Nipissing


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Nipissing

Lake. a lake in central Canada, in E Ontario between the Ottawa River and Georgian Bay. Area: 855 sq. km (330 sq. miles)
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We haven't been here a great while, you know, but we have got acquainted with all our neighbors but you.
There we'll hire bearers to take our stuff on until we can get mules.
Beyond Chicago we were under the protection of a friendly passenger conductor, who knew all about the country to which we were going and gave us a great deal of advice in exchange for our confidence.
He is said to be a Canadian too; and yet he served with our friends the Mohawks, who, as you know, are one of the six allied nations.
But for this short life of ours, one would like a house and a moderate garden-spot of one's own.
She didn't know--no one knew--how proud I had been to serve him and to stick to our terms; yet she nonetheless took the measure, I think, of the warning I now gave her.
But when a man's religion becomes really frantic; when it is a positive torment to him; and, in fine, makes this earth of ours an uncomfortable inn to lodge in; then I think it high time to take that individual aside and argue the point with him.
He vows and declares, Monsieur, that the other whale, the dried one, is far more deadly than the blasted one; in fine, Monsieur, he conjures us, as we value our lives, to cut loose from these fish.
And soon the dogs were all tearing down the field of young wheat next to ours.
Here is an historical figure whom all men reverence and love, whom some regard as divine; and who was one of us--who lived our life, and taught our doctrine.
Of course, I knew you never meant to sell any of our people,--least of all, to such a fellow.
What makes this duty the more urgent is that fact that the country so overrun is not our own, but ours is the invading army.