Chingachgook


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Chingachgook

ever-devoted to Hawkeye. [Am. Lit.: The Last of the Mohicans]
See: Loyalty

Chingachgook

idealized noble Indian. [Am. Lit.: The Deers layer]
References in classic literature ?
"Even your traditions make the case in my favor, Chingachgook," he said, speaking in the tongue which was known to all the natives who formerly inhabited the country between the Hudson and the Potomac, and of which we shall give a free translation for the benefit of the reader; endeavoring, at the same time, to preserve some of the peculiarities, both of the individual and of the language.
But every story has its two sides; so I ask you, Chingachgook, what passed, according to the traditions of the red men, when our fathers first met?"
"And the current!" demanded the Indian, who expected his reply with that sort of interest that a man feels in the confirmation of testimony, at which he marvels even while he respects it; "the fathers of Chingachgook have not lied!"
At length Chingachgook turned his eyes slowly toward his son, and demanded:
What do you hear, Chingachgook? for to my ears the woods are dumb."
He was debating within himself the advisability of trying to find words to express this sentiment, when Mr Pickering, the modern Chingachgook, trod on another twig in the background and Elizabeth stopped abruptly with a little cry.
One of Fenimore Cooper's Indians--notably Chingachgook, if, which seemed incredible, that was really the man's name--would have crept up without a sound and heard what was being said and got in on the ground floor of whatever plot was being hatched.
He even mentioned Chingachgook. But Lady Wetherby would not listen.
What you have told your children, they will remember, and be good.” He paused a moment, and then, elevating himself with the grandeur of an Indian chief, he added: “If Chingachgook lives to travel toward the setting sun, after his tribe, and the Great Spirit carries him over the lakes and mountains with the breath of his body, he will tell his people the good talk he has heard; and they will believe him; for who can say that Mohegan has ever lied?”
If you mistrust what I am telling you, you can ask Chingachgook there, for I did it in the heart of the Delaware country, and the old man is knowing to the truth of every word I say.”
The gelding likes this venue and remains on a workable mark after edging out the useful Chingachgook at Haydock.
IT sometimes pays to look away from the leading meeting in the quest for a winner and we head to Doncaster this evening for our main bet CHINGACHGOOK.