Love and madness: a story too true in a series of letters, between parties whose names would perhaps be mentioned were they less known or less lamented ...
J. and R. Byrn, 1780 - 226 Seiten
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Seite 34 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, 'Logan is the friend of white men.
Seite 35 - There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it; I have killed many; I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace; but do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear.
Seite 86 - They highly extol the man's learning and probity, and will not be persuaded that the university will make any difficulty of conferring such a favour upon a stranger, if he is recommended by the Dean.
Seite 173 - They declared, that they withdrew themselves from poverty and rags ; evils that, through a train of unlucky accidents, were become inevitable.
Seite 35 - Logan, not even sparing my women and children. There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature.
Seite 75 - Dear is the brother, sister, husband, wife ; Dear all the charities of social life : Nor wants firm friendship holy wreaths to bind In mutual sympathy the faithful mind : But not th...
Seite 35 - Logan; not sparing even my women and children. There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any human creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it. I have killed many. I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace.
Seite 104 - ... of the count Alberti, with whom you were once acquainted. You remember him one' of the gayeft, moft agreeable perfons at the court of Vienna ; at once the example of the men, and the favourite of the fair fex.
Seite 114 - ... never name it any more to me; for, be assured, if you should ever do so cruel a thing as to leave me, from that moment I shall never enjoy one quiet hour: and should you do it without asking my consent, (which if I ever give you may I never see the face of Heaven!) I will shut myself up, and never see the world more, but live where I may be forgotten by human kind.