Boston two hundred years ago: or, The romantic story of Miss Ann Carter (daughter of one of the first settlers) and the celebrated Indian chief, Thundersquall; with many humorous reminiscences and events of olden time

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s.n., 1830 - History - 16 pages
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Page 13 - And of all the four parts of the world that I have yet seen not inhabited, could I have but means to transport a colony, I would rather live here than anywhere. And if it did not maintain itself, were we but once indifferently well fitted, let us starve.
Page iv - BOSTON Two Hundred Years ago; or, the Romantic Story of Miss Ann Carter (Daughter of one of the First Settlers) and the Celebrated Indian Chief, Thundersquall ; with many Humorous Reminiscences and Events of Olden Time.
Page 14 - Full are thy cities with the sons of Art; And trade, and joy, in every busy street, Mingling are heard; even Drudgery himself, As at the car he sweats, or dusty hews The palace stone, looks gay.
Page 6 - Lopez dressed in my savage attire, holding in one hand my bow and arrows, and in the other my European...
Page 3 - Whate'er in life may be my varied lot, Boston, dear Boston, ne'er shall be forgot.
Page 9 - Drunkenness* which lasts a long time among the savages, and is a kind of disease in their constitutions generally, prevents their doing much mischief while the fit is on them. So k proved on this occasion.
Page 5 - ... twice wounded in his defence. Oh that I had descended to the land of shadows, that I might have escaped the miseries which awaited me on earth! But the spirits had ordained otherwise; and I was led away by the remaining fugitives to St. Augustine. In this town, lately built by the Spaniards, I ran the risk of being carried off to work in the mines of Mexico.

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