The Refugee: A Romance, Volume 1
Wilder & Campbell, 1825 - United States
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Page 6 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;
Page 6 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 288 - DEARLY beloved, we are gathered together here in the sight of God, and in the face of this company, to join together this Man and this Woman in holy Matrimony...
Page 116 - Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God : and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.
Page 89 - Makers,' said the stronglunged colonel. ' I fought — by the by — my name is Ethan Allen — surprised, hey ? — hope to be better known to you, sir. — Yes, I am he, known at Ticonderoga and elsewhere, for the damnedest — but, I never brag. I fought the Britons, in that last business, two hours, bating sixteen minutes and the snap of a musket. I peppered Garden, and that rascally counter-jumping, quill-driving Tatterson, besides ten or twelve others, with my own hand. But we were overpowered,...
Page 41 - Thus saith the Lord God; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord God.
Page 90 - They estimate your prowess at a very high rate,' said Gilbert. " ' That they do. I am offered a regiment, if I will wheel about. May the earthquakes of damnation light upon them, for the attempt to seduce an honest man from his duty. See, sir ! They think I am preaching treason to you. Good bye ; I must keep out of the way of that pika-staff.
Page 46 - Gil," he says — (we quote him here, for his familiar words, not for his poetry) — "Master Gil was a healthy urchin of four, as noisy as sin, and as brown as a berry. You might hear him of (on) a clear afternoon, the distance of half a mile, hallooing to the birds, as they winged their way to the mountains, for their evening nap. He was known by every person for ten miles around, as he seldom suffered a wellconditioned nag to pass, without an attempt to purchase him; and, where the housings and...
Page 88 - 'Son of the Brigadier? But no, he's a Tory.' " 'Yes, sir; son of the Brigadier.' " 'God's firelock! you don't say so? Father against the son, and son against the father. Evidence for the prophets; say?— Ha, ha; a good thought.
Page 89 - I assure you, sir,' answered Greaves. " ' Nor I, neither ; by the Twelve Mischief Makers,' said the stronglunged colonel. ' I fought — by the by — my name is Ethan Allen — surprised, hey ? — hope to be better known to you, sir. — Yes, I am he, known at Ticonderoga and elsewhere, for the damnedest — but, I never brag. I fought the Britons, in that last business, two hours, bating sixteen minutes and the snap of a musket.