Oneóta, Or, Characteristics of the Red Race of America: From Original Notes and Manuscripts

Գրքի շապիկի երեսը

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Այլ խմբագրություններ - View all

Common terms and phrases

Սիրված հատվածներ

Էջ 48 - Within the paths of righteousness, ev'n for his own name's sake. *Yea, though I walk in death's dark vale, yet will I fear none ill: For thou art with me; and thy rod and staff me comfort still.
Էջ 47 - The Lord's my shepherd, I'll not want. He makes me down to lie In pastures green : He leadeth me The quiet waters by.
Էջ 161 - I untie your bonds, and send you home again, though our nations be at war. T>he French governor has made me commit so black an action, that I shall never be easy after it, till the Five Nations have taken full revenge.
Էջ 61 - Fire-fly, fire-fly! bright little thing, Light me to bed, and my song I will sing. Give me your light, as you fly o'er my head, That I may merrily go to my bed. Give me your light o'er the grass as you creep, That I may joyfully go to my sleep.
Էջ 418 - ... that Addison was first seduced to excess by the manumission which he obtained from the servile timidity of his sober hours. He that feels oppression from the presence of those to whom he knows himself superior will desire to set loose his powers of conversation ; and who that ever asked succours from Bacchus was able to preserve himself from being enslaved by his auxiliary...
Էջ 392 - It is made of a fine, compact, lead blue steatite, mottled, and has been constructed by boring, in the manner of a gun barrel. This boring is continued to within about three-eighths of an inch of the larger end, through which but a small aperture is left. If this small aperture be looked through, objects at a distance are more clearly seen. Whether it had this telescopic use, or others, the degree of art evinced in its construction is far from rude. By inserting a wooden rod and valve, this tube...
Էջ 319 - ... since been collected, to the depth of a man's height. They believe also, that in ancient times their ancestors lived till their feet were worn out with walking, and their throats with eating. They describe a deluge, when the waters spread over the whole earth, except the highest mountains, on the tops of which they preserved themselves.
Էջ 12 - The number of words, in this song, are few and simple, but they are made up from compounds which carry the whole of their original meanings, and are rather suggestive of the ideas floating in the mind, than actual expressions of those ideas. Literally he sings : 12 SHINGEBISS.
Էջ 7 - Go back, (aid this voice, to the land from whence you came. Your time has not yet come. The duties for which I made you, and which you are to perform, are not yet finished. Return to your people, and accomplish the duties of a good man. You will be the ruler of your tribe for many days. The rules you must observe, will be told you by my messenger, who keeps the gate.
Էջ 417 - In the bottle, discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice, for courage, and bashfulness for confidence. It is not unlikely that Addison was first seduced to excess by the manumission which he obtained from the servile timidity of his sober hours. He that feels oppression from the presence of those to whom he knows himself superior, will desire to...

Վկայակոչումներ այս գրքի մասին

Բիբլիոգրաֆիական տվյալներ