Robert's Semi-monthly Magazine for Town and Country, 第 2 卷

George Roberts, 1842

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第 601 頁 - And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest; but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind. And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee ; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life.
第 888 頁 - ... he trembles under the saddle of his rider. In this way we carefully and silently marched, until within some forty or fifty rods; when the herd discovering us, wheeled and laid their course in a mass. At this instant we started! (and all must start, for no one could check the fury of those steeds at that moment of excitement), and away all sailed, and over the prairie flew, in a cloud of dust which was raised by their trampling hoofs. M'Kenzie was foremost in the throng...
第 889 頁 - The squaws generally agreed, that they had discovered life enough in them to render my medicine too great for the Mandans; saying that such an operation could not be performed without taking away from the original something of his existence, which I put in the picture, and they could see it move, could see it stir.
第 888 頁 - ... ready to fall into the grand procession. For this strange cavalcade, preparation is made in the following manner : the poles of a lodge are divided into two bunches, and the little ends of each bunch fastened upon the shoulders or withers of a horse, leaving the butt ends to drag behind on the ground on either side. Just behind the horse, a brace or pole is tied across, which keeps the poles in their respective places; and then upon that and the poles behind the...
第 888 頁 - Sometimes, in this plight, they were instantly thrown neck and heels over each other's heads and shoulders — men, women and children, and dogs — sage, sachem, old and young — all in a mass, at the frightful discharge of the steam from the escape-pipe, which the captain of the boat let loose upon them for his own fun and amusement. There were many curious conjectures amongst their wise men, with regard to the nature and powers of the steam-boat. Amongst the Mandans, some called it the "big thunder...
第 888 頁 - ... their faces to the ground, and cried to the Great Spirit — some shot their horses and dogs, and sacrificed them to appease the Great Spirit, whom they conceived was offended — some deserted their villages, and ran to the tops of the bluffs some miles distant; and others, in some places, as...
第 901 頁 - Says she ; For sure Billy's related to me ! For my own cousin-german, Ann Wild. Stood for Biddy Mulrooney's first child, And Biddy's step-son, Sure he married Bess Dunn, Who was gossip to Jenny, as mild A child As ever at mother's breast smiled ! And maybe you don't know Jane Brown, Who served goats' whey in Dundrum's sweet town.
第 576 頁 - Our sorrow for our sins; and then delights To pardon erring man : Sweet mercy seems Its darling attribute, which limits justice; As if there were degrees in infinite, And infinite would rather want perfection Than punish to extent.
第 593 頁 - And among these nations shall thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind: ^ 6 And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shall fear day and night, and shall have none assurance of thy life: 67 In the morning thou shall say, Would God it were even!
第 888 頁 - ... and rude and red — the graceful (though uncivil) conversational, garrulous, story-telling and happy, though ignorant and untutored groups, that are smoking their pipes — wooing their sweethearts, and embracing their little ones about their peaceful and endeared fire-sides; together with their pots and kettles, spoons, and other culinary articles of their own manufacture, around them; present altogether, one of the most picturesque scenes to the eye of a stranger, that can be possibly seen;...