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" You always told us that you would never draw your foot off British ground; but now, Father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry to see our father doing so without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat animal that carries... "
The History of the War, Between the United States and Great-Britain, which ... - Page 229
1815 - 402 pages
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Early American Indian History, Volume 2

Benjamin Bussey Thatcher - Indians of North America - 1916 - 370 pages
...you represent him : You always told us you would never draw your foot off British ground. But now, father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry...enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat dog, that carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted, it drops it between its legs and runs...
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Boys' Book of Indian Warriors and Heroic Indian Women

Edwin Legrand Sabin - Indians of North America - 1918 - 376 pages
...that was your wish. You always told us you would never draw your foot off British ground. But now, father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry...without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's action to a fat dog, that carries its tail upon its back, but when frightened, drops it between its...
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The Life of James Monroe

George Morgan - Presidents - 1921 - 506 pages
...such disasters as Fort Mims and Raisin River. But Proctor was skulking away and Tecumseh likened him to "a fat animal that carries its tail upon its back, but when affrighted it drops it between its legs and runs off." Harrison overtook Proctor near Moraviantown on the River...
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Michigan History Magazine, Volume 8

Michigan - 1924 - 672 pages
...his intentions are. You always told us you would never draw your foot off British ground. But now, Father, we see you are drawing back, and we are sorry...enemy. We must compare our Father's conduct to a fat dog that carried its tail upon its back, but when affrighted, it drops it between its legs and runs...
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History of Ohio, Volume 1

Charles Burleigh Galbreath - History - 1925 - 780 pages
...told us you never could draw your foot off British ground ; but now, father, we see you drawing back without seeing the enemy. We must compare our father's conduct to a fat animal that carries his tail on his back, but when affrighted, drops it between his legs and runs off." The battle brought...
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Dictionary of American Biography: Steward-Trowbridge

United States - 1936 - 678 pages
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Tecumseh and His Times: The Story of a Great Indian

John Milton Oskison - Canada History 1763-1840 - 1938 - 266 pages
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Lake Erie

Harlan Hatcher - Erie, Lake - 1945 - 450 pages
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