Indian Narratives: Containing a Correct and Interesting History of the Indian Wars, from the Landing of Our Pilgrim Fathers, 1620, to Gen. Wayne's Victory, 1794. To which is Added a Correct Account of the Capture and Sufferings of Mrs. Johnson, Zadock Steele, and Others; and Also a Thrilling Account of the Burning of Royalton...
Tracy and brothers, 1854 - Indian captivities - 276 pages
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action appeared approach arms army arrived assistance attacked attempt body brother brought called Captain captivity carried colony command commenced considerable continued course danger death despatched destroyed determined direction discovered distance distress effect enemy engaged England English entered escape father fear feelings fell fire five force formed fort four friends gave give governor ground guard half hands head heart hope horse hundred husband immediately Indians inhabitants island Johnson killed kind land latter leave lived loss Major master miles Mohegans morning natives night ordered painful party passed peace Philip possession presented prisoners proceeded pursued received remained rendered returned river savages sent side situation soon Stevens sufferings supposed taken thing took town travelled tribe troops turned village whole woods wounded
Page 267 - There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary be at rest. There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master.
Page 18 - ... to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 231 - These six things doth the Lord hate: Yea, seven are an abomination unto him : A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.
Page 270 - I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble ; thou hast known my soul in adversities ; 8 And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.
Page 18 - King, defender of the faith, &c., having undertaken, for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith and honor of our King and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do, by these presents, solemnly and mutually, in the presence of God and one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic...
Page 273 - ... do unto others as they would that others should do unto them...
Page 236 - Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.
Page 18 - In the name of God, Amen. We whose names are underwritten...
Page 238 - Though he heap up silver as the dust, And prepare raiment as the clay; He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, And the innocent shall divide the silver.