Dalles: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 25 pages
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Use in Literature DakotasBut the first importance is given to the Sioux proper, or Dakotas.ndash;Noah Brooks in First Across the Continent.Wheat appears to be the chief crop and, as in the Dakotas, the entire landscape seems to be one splendid field of waving, yellowing grain.ndash;Arthur Judson Brown in New Forces in Old China.But in the Dakotas, the labor of one man will deliver in Chicago enough flour to feed three hundred men a year.ndash;James J. Davis in The Iron Puddler.Tamahay's intimate was fortunately almost his equal in physical powers, and the pair became the terror of neighboring tribes, with whom the Dakotas were continually at war.ndash;Charles A. Eastman in Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains.When he was only about three years old, the Blackfoot band of Sioux were on their usual roving hunt, following the buffalo while living their natural happy life upon the wonderful wide prairies of the Dakotas.ndash;Charles A. Eastman in Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains.Yet the wise men of the Dakotas would occasionally form large bands of from two to five thousand people, who camped and moved about together for a period of some months.ndash;Charles A. Eastman in Indian Boyhood.The Iroquois were originally natives of the plain, connected very probably with the Dakotas of the west.ndash;Stephen Leacock in The Dawn of Canadian History.Pious families in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, the Dakotas send their children thither, and Blodgett protects them from the wickedness of the universities.ndash;Sinclair Lewis in Main Street.All over the United States, from the Dakotas, from Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Illinois, from all the wheat belt came steadily the reports of good crops.ndash;Frank Norris in The Pit.New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana and Utah have more than fifty per cent foreign stock.ndash;Margaret Sanger in Woman and the New Race.

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