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" Illinois,' said they; that is, when translated, ' We are men;' and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, ' How beautiful is the sun, Frenchmen, when thou comest to visit us! Our whole village... "
Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ... - Page 114
by Orsamus Turner - 1849 - 666 pages
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History of the Colonization of the United States, Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1841
...Illinois," said they, — that. is, when translated, " We are men ; " and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, " How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us ! Our whole village awaits thee ; thou shall enter in peace...
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The North American Review, Volume 52

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1841
...are Illinois,' said they ; that is, when translated, ' We are men ' ; and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, ' How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us ! Our whole village awaits thee ; thou shall enter in peace...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1843
...are Illinois," said they, — that is, when translated, "We are men;" and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, "How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us! Our whole village awaits thee ; thou shall enter in peace...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - 1844
...are Illinois," said they, — that is, when translated, "We are men;" and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, "How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us! Our whole village awaits thee ; thou shalt enter in peace...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - Illinois - 1844 - 492 pages
...received them at his cabin, and with uplifted hands, exclaimed : " How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us ! our whole village awaits thee — thou shall enter in peace all our dwellings." A grand council was immediately held, and Marquette spoke to them of God, their...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - Illinois - 1844 - 492 pages
...received them at his cabin, and with uplifted hands, exclaimed : '' How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us ! our whole village awaits thee — thou shalt enter in peace all our dwellings." A grand council was immediately held, and Marquette spoke...
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Biographical and Critical Miscellanies

William Hickling Prescott - Authors - 1845 - 638 pages
...are Illinois,' said they ; that is, when translated, ' We are men ;' and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised...followed by the devouring gaze of an astonished crowd. "At the great council, Marquette published to them the one true God, their creator. He spoke, also,...
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Biographical and Critical Miscellanies

William Hickling Prescott - Authors - 1845 - 638 pages
...are Dlinois,' said they ; that is, when translated, ' We are men ; ' and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, ' How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us ! Our whole village awaits thee ; thou shalt enter in peace...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1846
...are Illinois," said they, — that is, when translated, "We are men;" and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, "How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us! Our whole village awaits thee; thou shall enter in peace into...
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Methodism in America: With the Personal Narrative of the Author, During a ...

James Dixon - Canada - 1849 - 498 pages
...are Illinois,' said they, that is, when translated, ' We are men ; ' and they offered the calumet. An aged chief received them at his cabin with upraised hands, exclaiming, ' How beautiful is the sun, Frenchman, when thou comest to visit us ! Our whole village awaits thee ; thon shalt enter in peace...
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