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" I staid up later than usual, expecting her return, none being in the house besides myself, how great was my surprise and terror, when, about eleven o'clock at night, I heard the dismal war-whoop of the savages, and found that my house was beset by them.... "
A History of the Valley of Virginia - Страница 419
по Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - 1833 - 486 страници
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Nights in a Block-house; Or, Sketches of Border Life: Embracing Adventures ...

Henry Clay Watson - 1856 - 448 страници
...that my house was beset by them. I flew to my chamber-window, and perceived them to be twelve in 2o2 number. Having my gun loaded, I threatened them with death if they did not retire. But how vain are the efforts of one man against the united force of so many blood-thirsty monsters ! One of them,...

Indian Captivities Or Life in the Wigwam

1857
...eleven o'clock at night, I heard the dismal war-whoop of the savages, and found that my house was beset by them. I flew to my chamber window, and perceived...vain and fruitless are the efforts of one man against {He united force of so many blood-thirsty monsters ! One of them that could speak English threatened...

The book of adventure and peril

Charles Bruce (writer of tales.) - 1875
...eleven o'clock at night, I heard the dismal warwhoop of the savages, and found that my house was beset by them. I flew to my chamber window, and perceived...force of so many bloodthirsty monsters. One of them, who could speak English, threatened me in return, that "if I did not come out, they would burn me alive,"...

Woman on the American Frontier: A Valuable and Authentic History of the ...

William Worthington Fowler - 1876 - 527 страници
...many, and of such merciless monsters as I had here to deal with ! One of them that could speak a little English, threatened me in return, ' that if I did not come out, they would burn me alive in the house.' My terror and distraction at hearing this is not to be expressed by words nor easily...

The Life and Curious Adventures of Peter Williamson, who was Carried Off ...

Peter Williamson - 1878 - 108 страници
...expressed, 'Woach, woach, ha, hach, woach,' and to my inexpressible grief, soon found my house was attacked by them. I flew to my chamber window, and perceived them to be twelve in number. They making several attempts to get in, I asked them what they wanted. They gave me no answer, but...

Amusing Prose Chap-books: Chiefly of Last Century

Robert Hays Cunningham - 1889 - 350 страници
...misfortune, having my gun loaded in my hand, I threatened them with death if they should not desist. But how vain and fruitless are the efforts of one man against the united force of so many, and of such merciless, undaunted, and bloodthirsty monsters as I had here to deal with. One of them...

Amusing Prose Chap-books: Chiefly of Last Century

Robert Hays Cunningham - 1889 - 350 страници
...war-cry, or warwhoop of the savages, and to my inexpressible grief, soon found my house was attacked by them. I flew to my chamber window, and perceived them to be twelve in number. They making several attempts to get in, I asked them what they wanted. They gave me no answer, but...

The Red True Story Book

Andrew Lang - 1895 - 419 страници
...with death if they would not go away. But one of them, who could speak a little English, called out in return that if I did not come out they would burn me alive in the house. They told me further — what I had already found out — that they were no friends to...

Held Captive by Indians: Selected Narratives, 1642-1836

Richard VanDerBeets - 1994 - 374 страници
...eleven o'clock at night, I heard the dismal war-whoop of the savages, and found that my house was beset by them. I flew to my chamber window, and perceived...efforts of one man against the united force of so many blood thirsty monsters! One of them that could speak English, threatened me in return, 'That if I did...
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The Terrific Record and Chronicle of Remarkable and Interesting ..., Том 1

1849
...Knowing their cruelty and merciless disposition, and wishing to obtain some favour, he desisted firing ; but how vain and fruitless are the efforts of one man against the umted force of so many ! and of such merciless monsters as he had here to deal with. One of them that...




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