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Pictorial History of King Philip's War: Comprising a Full and Minute Account ... - Page 26
by Daniel Strock - 1851 - 448 pages
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Field-day of the Worcester Society of Antiquity in Medfield, June 20th, 1891

Medfield (Mass. : Town) - 1892 - 51 pages
...the great Massasoit, or Woosamequin, when he first appeared to the Pilgrims, it is said: — " He was a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body,...a great chain of white bone beads about his neck. His face was painted with a sad red, like murrey, and oiled, both head and face, that he looked greasily....
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Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 13

Worcester Historical Society, Worcester, Mass - Worcester (Mass.) - 1894
...great Massasoit, or Woosamequin, when he first appeared to the Pilgrims, it is said : — " He was a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body,...a great chain of white bone beads about his neck. His face was painted with a sad red, like murrey, and oiled, both head and face, that he looked greasily....
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Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 13

Worcester (Mass.) - 1894
...great Massasoit, or Woosamequin, when he first appeared to the Pilgrims, it is said : — " He was a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body,...a great chain of white bone beads about his neck. His face was painted with a sad red, like murrey, and oiled, both head and face, that he looked greasily....
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The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1606-1623 A. D.: As Told by Themselves ...

Edward Arber - Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony) - 1897 - 634 pages
...his best years, [of] an able body, grave of countenance, and spare of speech. In his attire, [he was] little or nothing differing from the rest of his followers...beads about his neck ; and at it, behind his neck, hangs a little bag of tobacco, which he drank [smoked] and gave us to drink [smoke]. His face was painted...
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The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers, 1606-1623 A. D.: As Told by Themselves ...

Edward Arber - Massachusetts - 1897 - 634 pages
...the Governor, he trembled for fear. In his person, he is a very lusty man, in his best years, fof ] an able body, grave of countenance, and spare of speech. In his attire, [he was] little or nothing differing from the rest of his followers: only in a great chain of white...
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Old Plymouth Days and Ways: Handbook of the Historic Festival in Plymouth ...

Plymouth (Mass.). Historic Festival Committee, Margaret MacLaren Eager - Plymouth (Mass.) - 1897 - 72 pages
...very lusty man, in his best years, i body, grave of countenance, and spare of speech ; in his attire 1 nothing differing from the rest of his followers, only in a great of white bone beads about his neck ; and at it, behind his neck, a little bag of tobacco, •which...
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American Literature: A Text-book for the Use of Schools and Colleges

Julian Hawthorne - American literature - 1898 - 323 pages
...show keen observation, as for example, this of the " Great Sagamore, Masasoit" : " In his person he is a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body,...beads about his neck; and at it, behind his neck, hangs a little bag of tobacco, which he drank, and gave us to drink. His face was painted with a sad,...
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Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Aborigines, Based on Material in ...

Joseph Deakins McGuire - Tobacco pipes - 1899 - 295 pages
...also had their bags of tobacco at their backs."5 Samuel G. Drake says of Massassoit that he "differed from the rest of his followers only in a great chain of white bone beads. About his neck hangs a little bag of tobacco, which he drank and gave us to drink.''0 James Thatcher refers also in...
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History and Proceedings of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Volume 4

Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association (Deerfield, Mass.) - Local history - 1905
...as Town Brook, comes Massassoit with his train of sixty warriors. In person the Indian chief was " a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body, grave of countenance, spare of speech." In dress he ditfers slightly from the warriors who gather round him ; his face was...
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History and Proceedings of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial ..., Volume 4

Pocumtack Valley Memorial Association - 1905
...as Town Brook, comes Massassoit with his train of sixty warriors. In person the Indian chief was " a very lusty man, in his best years, an able body, grave of countenance, spare of speech." In dress he differs slightly from the warriors who gather round him ; his face was...
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