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" The white people had now found our country. Tidings were carried back and more came amongst us. Yet, we did not fear them. We took them to be friends. They called us brothers. We believed them and gave them a larger seat. At length, their numbers had... "
The Review of Reviews - Page 180
edited by - 1901
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A History of the United States of America: Including Some Important Facts ...

Josiah Woodward Leeds - United States - 1877 - 479 pages
...chiefs and warriors. In narrating their grievances at the hands of the whites, Red Jacket said — "Wars took place, Indians were hired to fight against...our people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquors among us : it was strong and powerful and has slain thousands." And in dismissing the missionary,...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1880 - 788 pages
...they called us brothers; we believed them, and gave them a larger seat At length their numbers bad greatly increased; they wanted more land; they wanted...Our eyes were opened, and our minds became uneasy. Ware took place ; Indians were hired to fight against Indians, and many of our |>eoplo were destroyed....
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...them. We took them to be friends. They called us brothers. We believed them, and gave them a larger seat At length their numbers had greatly increased....people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquor amongst us. It was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. BROTHER : Our seats were once large,...
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Werner's Readings and Recitations

Readers - 1892
...gave us poison in return. They called us brothers. We believed them, and gave theni a larger seat. They wanted more land; they wanted our country. Our eyes were opened and our minds became uneasy. Indians were hired to fight against Indians, and many of our people were destroyed. Brother, you have...
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Our Life Among the Iroquois Indians

Harriet S Caswell - History - 1892 - 321 pages
...people came, yet we did not fear them. They called us brothers, and we believed them to be friends. At length their numbers had greatly increased ; they wanted more land ; they wanted our whole country. Our eyes were opened and our minds became uneasy. Wars took place. The white people...
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Official History of the Improved Order of Red Men

George W. Lindsay, Charles C. Conley, Charles H. Litchman - Fraternal organizations - 1893 - 623 pages
...them ; we took them to be friends ; they called us brothers ; we believed them, and gave them a larger seat. At length their numbers had greatly increased...Indians, and many of our people were destroyed. They also broughtstrong liquors among us ; it was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. " Brother, our...
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American Indians

Frederick Starr - Indians of Mexico - 1898 - 227 pages
...them ; we took them to be friends; they called us brothers; we believed them, and gave them a larger seat. At length their numbers had greatly increased...our people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquors among us; it was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. " Brother, our seats were once...
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Indian Biography: Or, An Historical Account of Those Individuals ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Bussey Thatcher - Indians of North America - 1900
...them. We took them to be friends. They called us brothers. We believed them, and gave them a larger seat. At length their numbers had greatly increased....our minds became uneasy. Wars took place. Indians wert hired to fight against Indians, and many of our people were destroyed. They also brought strong...
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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 7

David Josiah Brewer - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1901 - 4107 pages
...them. We took them to be friends. They called us brothers. We believed them, and gave them a larger seat. At length their numbers had greatly increased....people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquor amongst us. It was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. Brother: Our seats were once large,...
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Among the Great Masters of Oratory: Scenes in the Lives of Famous Orators

Walter Rowlands - Orators - 1901 - 296 pages
...them. We took them to be friends. They called us brothers. We believed them and gave them a larger seat. At length their numbers had greatly increased....people were destroyed. They also brought strong liquor amongst us. It was strong and powerful, and has slain thousands. " Brother : Our seats were once large...
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