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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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Once Upon a Time in Rhode Island

Katharine Pyle - Children's literature - 1914 - 204 pages
...make his people submit to the English, but this he refused to do. He was not afraid to die. He said: "I like it well; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said anything unworthy of myself." Philip, too, no longer cared to live. His tribe was scattered....
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Boys' Book of Indian Warriors and Heroic Indian Women

Edwin Legrand Sabin - Indians of North America - 1918 - 349 pages
...Oneka, son of Uncas. His father killed my father. Let Oneka kill me. He is a sachem." "You must die." "I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said anything of which Canonchet shall be ashamed." Even his enemies admired him. The English...
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The History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Volume 2

Thomas Williams Bicknell - Rhode Island - 1920
...of the love and fidelity of the Indian allies. Canonchet's last words on learning his sentence were, "I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft or I have spoken unworthy words." The historian Hubbard calls Canonchet "a most perfidious villain," "a...
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Events that Changed America Through the Seventeenth Century

John Findling - History - 2000 - 193 pages
...demand that he be executed. Before his death in front of an English firing squad, Canonchet asserted: "I like it well. I shall die before my heart is soft or I have said anything unworthy of myself." The colonial authorities also sold numerous captive Indians...
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Drakes Book of Indians

Samuel Gardner Drake - Social Science - 2001 - 448 pages
...of our own times says, "It may be pleasing to the reader to be informed" of the fate of Nanuntenoo! When it was announced to the noble chief that he must...SOFT, OR HAVE SAID ANY THING UNWORTHY OF MYSELF." With Nanuntenoo, fell into the hands of the English 43 others. I The author of the anonymous "Letters to...
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The North American Review, Volume 44

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1837
...answer." He was carried to Stonington, Ct. and sentenced to die. When told of his sentence, he said, " I like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I have said any thing unworthy of myself." He was shot under the eye of Dennison, at Stonington, and...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 2

English literature - 1809
...peace, but he refused : when informed that his death, in consequence, was determined, his answer was, ' I like it well ; I shall die before my heart is soft, or I shall have Spoken any thing unworthy of myself.' The most impressive circumstance in the course of...
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