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" It seems to be a bait, the devil lays to make men loose their precious time: I remember with shame, how formerly, when I had taken two or three pipes, I was presently ready for another, such a bewitching thing it is... "
Tragedies of the Wilderness: Or, True and Authentic Narratives of Captives ... - Page 34
by Samuel Gardner Drake - 1841 - 354 pages
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Collections, Historical and Miscellaneous: And Monthly Literary ..., Volume 3

John Farmer - History - 1824
...whether I would smoke it?" (a usual compliment nowadays among saints and sinners:) " but this no way suited me, for though I had formerly used tobacco, yet I had left it ever since I was taken. It seems to be a bait the devil lays to make mem loose their precious time. I remember with...
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Collections, Historical & Miscellaneous, and Monthly Literary Journal, Volume 3

Local history - 1824
...but this no way suited me, for though I had formerly used tobacco, yet I had left it ever since I was taken. It seems to be a bait the devil lays to make men loose their precious time. 1 remember with shame how formerly when 1 had taken two or three pipes,...
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Events in Indian History: Beginning with an Account of the Origin of the ...

Indian captivities - 1841 - 633 pages
...whether I would smoke — a usual compliment now-a-days among the saints and sinners ; but this no way suited me ; for though I had formerly used tobacco,...ready for another, such a bewitching thing it is; but 1 thank God, he has now given me power over it. Surely there are many who may be better employed than...
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Events in Indian History: Beginning with an Account of the Origin of the ...

James Wimer - Indians of North America Biography - 1841 - 633 pages
...whether I would smoke — a usual compliment now-a-days among the saints and sinners ; but this no way suited me ; for though I had formerly used tobacco, yet I had left it ever since I was firs» taken. It seems to be a bait the devil lays to make men lose their precious time. 1 remember...
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A Narrative of the Captivity, Sufferings, and Removes, of Mrs. Mary ...

Mary White Rowlandson - Indian captivities - 1853 - 73 pages
...nothing, except one bit that he gave her upon the point of his knife. saints and sinners.) But this no way suited me. For though I had formerly used tobacco,...formerly, when I had taken two or three pipes, I was perfectly ready for another ; such a bewitching thing it is ; but I thank God, he has now given me...
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History of the Town of Whately, Mass: Including a Narrative of Leading ...

Josiah Howard Temple - Whately (Mass.) - 1872 - 332 pages
...tobacco, yet I have left it since I wa« first taken. I remember with shame, how formerly, when I had 175 taken two or three pipes, I was presently ready for another ; such a bewitching thing it is." Tobacco was raised in Deerfield in 1696. Daniel Beldinghad cut his crop, and hung it up to dry in his...
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History of the town of Northfield, Massachusetts, for 150 years: with family ...

Josiah Howard Temple, George Sheldon - 1875
...would smoke it ? (a usual compliment now a days among saints and sinners) but this no way suited me. I remember with shame, how formerly, when I had taken...ready for another; such a bewitching thing it is." MAPLE SUGAR. — The Indians knew how to make sugar from the sap of the maple tree ; though it is believed...
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A Narrative History of King Philip's War and the Indian Troubles in New England

Richard Markham - Indians of North America - 1883 - 336 pages
...whether I would smoke it ? (a usual compliment nowadays, among saints and sinners). But this no way suited me. For though I had formerly used tobacco, yet I had left it ever since 1 was first taken. It seems to be a bait the devil lays, to make men lose their precious time. I remember,...
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Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 67

1920
...whether I would smoke it (a usual complement nowadayes amongst Saints and Sinners) but this no way suited me. For though I had formerly used Tobacco,...was first taken. It seems to be a Bait, the Devil layes to make men loose their precious time : I remember with shame, how formerly, when I had taken...
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Genealogy of the Descendants of John White of Wenham and Lancaster ..., Volume 1

Almira Larkin White - History - 1900
...whether I would smoke it? (a usual compliment now a days among the saints and sinners) ; but this no ways suited me. For though I had formerly used tobacco,...ready for another ; such a bewitching thing it is. But 1 thank God he has now given me power over it : surely there are many who may be better employed, than...
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