We opened the Bible and lighted on Psalm 27, in which Psalm we especially took notice of that, ver. If trouble from smaller matters begin to arise in me, I have something at hand to check myself with, and say, why am I troubled?
Wettimore, "the proud Gossip," refuses to eat the meal. I cannot express to man the sorrow that lay upon my spirit; the Lord knows it.
We went on to a farmhouse that was yet standing, where we lay all night, and a comfortable lodging we had, though nothing but straw to lie on.
They would say now amongst themselves, that the governor would be so angry for his loss at Sudbury, that he would send no more about the captives, which made me grieve and tremble.
The Heath Anthology of American Literature. I would have tarried that night with her, but they that owned her would not suffer it. Hang him rogue says he I will knock out his brains, if he comes here. A Native American gives Mrs. When they had done that they made a fire and put them both into it, and told the other children that were with them that if they attempted to go home, they would serve them in like manner.
I was so weak and feeble, that I reeled as I went along, and thought there I must end my days at last, after my bearing and getting through so many difficulties.
There were five persons taken in one house; the father, and the mother and a sucking child, they knocked on the head; the other two they took and carried away alive.