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Page 206 - Lord preserved us in safety that night, raised us up again in the morning, and carried us along, that before noon we came to Concord. Now was I full of joy, and yet not without sorrow : joy to see such a lovely sight, so many Christians together, and some of them my neighbors. There I met with my brother and brother-in-law,* who asked me if I knew where his wife was.
Page 169 - 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...
Page 152 - 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 144 - ON THE TENTH OF FEBRUARY 1675* came the Indians with great numbers upon Lancaster: Their first coming was about sun-rising; hearing the noise of some guns, we looked out; several houses were burning, and the smoke ascending to heaven.
Page 157 - ... which was a heart-cutting word to me. I had one child dead, another in the wilderness, I knew not where, the third they would not let me come near to : Me (as he said) have ye bereaved of my children ; Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin also, all these things are against me.
Page 148 - More than twenty years ~ after, I have heard her tell how sweet and comfortable that place was to her. But to return: The Indians laid hold of us pulling me one way, and the children another, and said, Come, go along with us...
Page 188 - Council to the sagamores about redeeming the captives, and that there would be another in fourteen days, and that I must be there ready. 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. My strength seemed to come again and...
Page 176 - The twelfth Remove. —It was upon a Sabbath-day morning that they prepared for their Travel. This morning, I asked my Master, whether he would sell me to my Husband? he answered, Nux, which did much rejoyce my spirit.