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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 Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - United States - 1882
...were instructed in all your sciences ; but, when they came back to us, they were bad runners, ignorani of every means of living in the woods, unable to bear...either cold or hunger, knew neither how to build a rabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for...
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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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The Fifth Reader

E.H. Butler & Co - Readers - 1853 - 384 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 counselors...
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Chambers's graduated readers, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...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,...hunger, knew neither how to build a cabin, take a deer, nor kill an enemy, spoke our language imperfectly — were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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Harper's First [ -sixth] Reader, Book 5

Orville T. Bright, James Baldwin - Readers - 1889
...brought up at the col- leges of the northern provinces ; they were instructed in all 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 so enemy, spoke our language imperfectly, were therefore neither fit for hunters, warriors,...
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A Historical Sketch of Hamilton College, Clinton, New York

Charles Elmer Allison - Clinton (N.Y.) - 1889 - 85 pages
...formerly brought up at colleges of the northern provinces; they were instructed 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 cabin,take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly; were therefore neither fit for...
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New Light from the Great Pyramid: The Astronomico-geographical System of the ...

Albert Ross Parsons - Astrology - 1893 - 420 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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Official History of the Improved Order of Red Men

George W. Lindsay, Charles C. Conley, Charles H. Litchman - Fraternal organizations - 1893 - 623 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...woods ; unable to bear either cold or hunger ; knew nothing how to build a cabin, take a deer, or kill an enemy; spoke our language imperfectly ; were,...
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Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles ...

Nelson Appleton Miles, Marion Perry Maus - Indians of North America - 1896 - 590 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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Hazen's Primer and First-[fifth] Reader, Book 5

Marshman William Hazen - Readers - 1896
...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 counselors; they...
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