The Stockton bee: or, Monthly miscellany

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Page 220 - It was computed that fifteen hundred persons were killed or made prisoners by these savages during this fatal day. Many of the latter were carried off by them and never returned. A few, through favorable accidents, found their way back to their native country, after having experienced a long and severe captivity.
Page 214 - ... women and children, were drawn up within the lines, and on the point of marching off, when great numbers of the Indians gathered about, and began to plunder.
Page 113 - When Vere sought death arm'd with the sword and shield, Death was afraid to meet him in the field ; But when his weapons he had laid aside, Death like a coward struck him and he died."t • Relics of St. Andrew are said to have been given to the Abbey by Kins; Athelstan, relics of St. John the Evangelist by " good Queen Maude,
Page 220 - I shall only add, that after passing three days without subsistence, and enduring the severity of the cold dews for three nights, I at length reached fort Edward ; where with proper care my body soon recovered its wonted strength, and my mind, as far as the recollection of the late melancholy events would permit, its usual composure. It was computed that fifteen hundred persons were killed or made prisoners by these savages during this fatal day.
Page 212 - ... with a greater number from the adjacent army. But the colonel having acquainted General Webb with his...
Page 253 - Insulting rival, never boast Thy conquest lately won ; No wonder if her heart was lost, Her senses first were gone. " From one that's under Bedlam's laws What glory can be had ? For love of thee was not the cause, It proves that she was mad.
Page 221 - He died in about three months, of a broken heart, and with truth might it be said, that he was an honor to his country.
Page 221 - Webb fen ta party of troops to demand and protect him back to Fort Edward. But thefe unhappy occurrences, which would probably have been prevented had he been left to purfue his own plans, together with the lofs of fo many brave fellows murdered in cold blood, to whofe valour he had been fo lately a witncfa, made fuch an impreffion on his mind, that he did not long furvive.
Page 248 - ... the country ; the portentous noifes which every change of the wind, and every increafe and diminution of the waters, is apt to raife, in a lonely region, full of echoes, and rocks, and caverns ; the grotefque and ghaftly appearance of fuch a landfcape by the light of the moon...
Page 247 - ... refounding with the fall of torrents ; a foil fo rugged and a climate fo dreary, as in many parts to admit neither the amufements of...

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