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

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Էջ 44 - 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 43 - The Lord's My Shepherd, I'll Not Want 3 1. 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. 2. My soul He doth restore again; And me to walk doth make Within the paths of righteousness, E'en for His own name's sake.
Էջ 157 - 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 1 - ... native place. There was snow on the ground when he set out, and it was sometimes seen to be piled and matted on the thick trees and bushes. At length it began to diminish, and finally disappeared. The forest assumed a more cheerful appearance, the leaves put forth their buds ; and, before he was aware of the completeness of the change, he found himself surrounded by spring. He had left behind him the land of snow and ice.
Էջ 408 - ... 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 407 - 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...
Էջ 54 - Their corne being ripe, they gather it, and drying it hard in the Sunne, conveigh it to their barnes, which be great holes digged in the ground in forme of a brasse pot, seeled with rinds of trees, wherein they put their corne...
Էջ 313 - ... 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 44 - 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. 5 My table thou hast furnished in presence of my foes ; My head thou dost with oil anoint, and my cup overflows. (5 Goodness and mercy all my life shall surely follow me : And in God's house for evermore my dwelling-place shall be.
Էջ 54 - To satisfie the curious eye of women-readers, who otherwise might thinke their sex forgotten, or not worthy a record, let them peruse these few lines, wherein they may see their owne happinesse.

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