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  • 1. The artful chief claimed that it was a celestial gift, sent to him by the god of war, and giving him a divine claim to the dominion of the earth. 🔊
  • 2. They often worked for months on a feather dress and when finished presented it to the particular Chief whose favour they desired. 🔊
  • 3. She stopped with her glance upon the old chief, and her eyes held something I had not seen in them before. 🔊
  • 4. The friendly chief insisted that I should become his blood-fellow, and stay with him a couple of days. 🔊
  • 5. Red Murdo answered nothing to his enraged chief, but perhaps made up for his silence by some hard thinking. 🔊
  • 6. Beside her rode the old chief, his blanket falling away from his withered body, his face expressionless and graven deep with wrinkles. 🔊
  • 7. The old Chief listened with inscrutable reserve, but his eyes gleamed with exultation and in his heart he rejoiced. 🔊
  • 8. With wild yells they came on, their march quickening to a run, each clan charging in a close compact body headed by its own chief. 🔊
  • 9. The butler, instead of being the easy chief of a large establishment, was now doing half the work of the house at probably half his former wages. 🔊
  • 10. In the streets the columns were forming; inside the house on that bed, from which he was never to rise again, lay the stricken chief. 🔊
  • 11. The central point of his policy was the murder of the smaller Prankish kings so that he might be the sole chief of the entire people. 🔊
  • 12. And the old chief, when he had listened awhile with his little bald monkey head cocked on one side, signed to be put down. 🔊
  • 13. It was whispered also that out in Africa he had a whole harem of his own; moreover, that he was some big chief or the other. 🔊
  • 14. The old chief came out of the council-house upon the hands of his good-natured sons-in-law, and he was full of tenderness and concern. 🔊
  • 15. They never have had a tribal chief, properly so called, while their many leading men could never command more than a small following. 🔊
  • 16. My young chief was once more my better here; he had only to be behind the counter to 'get across' as much as he liked, and in as few words. 🔊
  • 17. The beauty of the speaker produced a powerful effect upon the young and gallant chief to whom Thyra particularly addressed herself. 🔊
  • 18. To all these men from the fields and the hills Kosciuszko became not only an adored chief, but an equally beloved brother in arms. 🔊
  • 19. Each man is primarily responsible, not to the state, but to the head of his family or clan, who in turn answers for his family to the tribal chief. 🔊
  • 20. With awe and grief too deep for words, Rhoda obeyed the young chief's stern eyes. 🔊
  • 21. Major Lessard, who happens to be the big chief in this neck of the woods, seems to have developed a sudden grouch against him. 🔊
  • 22. As the scheme was unfolded, the war-scarred chief of the Mohawks saw that he was meant to serve under this youth of small experience. 🔊
  • 23. That very afternoon, the old Chief and several of his people brought their idols and cast them down at my feet beside the door of our house. 🔊
  • 24. The young Chippewayan began to tell his story; but the venerable chief arrested him before he had proceeded to speak ten words. 🔊
  • 25. He took a peculiar liking to the bronzed chief of the Six Nations and persuaded him to sit for his portrait. 🔊
  • 26. Then it had travelled on, and every thing had gone down before it-the chief and the brave, the medicine-man, the squaw, the papoose. 🔊
  • 27. The native chief said something in his rapid, unintelligible language, then turned, made a strange call, and began gesticulating violently. 🔊
  • 28. There had been, too, a great chief, whose blood was in his veins, and who had roamed through this land before Europe knew it. 🔊
  • 29. No American chief magistrate since Lincoln was ever so magnificently misunderstood, none so incorrigibly maligned. 🔊
  • 30. We saw the old Chief and his men planting themselves here and there to guard us, and the Natives prowling about armed and excited. 🔊
  • 31. The walls of this were covered with frescoes representing the feats of the founder of the church, who was either the father or grandfather of the present chief. 🔊
  • 32. The old Chief was particularly eager that this same aged lady, his wife Yauwaki, should be taught to read. 🔊
  • 33. The sharp eye of the old Indian chief was the first to detect a sign of the enemy, and, almost at the same moment, a gun was fired from the bushes. 🔊
  • 34. The first was a great cheer from the natives upon the hill, and which we could only conjecture was occasioned by the return unharmed of some favourite chief. 🔊
  • 35. Louis the Pious placed a native chief, Nomenoe, at the head of the province, and a long period of peace ensued. 🔊
  • 36. The old Chief followed next, then a number of fiery young men; then all the rest, single file, along the narrow path. 🔊
  • 37. Several of the chiefs and braves had given their opinions, and now all eyes were turned towards the spot where the great chief of all was seated, with a white-man beside him. 🔊
  • 38. The fierce chief started in amazement at the sight of him whom he supposed many a league from the spot, if not dead, but quickly recovered his stern and gloomy bearing. 🔊
  • 39. Their malice was further illustrated thus: they induced Kapuku, a young Chief, to go off to one of their vessels, promising him a present. 🔊
  • 40. But I praised the old Chief for what he had done, and hoped he and his people would come and worship Jehovah under his own roof-tree. 🔊
  • 41. Thorstein dwelt at Burg in Burg-firth; he was rich of fee, and a great chief, a wise man, meek and of measure in all wise. 🔊
  • 42. The great white chief found, when he came to Red River, a few families of Saulteaux whom we had permitted to hunt on our lands. 🔊
  • 43. With hopeless odds against him, the stubborn chief of the Ottawas kept up the struggle until the following year, but at last he was compelled to sue for peace. 🔊
  • 44. Maurel retorted that he was playing the part of a fierce barbarian chief who would not look, he thought, like a gilded butterfly, and that his notion was to look as ferocious as he could. 🔊
  • 45. Next day, a wild Chief followed me about for four hours with his loaded musket, and, though often directed towards me, God restrained his hand. 🔊
  • 46. It is said that a great chief is coming across from the big sea-water with many mighty braves and warriors, and much goods and presents for the Indians. 🔊
  • 47. Then, beginning with the old Chief, the twelve came forward, and I baptized them one by one according to the Presbyterian usage. 🔊
  • 48. The Indians were also fairly numerous, and were under the guidance of Little Turtle, a brave chief of the Miamis. 🔊
  • 49. I shall then be military chief, and civil governor, too, as far as that part of the valley is concerned, and shall have enough on my hands, as you may suppose. 🔊
  • 50. The principal chief of the Arikkaras, when they retired from the Missouri, was called Starapat (the little hawk, with bloody claws). 🔊

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