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" These people, with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing into and through our camp, yelling like fiends, the barking and baying of savage wolf-dogs, and the incessant... "
fireside reading travel and adventure comprising some of the most striking ... - Side 36
af rev d w clark d d - 1856
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Narrative of a Journey Across the Rocky Mountains, to the Columbia River ...

John Kirk Townsend - 1839 - 352 sider
...associate. These people, with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing...am confined closely to the tent with illness, and and am compelled all day to listen to the hiccoughing jargon of drunken traders, the sacre and foutre...
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Sporting excursions in the Rocky mountains, by J.K. Townshend [sic].

John Kirk Townsend - 1840
...associate. These people, with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing...listen to the hiccoughing jargon of drunken traders, the sacre and foutre of Frenchmen run wild, and the swearing and screaming of our own men, who are...
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Sporting Excursions in the Rocky Mountains: Including a Journey to ..., Bind 1

John Kirk Townsend - 1840 - 312 sider
...associate. These people, with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing...listen to the hiccoughing jargon of drunken traders, the sacre and f outre of Frenchmen run wild, and the swearing and screaming of our own men, who are...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Bind 17–18

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1871
...associate. These people, with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing...wolf-dogs, and the incessant cracking of rifles and carabines, render our camp a perfect bedlam. A more unpleasant situation for an invalid could scarcely...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Bind 18

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1871
...associate. These people, with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing...and baying of savage wolf-dogs, and the incessant crackmg of rifles and carabines, render our camp a perfect bedlam. A more unpleasant situation for...
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Wyeth's Oregon...and Townsend's narrative of a journey across the Rocky ...

Reuben Gold Thwaites - 1905
...associate. _, These people, with their obstreperous mirth, their whoop- | ing, and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing...of savage wolf-dogs, and the incessant cracking of rules and carbines, render our camp a perfect bedlam. A more unpleasant situation for an invalid could...
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Across the Wide Missouri

Bernard De Voto - 1998 - 450 sider
...halfbreeds and Indians, 'their obstreperous mirth, their whooping and howling and quarreling . . . dashing into and through our camp, yelling like fiends,...of savage wolf-dogs, and the incessant cracking of riftes and carbines.' The missionaries were infinitely more depressed. Here were the sins that kill,...
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Let Me Be Free: The Nez Perce Tragedy

David Sievert Lavender - 1999 - 403 sider
...like it. These people with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and howling, and quarrelling, added to the mounted Indians, who are constantly dashing...rifles and carbines, render our camp a perfect bedlam . . . heated by the detestable liquor which circulates freely among them.3 The Reverend Jason Lee was...
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Figures in a Western Landscape: Men and Women of the Northern Rockies

Elizabeth Stevenson - 2001 - 222 sider
...describe it: "These people with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and howling, and quarreling, dashing into and through our camp, yelling like fiends,...rifles and carbines, render our camp a perfect bedlam" (193). Even in perfect health, Townsend was fastidious to the point of shrinking from this kind of...
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The Naturalists: Scientific Travelers in the Golden Age of Natural History

Stephen R. Bown - 2002 - 256 sider
...Rockies in 1829. Canadians who stimulated his greatest sense of incredulity. "These people," he reported, "with their obstreperous mirth, their whooping, and...barking and baying of savage wolf-dogs and the incessant crackling of rifles and carbines, render our camp a perfect bedlam — I am compelled all day to listen...
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