The History of King Philip's War. with an Introduction and Notes by Henry Martyn Dexter

The History of King Philip's War. with an Introduction and Notes by Henry Martyn Dexter

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...(a village on Pocajset Jide) described. Many tautog are still beckned to him, as is they had a mind yearly caught from them. to speak with him, &c. &c." Narra Hubbard, through ignorance os the tive, 104. surfs made such a noise against the Rocks, they could not hear any thing they said.169 Then Mr. Church by signs with his hands, gave to understand, That he would have two of them go down upon the point of the beach (a place where a Man might fee who was near him170) accordingly two of them ran a-long the beach, and met him there; without their Arms, excepting that one of them had a Lance in his hand; they uged Mr. Church to come a-shore for they had a great desire to have some discourse with him; He told them, if he that had his weapon in his hand would carry it up some distance upon the beach and leave it, he would come a-shore and discourse them: He did so, and Mr. Church went a-shore, hailed up his Canoo, ordered one of his Indians to stay by it, and the other to walk above on the beach, as a Sentinel to fee that the Coasts were clear. And when Mr. Church came up to the Indians, one of them happened to be honest GeorgeTM one of the two that Awashonks formerly sent to call him to her Dance, and was so careful to guard him back to his House again; the last Sogkonate Indian he spoke with before the War broke out; he spoke English very well. 103 This is still the case, even in a ily occur to one familiar with this spot calm day when there are no surface as now suitable for the use which waves which would swamp a canoe; Church here proposed; but the abrasion as the northward ground-swell rolls in of the storms of almost 200 years has, here without obstruction from the broad unquestionably, so changed all the conAtlantic through the...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615743
  • 9781236615749