Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Kentucky, Volume 1

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University Press, 1876 - Geology
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Page 29 - of a splint of stone or glasse in the form of a heart, and these they glew to the end of their arrowes. With the sinewes of Deere and the tops of Deeres homes boyled to a jelly, they make a glew that will not dissolve in cold water.
Page 196 - and ropes: of their bones they make bodkins: of their sinewes and haire, thread: of their dung, fire: and of their calvesskinnes, budgets, wherein they drawe and keepe water. To bee short, they make so many things of them as they have need of, or as many as suffice them in the use of this life.
Page 78 - they say some Lyons also; for they have been seen at Cape Anne. Also here are severall sorts of Deere, some whereof bring three or four young ones at once, which is not ordinarie in England. Also Wolves, Foxes, Beavers, Otters, Martins, great wild Cats, and a great Beast called a Molke
Page 134 - They push with their homes, they runne, they overtake and kill an horse when they are in their rage and anger. Finally, it is a foule and fierce beast of countenance and forme of bodie. The horses fledde from them, either because of their deformed shape, or else because they had never
Page 43 - Men do not pay to the crowns and sceptres of kings the honor they pay to it; it seems to be the god of peace and war, the arbiter of life and death. Carry it about you and show it, and you can march fearlessly amid
Page 76 - thirtie or fortie yards. An Opassam hath a head like a Swine, and a taile like a Rat, and is of the bignesse of a Cat. Under her belly she hath a bag, wherein she lodgeth, carrieth, and suckleth her young.
Page 107 - being a kinde of wolle, as fine almost as the wolle of the Beaver and the Salvages doe make garments thereof. It is tenne yeares since first the relation of these things came to the eares of the English." The "beast" to which allusion is here made
Page 85 - I found great store of Cattle as big as Kine, of which, the Indians that were my guides, killed a couple which wee found to be very good and wholesome meate, and are very easie to be killed, in regard they are heavy, slow, and not so wild as other beasts of the
Page 136 - from the time of Lewis and Clarke, Pike, Long, and others, down to the later expeditions of Fremont, Stansbury, Emory, Marcy, Stimpson, Pope, Sitgreaves, and others, and the explorations for " a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean
Page 44 - There is a calumet for peace, and one for war, distinguished only by the color of the feathers with which they are adorned, red being the sign of war. They use them also for settling disputes, strengthening alliances, and speaking to strangers.

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