Cooper's Works, Band 9

Stringer and Townsend, 1855

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Seite vi - States of America, AD 1827. ********* HC CAREY & I. LEA, of the said district, have deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit ."The
Seite 391 - I'll no swaggerers : I am in good name and fame with the very best: — Shut the door; — There come no swaggerers here: I have not lived all this while, to have swaggering now : — shut the door I pray you.
Seite 507 - Let the wise chief have no cares for his journey," continued Hard-Heart with an earnest solicitude, that led him to forget, for the moment, that others were waiting to address his adopted parent; " a hundred Loups shall clear his path from briars." " My father will tell my young men, how many
Seite 471 - And I beseech you, Wrest once the law, to your authority : To do a great right, do a little wrong.
Seite 15 - cattle that were herded in the rear, and the rugged appearance and careless mien of the sturdy men who loitered at the sides of the lingering teams, united to announce a band of emigrants seeking for the Eldorado of their desires. Contrary to the usual practice of the men of their caste, this party had
Seite 120 - The action of the squatter was too sudden and unexpected to admit of prevention, but the instant it was done, his sons manifested, in an unequivocal manner, the temper with which they witnessed the desperate measure. Angry and fierce glances were interchanged, and a murmur of disapprobation was uttered by the whole in common.
Seite 322 - but he must see and reason, and then conclude. So follow me a little to the left, where there is a rise in the ground, whence we may make our reconnoitrings." The frightful prospect added nothing to the hopes of those who had such a fearful stake in the result. Although the day was beginning to dawn, the vivid
Seite 485 - Follow;" returned the squatter again grasping his rifle, and striding towards the rock. The distance was still considerable, and their approach, as they drew nigh the place of execution, was moderated by awe. Many minutes had passed, before they reached a spot where they might distinguish the outlines of the dusky objects.
Seite 80 - were to speak with my tongue instead of the piece," said Paul in a tone half jocular half bitter. Several shots in quick succession, each sending its dangerous messenger, still nearer than the preceding discharge, cut short her speech, no less in prudence than in terror. " This must end," said the trapper rising with the
Seite 466 - Take the cords from the young man," said Ishmael. When the order was obeyed, he motioned for all his sons to advance, and he placed them in a row before the eyes of Ellen. " Now let there be no trifling, but open your heart. Here ar' all I have to offer, besides a hearty welcome.

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