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A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
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Afterwards we proceeded on to Kentucky River without opposition; and on the first day of April began to erect the fort of Boonsborough at a salt lick, about sixty yards from the river, on the S. side.
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All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.
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Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
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During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.
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Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is.
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Here let me observe, that for some time we had experienced the most uncomfortable weather as a prelibation of our future sufferings.
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I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
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I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.
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I kindled a fire near a fountain of sweet water, and feasted on the loin of a buck, which a few hours before I had killed.
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I settled my family in Boonsborough once more; and shortly after, on the sixth day of October 1780, I went in company with my brother to the Blue Licks; and, on our return home, we were fired upon by a party of Indians.
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I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.
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In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy.
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In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners.
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In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger and death.
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In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River.
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Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
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May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!
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Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.
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Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight.
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On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two.
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One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
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Soon after this, my companion in captivity, John Stewart, was killed by the savages, and the man that came with my brother returned home by himself.
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Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
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The buffalo were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browzing on the leaves of the cane, or cropping the herbage on those extensive plains, fearless, because ignorant, of the violence of man.
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The idea of a beloved wife and family, and their anxiety upon the account of my absence and exposed situation, made sensible impressions on my heart.
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The Indians had spies out viewing our movements, and were greatly alarmed with our increase in number and fortifications.
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The Indians left my men in captivity with the British at Detroit, and on the tenth day of April brought me towards Old Chelicothe, where we arrived on the twenty-fifth day of the same month.
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The Indians plundered us of what we had, and kept us in confinement seven days, treating us with common savage usage.
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Two darling sons, and a brother, have I lost by savage hands, which have also taken from me forty valuable horses, and abundance of cattle.
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We continued not in a state of indolence, but hunted every day, and prepared a little cottage to defend us from the winter storms.
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We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.
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