The New London Magazine, Volume 2

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A. Hogg

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Page 458 - If a white man in travelling through our country, enters one of our cabins, we all treat him as I treat you; we dry him if he is wet, we warm him if he is cold, and give him meat and drink, that he may allay his...
Page 267 - ... him expire: he then divided the prize he had won among the widows whose husbands had been killed.
Page 457 - When any of them come into our towns, our people are apt to crowd round them, gaze upon them, and incommode them where they desire to be private: this they esteem great rudeness, and the effect of the want of instruction in the rules of civility and good manners.
Page 477 - ... having turned about to give his orders to the boats, he was stabbed in the back, and fell with his face into the water. On seeing him fall, the...
Page 485 - These pillars terminate towards the east by a sweep, thereby enclosing the chapel of Edward the Confessor in a kind of semicircle, and excluding all the rest. On the arches of the pillars are galleries of double columns, fifteen feet wide, covering the...
Page 297 - ... and, upon examination, found his pulse and the motion of his heart gradually returning: he began to breathe gently, and speak softly : we were all astonished to the last degree at this unexpected change, and after some further conversation with him, and among ourselves, went away fully satisfied as to all the particulars of this fact, but confounded and puzzled, and not able to form any rational scheme that might account for it.
Page 538 - Captain Clerke, conjecturing that he had brought the bones of Captain Cook, which proved to be the fact, went Himself in the pinnace, to receive them ; and ordered me to attend him in the cutter. When we arrived at the...
Page 297 - ... he was actually dead, and were just ready to leave him. This continued about half an hour. By nine o'clock in the morning, in autumn, as we were going away, we observed some motion about the body, and upon examination found his pulse and the motion of his heart gradually returning; he began to breathe gently, and speak softly.
Page 540 - There taught us how to live; and (oh! too high The price for knowledge) taught us how to die.
Page 543 - On the top of this rock grows a tree, called in the language of the ancient inhabitants, Garse, ie Sacred or Holy Tree, which for many years has been preserved sound, entire and fresh.

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