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First across the continent: the story of the exploring expedition of Lewis ... - Page 149
by Noah Brooks - 1901 - 365 pages
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Nicholas Biddle - Columbia River - 1814
...young woman immediately took to flight, the other two, an elderly woman and a little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, sat on the ground,...Lewis instantly put down his rifle, and advancing towards them, took the woman by the hand, raised her up, and repeated the word tabba bone! at the same...
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Travels of the Source of the Missouri River and Across the American ...

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark - Columbia River - 1815
...young woman, immediately took to flight; the other two, an elderly woman and a little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, sat on the ground,...Lewis instantly put down his rifle, and advancing towards them, took the woman by the hand, raised her up, and repeated the words tabba bone ! at the...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

1815
...young woman, immediatley took to flight, the other two, an elderly woman and a little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, sat on the ground,...the death which they supposed awaited them. The same hahit of holding down the head and inviting the enemy to strike, when all chance of escape is gone,...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1815
...the other two, an elderly woman and a little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, eat on the ground, and, holding down their heads, seemed...to the death which they supposed awaited them. The game habit of holding down the head and inviting the enemy to strike, when all chance of escape is...
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark - Columbia River - 1842
...young woman, immediately took to flight : the other two, an elderly woman and a little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, sat on the ground,...Lewis instantly put down his rifle, and, advancing towards them, took the woman by the hand, raised her up, and repeated the words tabba bone, at the...
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Columbia River - 1843
...young woman, immediately took to flight : the other two, an elderly woman and a little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, sat on the ground,...Lewis instantly put down his rifle, and, advancing towards them, took the woman by the hand, raised her up, and repeated the words tabba bone, at the...
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis - Columbia River - 1847
...young woman, immediately took to flight : the other two, an elderly woman and a little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, sat on the ground,...Lewis instantly put down his rifle, and, advancing towards them, took the woman by the hand, raised her up, and repeated th«5 words tabba bone, at the...
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The Discoverers, Pioneers, and Settlers of North and South America from the ...

Henry Howard Brownell - America - 1853 - 720 pages
...fortunate enough to come suddenly upon a Shoshonee woman and girl before thev had time to escape: they "sat on the ground, and, holding down their heads,...reconciled to the death which they supposed awaited them." They were easily reassured by the.presents and demonstrations of kindness of the white men, and through...
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The Pioneer Heroes of the New World: From the Earliest Period (982) to the ...

Henry Howard Brownell - America - 1855 - 720 pages
...fortunate enough to come suddenly upon a Shoshonee woman and girl before they had time to escape: they "sat on the ground, and, holding down their heads,...reconciled to the death which they supposed awaited them." They were easily reassured by the. presents a.nd demonstrations of kindness of the white men, and through...
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Oregon and Eldorado: Or, Romance of the Rivers [Columbia and Amazon]

Thomas Bulfinch - Amazon River - 1866 - 464 pages
...a young woman, immediately took to flight : the other two, an old woman and little girl, seeing we were too near for them to escape, sat on the ground,...reconciled to the death which they supposed awaited them. Capt. Lewis instantly put down his rifle, and, advancing towards them, took the woman by the hand,...
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