The generous usage the Indians had promised before in my capitulation, was afterwards fully complied with, and we proceeded with them as prisoners to old Chelicothe, the principal Indian town, on Little Miami, where we arrived, after an uncomfortable journey, in very severe weather, on the eighteenth day of February, and received as good
treatment as prisoners could expect from savages.
It is time that the good
Colonel came forth to greet his friends; else we shall be apt to suspect that he has taken a sip too much of his Canary wine, in his extreme deliberation which cask it were best to broach in honor of the day
Master Wilson, I pray you, examine this Pearl -- since that is her name -- and see whether she hath had such Christian nurture as befits a child of her age.
It was said, too, that he had built his brick-kiln in the same way, and that the workmen were on the city payroll while they did it; however, one had to press closely to get these things out of the men, for it was not their business, and Mike Scully was a good
man to stand in with.
said Rachel, coming up, and taking the great, white, fat fellow in her arms, "how good
he looks, and how he does grow
In the glare of the moon a party of barefooted children were swinging on those chains and having a noisy good
What are you layin' on your good
bed in the daytime for, messin' up the feathers, and dirtyin' the pillers with your dusty boots?
I honor those good
men and women for their noble daring, and applaud them for willingly subjecting them- selves to bloody persecution, by openly avowing their participation in the escape of slaves.
Abstract your mind from the subject at present: you are too prone to covet your neighbour's goods
; remember THIS neighbour's goods
I sold all my household goods
by public auction, and joined a company of merchants who traded by sea, embarking with them at Balsora in a ship which we had fitted out between us.
were no sooner landed than we were surrounded with a crowd of officers, all gaping for presents; we were forced to gratify their avarice by opening our bales, and distributing among them some pieces of calico.
I only know it says, `Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's goods
, nor yet his wife.
We, therefore, order and strictly enjoin, by these presents, all of the inhabitants, as well of the above-named district as of all the other Districts, both old men and young men, as well as all the lads of ten years of age, to attend at the Church at Grand Pre, on Friday, the fifth instant, at three of the clock in the afternoon, that we may impart to them what we are ordered to communicate to them; declaring that no excuse will be admitted on any pretence whatever, on pain of forfeiting goods
and chattels, in default of real estate.
Put your goods
in the lodge of a chief, and they are sacred; hide them in a cache, and any one who finds will steal them.
These men would set out from Montreal with canoes well stocked with goods
, with arms and ammunition, and would make their way up the mazy and wandering rivers that interlace the vast forests of the Canadas, coasting the most remote lakes, and creating new wants and habitudes among the natives.