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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 Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart, Volume 1

William Leete Stone - New York (State) - 1865 - 567 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 counselors...
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The Life and Times of Sir William Johnson, Bart, Volume 1

William Leete Stone - New York (State) - 1865 - 567 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; ignorant of every means of living in the woodsj unable to bear either cold or hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill...
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Laurie's Graduated series of reading lesson books, Book 5

James Stuart Laurie - 1866
...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...cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin, catch a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters,...
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A French examination hand-book

Paul Guesdon - 1867
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the Northern provinces; they were instructed in ail your sciences ; but when they came back to us, they were bad runners...hunger; knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy ; spoke our language impe'frctly; "were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...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 how3 to build a cabin, catch a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore...
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Orthodox Phrenology

Ambrose Lewis Vago - Phrenology - 1871 - 133 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 counsellors...
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Historicals for the Young Folks

Oro Noque - Colonists - 1872 - 168 pages
...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern provinces ; they were educated in all your sciences ; but when they came back to us they were bad runners...either cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a wigwam, take a deer, or kill an enemy ; spoke our language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit...
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Our Western Border: Its Life, Combats, Adventures, Forays, Massacres ...

Frontier and pioneer life - 1875 - 756 pages
...young people were formerly brought up at northern colleges. They were instructed in all your sciences, but when they came back to us, they were bad runners...cold or hunger ; knew neither how to build a cabin or take a deer or kill an enemy ; spoke our language badly ; were, therefore, neither fit for hunters,...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1880 - 788 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 cur language imperfectly ; were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors, or counsellors ;...
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A Critical Review of American Politics

Charles Reemelin - United States - 1881 - 630 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 counsellors ;...
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