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" I LIKE IT WELL; I SHALL DIE BEFORE MY HEART IS SOFT, OR HAVE SAID ANY THING UNWORTHY OF MYSELF. "
Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General ... - Page 43
by Samuel G. Drake - 1834 - 541 pages
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The History of Connecticut: From the First Settlement of the Colony, Volume 1

Gideon Hiram Hollister - Connecticut - 1858
...When the sentence of this court-martial of volunteers was made known to him, his only answer was, " I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said any thing unworthy of rnyself."f I find in the history of Greece and Rome no record of...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1859 - 736 pages
...our own times says, " It may be pleasing to the reader to be informed " of the fate of JVonuntenoo ' When it was announced to the noble chief that he must...SOFT, OR HAVE SAID ANY THING UNWORTHY OF MYSELF." With .Yanuntenoo, fell into the hands of the English 4:i others. $ The author of the anonymous "Letter!...
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1636-1700

Samuel Greene Arnold - Rhode Island - 1859
...memorable answer, which may challenge the loftiest sentiment recorded in classic or modern history. " / like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said any tiling unworthy of myself." His conduct on this occasion has been justly compared with...
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1636-1700

Samuel Greene Arnold - Rhode Island - 1859
...memorable answer, which may challenge the loftiest sentiment recorded in classic or modern history. " / like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said any thing unworthy of myself." His conduct on this occasion has been justly compared with...
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HISTORY OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND

SAMUEL GREENE ARNOLD - 1859
...memorable answer, which may challenge the loftiest sentiment recorded in classic or modern history. " J like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said any tiling unworthy of myself!' His conduct on this occasion has been justly compared with...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1860 - 736 pages
...our own times says, " It may be pleasing to the reader to be informed " of the fate of JVanuntenoo ! When it was announced to the noble chief that he must...With Nanunlenoo, fell into the hands of the English 4'J others. The author of the anonymous "Letters to London " || says the Indians were " commanded...
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The Indian: On the Battle-field and in the Wigwam

John Frost - Indians of North America - 1860 - 392 pages
...The officers decided that he should be shot. The sentence was announced to him, and his reply was, "I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft, or I shall say any thing unworthy of myself. " "When charged with cruelty and treachery, he reminded his...
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Colonial, 1497-1688

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1863
...rather thau become servants to the English. CHAPTER When ordered to prepare for death, he replied, " I like ' it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I shall 1676. have spoken any thing unworthy of myself." Two Indians were appointed to shoot him, and...
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Proceedings of the Rhode Island Historical Society, Volume 1

Rhode Island Historical Society - Rhode Island - 1872
...barbarous diplomacy. His last recorded words are worthy of the last great Sachem of the Narraganselts: "I like It well, I shall die before my heart Is soft or I have said anything unworthy of myself." It Is not the fashion, I know, to speak well of the Indians,...
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The Story of Our Country

Mrs. Lewis B. Monroe - French - 1876 - 272 pages
...the colonists, he was finally taken prisoner; and when told that he was condemned to die, he said, " I like it well! I shall die before my heart is soft, or before I say anything unworthy of myself!" WILL. — And what became of Philip ? MOTHER. — He was...
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