Deletions: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 235 pages
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Use in Literature DelawaresMeanwhile we had gone to Sidney, Delaware County, where my father opened a shop.ndash;L.A. Abbott in Seven Wives and Seven Prisons.The whole might of the Wyandots, the Shawnees, the Miamis, the Illinois, the Delawares, and the Ottawas has gone forth against them.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Scouts of the Valley.They and Quarles had wandered eastward with some Delawares, and had afterward joined the band of Wyandots, though Timmendiquas gave them no very warm welcome.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Scouts of the Valley.When the avenging force lay at the Johnstown settlement on the Delaware, it was joined by the five.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Scouts of the Valley.He cleaves the clouds; and, swift as beams of day, O'er California sweeps his splendid way; Missouri's mountains at his passage nod, And now sad Delaware feels the present god, And trembles at his tread.ndash;Joel Barlow in The Columbiad.Past Delaware's frozen stream, with scanty force, He checks retreat; then turning back his course, Remounts the wave, and thro the mingled roar Of ice and storm reseeks the hostile shore, Wrapt in the gloom of night.ndash;Joel Barlow in The Columbiad.At another time the boys were stealing his grapes, the first Delawares, not yet ripe enough, and then scattering the bunches they could not eat along the road.ndash;John Burroughs in My Boyhood.Dry Brook and Mill Brook, both famous trout streams, from twelve to fifteen miles long, find their way into the Delaware.ndash;John Burroughs in Wake-Robin.I first saw them early in December about the head of the Delaware.ndash;John Burroughs in Birds and Poets.On the Delaware the raftsmen are at work running out their rafts.ndash;John Burroughs in Winter Sunshine.

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