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ad hurried before him into the forest.
But, from the cowering flock, how could a father make a choice?
With gun in his hand, he now repels the assault, now cheers on the innocent group of little ones, as they rustle through the dried leaves and bushes, till all reach a shelter.
The Indians burned his home, and dashed his infant against a tree; and, after days of weary marches, Hannah Dustin and her nurse, with a boy from Worcester, find themselves on an island in the Merrimac, just above Concord, in a wigwam occupied by two Indian families.
The mother planned escape.
Where would you strike, said the boy, Samuel Leonardson, to his master, to kill instantly?
and the Indian told him where, and how to scalp.
At night, while the household slumbers, the captives, two women and a boy, each with a tomahawk, strike vigorously, and fleetly, and with wise division of labor,—and, of the twelve sleepers, ten lie dead; of one squaw the wound was not mortal; one child was spared from design.