The Life and Times of David Zeisberger: The Western Pioneer and Apostle of the Indians

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J.B. Lippincott, 1871 - Indians of North America - 747 pages

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Page 679 - walking according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that worketh in the children of disobedience :
Page 435 - Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day, and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Page 125 - But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak ; for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.
Page 568 - ... man, Williamson and his party; the man who but the other day murdered such a number of the Moravian Indians, knowing them to be friends; knowing that he ran no risk in murdering a people who would not fight, and whose only business was praying.
Page 568 - That may be; yet these friends, these good men, did not prevent him from going out again to kill the remainder of these inoffensive yet foolish Moravian Indians ! I say foolish, because they believed the whites in preference to us. We had often told them...
Page 555 - David Williamson, for the purpose of inducing the Indians with their teachers to move farther off, or bring them prisoners to Fort Pitt. When they arrived at the villages, they found but few Indians, the greater number of them having removed to Sandusky. These few were well treated, taken to Fort Pitt, and delivered to the commandant of that station, who, after a short detention, sent them home again.
Page 569 - hut you went first to their town, and finding it empty and deserted, you turned on the path towards us. If you had been in search of warriors only, you would not have gone thither. Our spies watched you closely. They saw you while you were embodying yourselves on the other side of the Ohio. They saw you cross that river — they saw where you encamped at night — they saw you turn off from the path to the deserted Moravian town — they knew you were going out of your way — your steps were constantly...
Page 565 - Indians, and witnessed their horrid murders and other depredations on so extensive a scale, they became subjects of that indiscriminating thirst for revenge which is such a prominent feature in the savage character, and having had a taste of blood and plunder without risk or loss on their part, they resolved to go on and kill every Indian they could find, whether friend or foe.
Page 570 - ANECDOTES. be in this lamentable situation. You see, now, when it is too late, after Williamson has deserted you, •what a bad man he must be ! Nothing now remains •for you but to meet your fate like a brave man. . Farewell, Colonel Crawford...
Page 570 - Had Williamson been taken with you, I and some friends, by making use of what you have told me, might perhaps have succeeded in saving you ; but, as the matter now stands, no man would dare to interfere in your behalf. The King of England himself, were he to come to this spot, with all his wealth and /treasures, could not effect this purpose.

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