Yonnondio, Or Warriors Of The Genesee; Tale Of The Seventeenth Century by William Howe Cuyler Hosmer

Yonnondio, Or Warriors Of The Genesee; Tale Of The Seventeenth Century

byWilliam Howe Cuyler Hosmer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...green woods' leafy cope, On-yit-ha urged his warriors on: De Grai moved swiftly by his side, And near was Wun-nut-hay, their guide. Tripping like startled fawn. How sweetly fell the wan moonlight Upon the Huron camp that night, When the wild storm, its fury spent, Undarkened left the firmament! N How pleasantly the moonbeam shone "When died away the thunder-groan, And waves, in wrath that lately heaved, A glory from its light received; While forest on the shore, and hill, Were imaged in the water still, And vine and flower, that grew about, Gemmed by the rain, gave fragrance out! XXXVII. Made restless by his dampened bed, A waking warrior raised his head; Then, rising slowly to his feet, Looked on the Lake's unruffled sheet; Bright dimple on earth's chequered face, A radiant searl in emerald vase, And mirror meet for Naiad fair To look on when she plaits her hair! It lay a type of holy rest, And primal freshness wrapped its breast; Its surface, smooth as polished steel, Ploughed never by the wandering keel, Wind, water-fowl and falling shower Its playmates since creation's hour. XXXVIII. So picturesque, so calm a view, Beneath June-skies of cloudless blue, By tranquil charm might well have curbed The tumult of a soul disturbed; And yet that lonely warrior stood, With folded arms, in murky mood. Nervous at times, and scared he seemed As if of evil he had dreamed; In sleep some drear fore-warning heard, Dark curse, or death-denouncing word; And ill his eye of savage glare Comported with a scene so fair. She spurned me with forbidding brow; That proud one is my captive now!" He muttered low:--" what leaden weight Rests heavy on my heart of late 1 Have I not reason to rejoice In spite of that strange, mocking voice That...

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Title:Yonnondio, Or Warriors Of The Genesee; Tale Of The Seventeenth CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217656501

ISBN - 13:9780217656504

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