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" The shrieks and groans of the poor expiring wretches were truly dreadful; and my horror was much increased at seeing a young girl, seemingly about eighteen years of age, killed so near me, that when the first spear was stuck into her side she fell... "
The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics - Page 530
1796
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The Hudson Bay Road (1498-1915)

Auguste Henri de Trémaudan - 1915 - 264 pages
...escape ; but the Indians having possession of all the land side, to no place could they fly for shelter. One alternative only remained: that of jumping into...but, as none of them attempted it, they all fell a victim to Indian barbarity."1 The site, which was visited by Franklin in 1821 and Hanbury in 1899,...
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Improved by Cultivation: English-Canadian Prose to 1914

R.G. Moyles - 1994 - 344 pages
...escape; but the Indians having possession of all the landside, to no place could they fly for shelter. One alternative only remained, that of jumping into...but, as none of them attempted it, they all fell a sacrifice to Indian barbarity! The shrieks and groans of the poor expiring wretches were truly dreadful;...
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Epic Wanderer: David Thompson and the Mapping of the Canadian West

D'Arcy Jenish - 2003 - 309 pages
...escape; but the Indians having possesion of all the landside, to no one place could they fly for shelter. One alternative only remained, that of jumping into the river; but as none attempted it they all fell a sacrifice to Indian barbarity! "The shrieks and groans of the poor expiring...
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Canadian Exploration Literature

Germaine Warkentin - 2006 - 599 pages
...escape; but the Indians having possession of all the land-side, to no place could they fly for shelter. One alternative only remained, that of jumping into...but, as none of them attempted it, they all fell a sacrifice to Indian barbarity! The shrieks and groans of the poor expiring wretches were truly dreadful;...
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Die Kriegsbräuche der Eskimo

Herwig Baum - 2007 - 28 pages
...the landside, to no place could they fly for shelter. One alternative only remained, that ofjumping into the river; but, as none of them attempted it, they all feil a sacrifice to Indian barbarity!"56 Eine alte Frau, die abseits des Lagers fischte, wurde mit...
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