Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains: Under the Direction of the A.B.C.F.M. Performed in the Years 1835, '36, and '37

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159 페이지 - Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church...
79 페이지 - I will relate an occurrence which took place near evening, as a specimen of mountain life. A hunter, who goes technically by the name of the great bully of the mountains, mounted his horse with a loaded rifle, and challenged any Frenchman, American, Spaniard, or Dutchman, to fight him in single combat. Kit Carson, an American, told him if he wished to die, he would accept the challenge.
76 페이지 - It was a difficult operation, because the arrow was hooked at the point by striking a large bone, and a cartilaginous substance had grown around it. The Doctor pursued the operation with great self-possession and perseverance; and his patient manifested equal firmness. The Indians looked on meanwhile, with countenances indicating wonder, and in their own peculiar manner expressed great astonishment when it was extracted.
97 페이지 - ... arranged in rows, through the length of the building, upon their knees, with a narrow space in the middle, lengthwise, resembling an aisle. The whole area within was carpeted with their dressed skins, and they were all attired in their best.
223 페이지 - These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens...
73 페이지 - ... journey. Though there are some elevations and depressions in this valley, yet, comparatively speaking, it is level. There would be no difficulty in the way of constructing a railroad from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean."— Parker's Journal, p.
98 페이지 - They all continued in their kneeling position during singing and prayer, and when I closed prayer with Amen, they all said what was equivalent in their language, to Amen. And when I commenced sermon, they sunk back upon their heels.
222 페이지 - God said on the fifth day, let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life. But the term" moving creature" does not necessarily imply locomotion..
86 페이지 - Flax is a spontaneous production of this country. In every thing, except that it is perennial, it resembles the flax which is cultivated in the United States — the stalk, the bowl, the seed, the blue flower, closed in the day time and open in the evening and morning. The Indians use it for making fishing nets.
216 페이지 - For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house, hath more honour than the house. 4 For every house is builded by some man; but he that built all things is God.

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