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" Every moment is one of dread for them; their rest is never free from anxiety and danger; the only punishment for even their slightest faults is death; and their most harmless and most holy actions may be considered as faults. When a Barbarian has split... "
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the ... - Page 315
edited by - 1899
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Economics of the Iroquois

Sara Henry Stites - Ethnology - 1905 - 159 pages
...XLIII, 303. 'Jes. Rel., XLIII, 295. Cf. XLII, 137; XLIII, 299; XLIII, 295— " When a Barbarian splits the head of his slave with a hatchet, they say: 'It...nothing to be done but to cast it upon the dunghill.'" 'Jes. Rel., XLII, 57. 5 Jes. Rel., XLIII, 293: "... those who, having willingly submitted to the yoke...
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Bitter Feast: Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64

Denys Del‚ge - History - 1993 - 399 pages
...in particular, carry the heaviest loads. Recalcitrants were killed on the spot. As for their bodies, 'It is a dead dog; there is nothing to be done but to cast it upon the dunghill.'338 If captive children hampered their new mother's work, they were eliminated.339 An oft-told...
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Eloquence is Power: Oratory & Performance in Early America

Sandra M. Gustafson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 287 pages
...unceremonious death. When an Iroquois "has split the head of his slave with a hatchet," observed Le Jeune, "they say: 'It is a dead dog; there is nothing to be done but to cast it upon the dunghill.' " Like Le Jeune, many seventeenth-century Euro-Americans referred to the captives as "slaves," a word...
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