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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 Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1880 - 788 pages
...our own times says, "It may be pleasing to the reader to be informed^-" of the fate of JVanunienoo / When it was announced to the noble chief that he must...put to death, he was not in the least daunted, and nil he is reported to have said is this : — « I LIKE IT WELL ; I SHALL DIE BEFORE MY HEART IS SOFT,...
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New England: a Handbook for Travellers ...

Moses Foster Sweetser - New England - 1881 - 431 pages
...English. On declining to make terms, he was threatened with instant death, whereupon he answered, " I like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have spoken anything unworthy of myself" ; "acting herein," says Cotton Mather, "as if, by a Pythagorean...
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Indian History for Young Folks

Francis Samuel Drake - Black Hawk War, 1832 - 1885 - 479 pages
...and that his last hour had arrived, the proud warrior, with the spirit of an ancient Roman, replied, "I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said anything unworthy of myself." After the death of Nanuntenoo the remnant of his tribe united...
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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography, Volume 4

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888
...the English, but he spurned the proposition. When informed' that he was to be put to death, he said: "I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft, and before I have spoken a word unworthy of Canonchet." MICCONOPY, Indian chief, b. al>out 1786; d....
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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography, Volume 4

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - America - 1888
...English, but he spurned the proposition. When informed that he was to be put to death, he said : " I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft, and before I have spoken a word unworthy of Canonchet." MICCONOPf, Indian chief, b. about 1786; d....
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Field-day of the Worcester Society of Antiquity in Medfield, June 20th, 1891

Medfield (Mass. : Town) - 1892 - 51 pages
...him on condition of his compliance with the English. When told his sentence was to die he answered, " I like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said anything unworthy of myself." Wootonekanuske, the wife of Philip, and their son, about...
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Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 13

Worcester Historical Society, Worcester, Mass - Massachusetts - 1894
...him on condition of his compliance with the English. When told his sentence was to die he answered, " I like it well ; I shall' die before my heart is soft, or I have said anything unworthy of myself." Wootonekanuske, the wife of Philip, and their son, about...
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A History of Deerfield, Massachusetts: The Times when the People ..., Volume 1

George Sheldon - Connecticut River Valley - 1895
...of his to make a motion towards submission," but he refused. When told he was to die, he replied, " I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have spoken anything unworthy of myself; " but " killing me will not end the war, for I have 2000...
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Illustrated History of the Rhode Island Central Trades and Labor and ...

Labor unions - 1899 - 339 pages
...of Indian magnanimity," writes Washington Irving. His last words on being condemned to die, were: " I like it well; I shall die before my heart is soft or I have said anything unworthy of myself." Indian warfare continued for quite sume time, and nearly...
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America, Picturesque and Descriptive, Volume 3

Joel Cook - Canada - 1900
...and being captured, he declined to treat with them for a pardon, saying, when threatened with death, "I like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft or I have spoken anything unworthy of myself," whereupon he was shot. He was " acting herein," says old...
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