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" That in ancient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal destruction of the bear, deer, elks, buffaloes, and other animals which had been created for the use of the Indians... "
Poems in Two Volumes: Containing Gertrude of Wyoming and Miscellaneous Pieces - Page 130
by Thomas Campbell - 1810
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Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First Americans

Anthony F. C. Wallace, University Professor of Anthropology Emeritus Anthony F C Wallace - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 394 pages
...Salt Lick on the Ohio. Years later, Jefferson described the response with relish: "Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...tradition handed down from their fathers, That in antient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal...
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From Blue Ridge to Barrier Islands: An Audubon Naturalist Reader

J. Kent Minichiello, Anthony W. White - Nature - 2001 - 328 pages
...or had heard of the animal whose bones were found at the Saltlicks, on the Ohio. Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...tradition handed down from their fathers, "That in antient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal...
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John D. Clifford's Indian Antiquities

John D. Clifford, University John Clifford, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Dr Charles Boewe, PH D - Science - 2000 - 175 pages
...or had heard of the animal whose bones were found at the Saltlicks, on the Ohio. Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...tradition handed down from their fathers, "That in antient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal...
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Finding Colonial Americas: Essays Honoring J.A. Leo Lemay

Joseph A. Leo Lemay - History - 2001 - 481 pages
...or had heard of the animal whose bones were found at the Saltlicks, on the Ohio. Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...tradition handed down from their fathers, "That in antient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal...
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The Fate of the Mammoth: Fossils, Myth, and History

Claudine Cohen, Françoise André, Daniel Herman, J.-P. Verjus - Nature - 2002 - 297 pages
...was governor of Virginia, a visiting Indian delegation told him of a story shared among the tribes: That in ancient times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal destruction of the bear, deer, elks, buffaloes, and other animals,...
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Reading the Roots: American Nature Writing Before Walden

Michael P. Branch - Nature - 2004 - 408 pages
...or had heard of the animal whose bones were found at the Saltlicks, on the Ohio. Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Bigbone licks, and began an universal destruction of the bear, deer, elks, buffaloes, and other animals,...
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A C.S. Rafinesque Anthology

C.S. Rafinesque - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 281 pages
...or had heard of the animal whose bones were found at the Saltlicks, on the Ohio. Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...times a herd of these tremendous animals came to the Big-bone licks, and began an universal destruction of the bear, deer, elks, buffaloes, and other animals,...
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Big Bone Lick: The Cradle of American Paleontology

Stanley Hedeen - History - 2008 - 182 pages
...they knew about the large animal whose remains had been found at Big Bone Lick: Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...conceived the elevation of his subject, informed him [Jefferson] that it was a tradition handed down from their fathers, "That in antient times a herd of...
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the complete poetical works of henry wadsworth longfellow

1894
...or had heard of the animal whose bones were found at the Saltlicks on the Ohio. Their chief speaker immediately put himself into an attitude of oratory,...the elevation of his subject, informed him that it wras a tradition handed down from their fathers, ' that in ancient times a herd of these tremendous...
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The Poetical Works

Robert Southey - 1838
...animal, the chief speaker immediately put himself into an oratorical attitude, and, with a pomp suited to the elevation of his subject, informed him, that it...from their fathers, that in ancient times a herd of them came to the Big-bone-licks, and began an universal destruction of the bears, deer, elks, buffaloes,...
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