Neues Englisches Lesebuch; Welchem Die Grundsatze Der Aussprache Nach Smart's Walker Remodelled U.S.W. Vorangehen Mit Durchgehender Bezeichnung Der Au

Neues Englisches Lesebuch; Welchem Die Grundsatze Der Aussprache Nach Smart's Walker Remodelled U.S.W. Vorangehen Mit Durchgehender Bezeichnung Der Au

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...across' the great waters; and we see now where the great light arises from, and we believe that it shines from this great wigwam to all the world.- ((Mother--We have seen many strange things since we came to this country. We see that your wigwams are large, and the light that comes in them is bright; our wigwams are small and our light is not strong. We are not rich, but we have plenty of food to eat.- ((Mother--Myself, and my friends here, are your friends, your children. We have used our weapons against' your enemies, and for many years have received liberal pres'ents from this country, which have made us quite happy and comfortable in our wigwams.- ((Mother--The chief, who has just spoken, and myself, have fought and bled by the side of the greatest warriors that ever lived, Tekumsh (killed at the battle of Tippesanoe).- ((Mother--our hearts are glad at what we have this day seen, that we have been allowed to see your face, and when we get home, our words will be listened to in the councils of our nation.)) ((This is all I have to say.- The males of the party, pre'vious to their performance, retired to make some alteration in their dress, as it is cu'stomary for them not to dance in full costume. Thus some, however, returned, equipped as if prepared for war, with their necks and shoulders bare, and painted with cu'rious signs and devi'ces. The entertain'ment consisting of the -medicine- or -my'stery- dance, the war dance, the pipe dance, etc. then proceeded. Her Majesty and her august' Mother expressed themselves highly pleased with the performance; likewise Prince Albert, who shook hands with all the party, and, through the interpreter, wished them a safe and happy journey on their return' to their...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236537181
  • 9781236537188