Old paths and legends of New England

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1908 - Massachusetts - 484 pages
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This is a typical eurocentric view of the lands of the First People where only one point of view is presented.
There was plenty of material available in the 18th century that had a balance of
information about the ancient pathways and original stories.
Feather on the Moon, Masachuseuk Sachem

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h = rechercher Mr Le Breton et qui est cette princesse /

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Page 216 - As long as Nature shall not grow Old and dote; but shall constantly remember to give the rows of Indian Corn their education, by Pairs; so long shall Christians be born there; and being first made meet, shall from thence be Translated to be made partakers of the Inheritance of the Saints in Light.
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Page 216 - As long as Plum Island shall faithfully keep the commanded Post; Notwithstanding all the hectoring Words, and hard Blows of the proud and boisterous Ocean...
Page 406 - Saw the rainbow in the heaven, In the eastern sky, the rainbow; Whispered, "What is that, Nokomis?
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