Legends of Le Détroit

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T. Nourse, 1883 - History - 317 pages
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Page 84 - Charme for Stables HANG up Hooks, and Sheers to scare Hence the Hag, that rides the Mare, Till they be all over wet, With the mire, and the sweat: This observ'd, the Manes shall be Of your horses, all knot-free.
Page 166 - Thou silver glow-worm, oh lend me thy light, I must gather the mystic St John's Wort to-night — The wonderful herb, whose leaf will decide If the coming year shall make me a bride.
Page 167 - Through the night of St John ; And soon has the young maid her love-knot tied. With noiseless tread, To her chamber she sped, Where the spectral moon her white beams shed : — " Bloom here, bloom here, thou plant of power, To deck the young bride in her bridal hour !
Page 167 - To deck the young bride in her bridal hour !" But it drooped its head that plant of power, And died the mute death of the voiceless flower ; And a withered wreath on the ground it lay, More meet for a burial than bridal day.
Page 92 - River as a monument of the renewal of possession which We have taken of the said River Ohio and of all those that therein Fall, and of all the Lands on both sides as far as the sources of the Said Rivers...
Page 5 - The year of salvation 1669, Clement IX. being seated in the chair of St. Peter, Louis XIV. reigning in France, Monsieur de Courcelles being Governor of New France, and Monsieur Talon being...
Page 247 - For never had vessel along this shore Cleft these quiet waves before. No better craft was ever seen Than brave La Salle's stout brigantine: Out from the prow a Griffin springs. With scales of bronze and fiery wings. And the ship that earned so wide a fame Bore on its scroll the Griffin's name.
Page 59 - behold ! thy children compass thee round. We will, if need be, gladly die for our father — only take care of our wives and our children, and spread a little grass over our bodies to protect them against the flies.
Page 92 - July, near the River Ohio, otherwise Beautiful River, as a monument of the renewal of possession which we have taken of the said River Ohio, and of all those...
Page 91 - OF THESE DISTRICTS HAVE BURIED THIS PLATE AT THE CONFLUENCE OF THE OHIO AND TCHADAKOIN...

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