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" We have had some experience of it — several of our young people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorant of every means... "
Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 184
by Benjamin Franklin - 1793
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the Northern Provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us they were bad runners,...unable to bear either cold or hunger, knew neither how O * to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 pages
...brought up at the colleges of th╗ northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners;...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors :...
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The Juvenile Companion and Fireside Reader: Consisting of Historical and ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1846 - 252 pages
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors;...
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The Juvenile Companion and Fireside Reader: Consisting of Historical and ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1846 - 252 pages
...the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they'came back to us, they were bad runners; ignorant of every...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors;...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847
...brought up at the colleges of the* them provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences ; but ween they came back to us they were bad runners, ignorant...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: From Its First Discovery

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1848 - 696 pages
...brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences : but when they came back to us, they were bad runners...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: From Its First Discovery

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1848 - 696 pages
...of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your ╗•ípnces ; but when they came hack to us, they were bad runners ; ignorant of every means...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors;...
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Summarized Proceedings and a Directory of Members, Volume 30

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1882
...they came back they were bad runners, ignorant of the means of living in the woods, unable to bear cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, and spoke our language imperfectly. We are nevertheless obliged to you, and if the...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: From Its First Discovery

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1851 - 720 pages
...brought u;> at the colleges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all your S'i Tiers ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners;...in the woods; unable to bear either cold or hunger ; fciN'w ncithrr how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 pages
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came back to us they were bad runners,...how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly,—were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, nor councillors;...
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