as his party cocked them in order to fire. The Indian was too close to permit him to speak, but turning to his men he earnestly waved his hand as a warning to be quiet. Then cautiously raising... "
A History of the Early Settlement of Highland County, Ohio - Page 18
by Daniel Scott - 1890 - 192 pages
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Incidents of Border Life: Illustrative of the Times and Condition of the ...

Indian captivities - 1841 - 511 pages
...Indian was too close to permit hint to speak, but turning to his men he earnestly waved his hand ua warning to be quiet. Then cautiously raising his own...steady aim just as the Indian had reached the fire, and Mood fairly exposed to its light. The report of the rifle broke the stillness of the night, and their...
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Mirror of Olden Time Border Life: Embracing a History of the Discovery of ...

Joseph Pritts, Alexander Scott Withers - Indian captivities - 1849 - 700 pages
...the Indian had reached the fire, and stood fairly exposed to its light. The report of the rifle broke the stillness of the night, and their ears were...the yells of the enemy. The Indian at whom Calvin had fired, fell forward into the burning pile of faggots, and by his struggling to extricate himself,...
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Historical Sketches of Kentucky: Embracing Its History, Antiquities, and ...

Kentucky - 1850 - 544 pages
...to fire. The Indian was too close to permit him to speak, but turning to his men he earnestly waved his hand as a warning to be quiet. Then cautiously...the yells of the enemy. The Indian at whom Calvin had fired, fell forward into the burning pile of faggots, and, by his struggles to extricate himself,...
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Sketches of Western Adventure: Containing an Account of the Most Interesting ...

John Alexander McClung - Indian captivities - 1852 - 315 pages
...to fire. The Indian was too close to permit him to speak, but turning to his men he earnestly waved his hand as a warning to be quiet. Then cautiously...night, and their ears were soon deafened by the yells ef the enemy. The Indian at whom Calvin had fired, fell forward into the burning pile of faggots, and...
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Sketches of Western Adventure: Containing an Account of the Most Interesting ...

John Alexander McClung, Henry Waller - Authors, American - 1872 - 398 pages
...fire. The Indian was too close to permit him to speak, but, turning to his men, he earnestly waved his hand, as a warning to be quiet. Then, cautiously...raising his own rifle, he fired with a steady aim, ju.-t as the Indian had reached the fire, and stood fairly exposed to its light. The report of the...
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Our Western Border: Its Life, Combats, Adventures, Forays, Massacres ...

Frontier and pioneer life - 1875 - 756 pages
...to fire. The Indian was too close to permit him to speak, but turning to his men he earnestly waved his hand as a warning to be quiet. Then cautiously...fairly exposed to its light. The report of the rifle broke the stillness of the night, and their ears were soon deafened by the yells of the enemy. The...
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The County of Highland: A History of Highland County, Ohio, from ..., Volume 2

J. W. Klise, A. E. Hough - Highland County (Ohio) - 1902 - 535 pages
...fire. The Indian was too close to permit Calvin to speak, but turning to his men he earnestly waved his hand as a warning to be quiet. Then cautiously...rifle, he fired with a steady aim, just as the Indian reached the fire and stood fairly exposed to its light. The report of the rifle broke the stillness...
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