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Caron, Viel, Sa- Chap. XX.} gard—had labored for years as missionaries in Upper Canada, or made their way to the neutral Huron tribe 1626. that dwelt on the waters of the Niagara. After the Canada company had been suppressed, 1622. and their iow the first to bear it through the villages of the Mohawks. From the Falls of St. Mary he had repaired to the June 13. Huron missions, and thence, with the escort of Ahasistari and other Huron braves, he descended by the Ottawa and St. Lawrence tnt. Brebeuf was set apart on a scaffold, and, in the midst of every outrage, rebuked his persecutors, and encouraged his Huron converts. They cut his lower lip and his nose; applied burning torches to his body; burned his gums, and thrust hot ironland of the Onondagas; and, though the attempt excited the jealousy of the Mohawks, whose war chiefs, in their hunt after Huron fugitives, still roamed even to the Isle of Orleans, a company of fifty Frenchmen embarked for Onondaga. 1656. May 7. Di
ord historical evidence of any connection. The human voice articulates hardly twenty distinct, primitive sounds or letters: would it not be strange, then, were there no accidental resemblances? Of all European languages, the Greek is the most flexible; and it is that which most easily furnishes roots analogous to those of America. Not one clear coincidence has been traced beyond accident. Hard by Pamlico Sound dwelt, and apparently had dwelt for centuries, branches of the Algonquin, the Huron-Iroquois, and the Catawba families. But though Chap XXII.} these nations were in the same state of civilization, were mingled by wars and captures, by embassies and alliances; though they had a common character in the organization of their language, as well as in their customs, government, and pursuits; yet each was found employing a language of its own. If resemblances cannot be traced between two families that have dwelt side by side apparently for centuries, who will hope to recover the
II. 229. Hartford, II. 283. Harvard College founded, I. 459. Harvey, John, I. 197. Impeached, 201. Haverhill massacre, II. 215. Haynes, John, I. 362. Hennepin, Father, II. 163. His false-hood, 202. Higginson, Francis, I. 346. Highlanders in Georgia, II. 427. History, its criterion, II. 397. A science, 398. The record of God's providence, 399. Hooker, Thomas, character of, I. 363. Hooper, the martyr, I. 280. Howard, of Effingham, II. 249. Hudson's Bay, I. 12, 82; II. 270; II. 180. Hudson, Henry, II. 264. In the North River, 266. Last voyage of, 270. Death, 271. Huguenots in Canada, I. 28. In Florida, 64. In South Carolina, II. 174. In New Netherlands, 302. Hunter, Robert, III. 64. Hurons, I. 29; II. 121. Receive missions, 123. Their war with the Five Nations, III. 138. Huron-Iroquois tribes, III. 243. Hutchinson, Anne, I. 388. Exiled, 391. Death, 394; II. 290. Hyde, Edward, Lord Cornbury, III. 48. Character, 60.
Wesley, John and Charles, III. 428. West, Francis, I. 196. Weymouth explores the coast, I. 114. Whalley, Edward, II. 34. Wheelwright, John, I. 388. Removes to Piscataqua, 392. Whitaker, the apostle of Virginia, I. 144. Whitefield, George, III. 429. Apologist of slavery, 448. Wickliffe, a benefactor to America, II. 458. Wilford, Thomas, II. 230. Williams, Eunice, III. 213. Williams, Roger, I. 367. His exile, 377. Plants Providence, 379. His character, 380. William and Mary College founded, III. 25. William of Orange, III. 2. His policy triumphant, 227. False to the liberty of the seas, 230. Willoughby's voyage, I. 70. Wilson climbs a tree to preach, I. 389. Wingfield engages in colonization, I. 118, 127. Winnebagoes, III. 243. Wisconsin, Jesuits in, III. 155. Witchcraft in Massachusetts, III. 72. In Salem, 84. Executions for, 88, 93 Loses its terror, 97. Wyandots. See Huron-Iroquois. Wyatt's administration, I. 178.