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Remarkable Infance of the surprising Resolution of a Canadian Chief. From 4

new Work lately published. A N Iroquois captain, of the can- whole village, no body daring to ap

1 ton of Onneyouth, chose rá. proach a man that was more than ther to expose himself to every thing, half burnt, and whose blood flowed than to disgrace himself by a flight, from all parts of his body, which he judged of dangerous con A false step which he made in fequence to the young people that striving to Mun a fire-brand that was were under his command. He fought thrown at him, left him once more a long time like a man who was re- to the mercy of his butchers; and I solved to die with his arms in his need not tell you that they made hands : but the Hurons, who oppor. him pay dear for the fright he had ed him, were resolved to take him just before put them in. After they alire, and he was taken. They made were tired with tormenting him, him get upon a sort of a stage, where they threw him into the midst of a they began to burn bim all over the great fire, and left him there, thinkbody without any mercy, and he ap- ing it impossible for him ever to rile peared at first as unconcerned as if up again. They were deceived ; he felt nothing. They knew not when they least thought of it, they any longer in what part they could saw him, armed with fire-brands, make him feel pain ; when one of run towards the village, as if he his executioners cut the skin of his would set it on fire. All the people head all round, and pulled it off were struck with terror, and no perwith great violence. The pain made fon had the courage to stop him : him drop down senseless ; they but as he came near the first cabin, thought him dead, and all the peo- a stick that was thrown between his ple went away: a little time after legs, threw him down, and they fell he recovered from his swoon; and upon him before he could rise: they seeing na person near him, he takes directly cut off his hands and feet, a fire brand in both his hands, and then rolled him upon some burnthough they were all over Aayed and ing coals ; and lastly, they threw burnt, recalls his executioners, and him under the trunk of a tree that dehes them to approach him. They was burning. Then all the village were affrighted at his resolution, came round him to enjoy the pleathey fent forth horrid cries, and fure of seeing him burn. The blood armed themselves, some with burn- which Aowed fsoin him almost exing fire-brands, others with red-hot tinguished the fire, and they were no irons, and fell upon him all together. longer afraid of his efforts : but yet He received them bravely, and made he made one more which astonised them retreat. The fire with which the boldeft: he crawled out upon he was surrounded, served him for his elbows and knees with a threatan intrenchment, and he made an- ening look, and a stoutness which other with the ladders that had been drove away the nearest ; more indeed used to get upon the scaffold; and from astonishment than fear ; for being thus fortified in his own fu- what harm could he do them in this Deral-pile, now become the theatre maimed condition? Some time after of his valour, and armed with the a Huron took him at an advantage, inftruments of his punim ment, he and cut off his head. was for some time the terror of a

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