Memorials of the Moravian Church: Vol. 1, 第 1 卷

William Cornelius Reichel
J. B. Lippincott, 1870 - 358 頁

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第 18 頁 - Europe; and he that intended that extraordinary judgment upon them, might make the passage not uneasy to them, as it is not impossible in itself, from the easternmost parts of Asia, to the westernmost of America.
第 27 頁 - The number of Indians in this place is but small; most of those that formerly belonged here, are dispersed, and removed to places farther back in the country. There are not more than ten houses hereabouts, that continue to be inhabited; and some of these are several miles distant from others, which makes it difficult for the Indians to meet together so frequently as could be desired.
第 iv 頁 - SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications ; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
第 96 頁 - ... broad band of paint, applied with bear's fat, I would certainly have taken him for one. He wore a brown broadcloth coat, a scarlet damasken...
第 83 頁 - at Shamokin on the 9th, about noon. I was surprised to see Shekallamy in such a condition as my eyes beheld. He was hardly able to stretch forth his hand to bid me welcome. In the same condition was his wife — his three sons not quite so bad, but very poorly ; also one of his daughters and two or three of his grandchildren. All had the fever. There were three buried out of the family a few days before...
第 248 頁 - Foulke is gone to build another fort between this and Schuylkill fort, which I hope will be finished (as Trexler is to join him) in a week or ten days, as soon as Hays returns. I shall detach another party to erect...
第 221 頁 - ... to the smithy they opened their hearts to him wide and took him into their councils. These intended war. Telling him that the hour was come to prepare to rise against their oppressors they asked him to lead them and be their king. That was the evil moment in which he was dazzled by the prospect of a crown and trafficked his peace of mind for the unrest of ambition.
第 224 頁 - Lenape, evoked the admiration of his enemies themselves. He always spoke in the euphonious Delaware, employing this Castilian of the new world to utter the simple and expressive figures and tropes of the native rhetoric with which his harangues were replete, although he was conversant with the white man's speech. It would almost appear, from the minutes of these conferences, that the English artfully attempted to evade the point at issue, and to conciliate the indignant chieftain by fair speeches...
第 195 頁 - All our border country," writes a chronicler of the day, " extending from the Potomac to the Delaware, not less than one hundred and fifty miles in length and between twenty and thirty in breadth, has been entirely deserted, its houses reduced to ashes, and the cattle, horses, grain and other possessions of the inhabitants either destroyed, burned or carried off by the Indians ; while such of the poor planters who, with their wives, children and servants, escaped from the enemy, have been obliged,...