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afterward arms arrived battle beautiful blood Brant Brethren brother called Campen Captain Charles Miner chief civil claim Colonel Dennison Colonel John Butler Colonel Pickering colony command Connecticut continental army council course death defence Delawares Durkee Easton Eliphalet Dyer enemy escape father fell fire Forty Franklin French friends garrison Gertrude GERTRUDE OF WYOMING Governor hand hatchet heard heart hundred Indians inhabitants Jenkins Jonathan killed land Lazarus Stewart letter living massacre ment miles Mohawk Moravian mountains New-York night Ogden party peace Penn Pennsylvania Philadelphia present prisoners resided returned river Samuel savage scalped scene sent settlement settlers Shawanese side Sir William Johnson Six Nations Slocum spirit Stephen Susquehanna Company taken Teedyuscung territory thee tion tomahawk took tory town tribes troops valley of Wyoming wampum warriors wild Wilkesbarre woods young Zebulon Butler
Page 380 - That in ancient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal destruction of the bear, deer, elks, buffaloes, and other animals which had been created for the use of the Indians ; that the Great Man above...
Page 8 - The orison repeated in his arms, For God to bless her sire and all mankind ; The book, the bosom on his knee reclined, Or how sweet fairy-lore he heard her con, (The playmate ere the teacher of her mind :) All uncompanion'd else her heart had gone Till now, in Gertrude's eyes, their ninth blue summer shone.
Page 380 - Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory, and, with a pomp suited to what he conceived the elevation of his subject, informed him that it was a tradition handed down from their fathers, 'that in ancient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the...
Page 90 - Reasons we charge you to remove instantly; we don't give you the Liberty to think about it. You are Women. Take the Advice of a wise Man, and remove immediately.
Page 5 - Alas! poor Caledonia's mountaineer, That want's stern edict e'er, and feudal grief, Had forced him from a home he loved so dear! Yet found he here a home, and glad relief, And plied the beverage from his own fair sheaf, That fired his Highland blood with mickle glee : And England sent her men, of men the chief, Who taught those sires of Empire yet to be, To plant the tree of life, — to plant fair Freedom's tree!
Page 13 - As monumental bronze unchanged his look: A soul that pity touch'd, but never shook: Train'd, from his tree-rock'd cradle to his bier, The fierce extremes of good and ill to brook Impassive— fearing but the shame of fear— A stoic of the woods— a man without a tear.
Page 3 - ON Susquehanna's side, fair Wyoming ! Although the wild-flower on thy ruin'd wall, And roofless homes, a sad remembrance bring Of what thy gentle people did befall ; Yet thou wert once the loveliest land of all That see the Atlantic wave their morn restore.
Page 49 - And by my side, in battle true, A thousand warriors drew the shaft ? Ah ! there in desolation cold The desert serpent dwells alone, Where grass o'ergrows each mouldering bone, And stones themselves to ruin grown, Like me, are death-like old : Then seek we not their camp— for there The silence dwells of my despair.