A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts: The Times when the People by Whom it was Settled, Unsettled and Resettled, Volume 1

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Press of E.A. Hall & Company, 1895 - Deerfield (Mass.)
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Page 293 - I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which thou hast shewed unto thy servant; for with my staff I passed over this Jordan, and now I am become two bands.
Page 548 - twas the twenty-fifth Seventeen hundred forty-six The Indians did in ambush lay Some very valient men to slay The names of whom I'll not leave out Samuel Allen like a hero fout And though he was so brave and bold His face no more shall we behold...
Page 660 - Take your revenge, but don't forget that though those villains have dastardly and promiscuously murdered the women and children of all ages, it is my orders that no women or children are killed or hurt.
Page 296 - ... room, I judge to the number of twenty, with painted faces, and hideous acclamations. I reached up my hands to the bed-tester for my pistol, uttering a short petition to God...
Page 296 - They came to my house in the beginning of the onset, and by their violent endeavors to break open doors and windows, with axes and hatchets, awakened me out of sleep...
Page 660 - Bay, from whence you will march and attack the enemy's settlements on the south side of the river St. Lawrence in such a manner as you shall judge most effectual to disgrace the enemy, and for the success and honour of his majesty's arms. * * * • * " Take your revenge, but don't forget that tho...
Page 296 - About sun an hour high, we were all carried out of the house for a march, and saw many of the houses of my neighbors in flames, perceiving the whole fort, one house excepted, to be taken.
Page 293 - Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau : for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, and the mother with the children.

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