Indian Captivities; Or, Life in the Wigwam: Being True Narratives of Captives who Have Been Carried Away by the Indians, from the Frontier Settlements of the United States, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
Derby & Miller, 1853 - 361 sider
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Side 42 - And he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country; and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.
Side 31 - So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels. 13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!
Side 42 - Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter: I did mourn as a dove : Mine eyes fail with looking upward: O Lord, I am oppressed ; undertake for me.
Side 26 - I am feeble and sore broken : I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.
Side 27 - Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.
Side 43 - Shall there be evil in the City and the Lord hath not done it?
Side 39 - Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends; For the hand of God hath touched me.
Side 30 - Thus saith the Lord ; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears: for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the Lord ; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy. And there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord, that thy children shall come again to their own border.
Side 34 - I did, for which he gave me a shilling. I offered the money to my master, but he bade me keep it; and with it I bought a piece of horse flesh. Afterwards he asked me to make a cap for his boy, for which he invited me to dinner. I went, and he gave me a pancake, about as big as two fingers. It was made of parched wheat, beaten, and fried in bear's grease, but I thought I never tasted pleasanter meat in my life.