The Tasmanians, in spite of their human likeness, were entirely swept out of existence in a war of extermination waged
by European immi- grants, in the space of fifty years.
You must be content with knowing that it was the bloodiest war that the Indians had ever waged
against the white men; and that, at its close, the English set King Philip's head upon a pole.
I have taken nothing by all my hardships--with my life ever in my hand; as a bird when she has found a morsel takes it to her nestlings, and herself fares hardly, even so many a long night have I been wakeful, and many a bloody battle have I waged
by day against those who were fighting for their women.
These are inhabited by as many distinct tribes of savages, who, although speaking kindred dialects of a common language, and having the same religion and laws, have from time immemorial waged
hereditary warfare against each other.
fierce and bloody war against the Ottoes for many years, until peace was effected between them by the mediation of the whites.
Ordinarily he would have accepted battle ere it was offered, and have waged
a pleasant and unscrupulous campaign.