The History of the Wars of New-England with the Eastern Indians: Or, a Narrative of Their Continued Perfidy and Cruelty, from the 10th of August, 1703, to the Peace Renewed 13th of July, 1713. And from the 25th of July, 1722, to Their Submission 15th December, 1725, which was Ratified August 5th, 1726
Reprinted ... for Wm. Dodge, by J. Harpel, 1859 - Indians of North America - 139 pages
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Page 133 - Then did the crimson streams, that flowed, Seem like the waters of the brook, That brightly shine, that loudly dash Far down the cliffs of Agiochook.
Page 130 - The Indians lie in ambush, in some place nigh at hand, In order to surround us upon this neck of land ; Therefore we'll march in order, and each man leave his pack That we may briskly fight them, when they make their attack.
Page 35 - ... to which I have hitherto been unwilling; but now I yield up myself to your advice, and enter into a new canoe, and do engage to pray to God hereafter.
Page 130 - Then did the rebels try their best our soldiers to surround, But they could not accomplish it, because there was a pond, To which our men retreated and covered all the rear, The rogues were forc'd to flee them, altho
Page 18 - As the milk white brows of the grave and ancient had no respect shown ; so neither had the mournful cries of tender infants the least pity ; for they triumphed at their misery, and applauded such as the skilfullest artists, who were most dexterous in contriving the greatest tortures ; which was enough to turn the most stoical apathy into streams of mournful sympathy and compassion.
Page 26 - ... our fathers had plenty of deer and skins, our plains were full of deer, as also our woods, and of turkies, and our coves full of fish and fowl. But these English having gotten our land, they with scythes cut down the grass, and with axes fell the trees ; their cows and horses eat the grass, and their hogs spoil our clam banks, and we shall all be starved...
Page 129 - Twas nigh unto Pigwacket, on the eighth day of May, They spied a rebel Indian, soon after break of day ; He on a bank was walking, upon a neck of land, Which leads into a pond, as we're made to understand.
Page 79 - English, shall and may peaceably and quietly, enter upon, improve and forever enjoy all and singular their rights of land and former settlements, properties and possessions, within the eastern parts of the said province of the Massachusetts Bay, together with all Islands, inlets, shores, beaches and fishery within the same, without any molestation or claims by us or any other Indians, and be in no ways molested, interrupted or disturbed therein.