When it is remembered that the Dutch (who first settled New York), the English, and the French, all gave appellations to the tribes that dwelt within the country which is the scene of this story, and that the Indians not only gave different names to their enemies, but frequently to themselves, the cause of the confusion will be understood.
As we believe this to be an appropriation of the name that has its origin with ourselves, the time has arrived, perhaps, when the fact should be frankly admitted.
Duquesne, eleven other Frenchmen, and some of their own chiefs, and marched up within view of our fort, with British and French colours flying; and having sent a summons to me, in his Britannick Majesty's name, to surrender the fort, I requested two days consideration, which was granted.
My footsteps have often been marked with blood, and therefore I can truly subscribe to its original name.
Oh, but his family name isn't Fairfax," said Jessie hastily; "that's his FIRST name, his Christian name.
Oh, my name it is Johnny from Pike, I'm h-ll on a spree or a strike" .
The merchants -- Pingree,Phillips, Shepard, Upton, Kimball, Bertram, Hunt -- these and many other names, which had such classic familiarity for my ear six months ago, -- these men of traffic, who seemed to occupy so important a position in the world -- how little time has it required to disconnect me from them all, not merely in act, but recollection It is with an effort that I recall the figures and appellations of these few.
The pavement round about the above-described edifice -- which we may as well name at once as the Custom-House of the port -- has grass enough growing in its chinks to show that it has not, of late days, been worn by any multitudinous resort of business.
So you must try to be contented with making your name boyish, and playing brother to us girls," said Beth, stroking the rough head with a hand that all the dish washing and dusting in the world could not make ungentle in its touch.
Her father called her `Little Miss Tranquility', and the name suited her excellently, for she seemed to live in a happy world of her own, only venturing out to meet the few whom she trusted and loved.
Their restless activity, like unto the beating of the wings of an imprisoned bird, had given him his name
This one, the name
of which doesn't appear, is in the Copan valley of Honduras, and "