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" Indians determined to walk to this island by the help of these poles, to save the other poor creatures, or perish themselves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to death. Each had two such poles in his hands, to set against the... "
Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry - Page 80
by George Washington Holley - 1872 - 165 pages
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1762
...to this ifland by the help of thefe poles, to fave the other poor creatures, or periih themfelves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to death. Each had two fur h poles in his hands, to fet to the bottom of the ftream, to keep them fteady....
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Annual Register, Volume 2

History - 1802
...to this island by the help of these poles, to save the other poor creatures, or perish themselves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to death. Each had two such poles in his hands, to set to the bottom of the stream, to keep them steady....
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The Table Book, Volume 2

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1828
...walk to the island by the help of these poles, to save the other poor creatures or perish themselves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to death. Each had two poles in his hands, to set to the bottom of the stream to keep them steady. So...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volumes 3-5

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1880
...save the other poor creatures or perish in the attempt. Accordingly, before they made the attempt, they took leave of all their friends, as if they were going to inevitable death. Each of the Indians carried two of the above poles, one of which they fixed firmly...
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The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts

George Washington Holley - Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1882 - 183 pages
...and Indians to rescue them. They brought with them four light pikepoles. Going to a point opposite the head of the island, they exchanged salutations...leave of all their friends as if they were going to their death." Each Indian rescuer, according to the wondrous fable, took two pike-poles and waded across...
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Stories of American Life and Adventure: Third Reader Grade

Edward Eggleston - Indians of North America - 1895 - 214 pages
...iron. He persuaded two Indians to take these poles, and walk with them to the island. These two Indians took leave of all their friends as if they were going to die. Each of them took two poles in his hands. They set these poles 1 00 against the bottom of the...
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Camps and Firesides of the Revolution

Albert Bushnell Hart - Readers - 1902 - 309 pages
...to this island by the help of these poles, to save the other poor creatures, or perish themselves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to death. Each had two such poles in his hands, to set against the bottom of the stream, to keep them...
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Camps and Firesides of the Revolution

Albert Bushnell Hart - Readers - 1902 - 309 pages
...to this island by the help of these poles, to save the other poor creatures, or perish themselves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to death. Each had two such poles in his hands, to set against the bottom of the stream, to keep them...
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Source-readers in American History: no. 1-, Issue 2

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1902
...to this island by the help of these poles, to save the other poor creatures, or perish themselves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to death. Each had two such poles in his hands, to set against the bottom of the stream, to keep them...
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Recession Lines of Niagara Falls: A Monograph on the Geology and Physics of ...

Geological Survey of Canada - 1907 - 490 pages
...to this island by the help of these poles, to save the other poor creatures, or perish themselves. They took leave of all their friends as if they were going to dcnth. Each had two such poles in his hands, to set against the bottom of the stream, to keep them...
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