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THE TORY'S GUARD.
ny :;evton ji. cum is.
CIIAI'TKIt VII.
Mervnli! mnl .f.u-.iti prc onrly n
siir mi ilic iniiriiinii ol'ilicir (iiii"inpl;iii'il
I'XOIir.iinn ln Srllnlliiric. J.'U'lili prc.
r ivil ilicir iiiiiriiin inc.il, hchirc hi annip. j u hites, nud nctifly ns iiiany Mt liinvlcs. i lullv serrHdd llio hoat aiid pnj-licd liir
hi? ciiuiriiili'8. iimi liml likprti-i' hf.-inu-' caiiic intn viow a few rnds tti lliecast ol'jwaitl to t In MsitlL'incnt un I'oot. Tlicy
cil ii iiomlly ipMiiiiiy nf prm i'iiiIit in ihc v licio tho sldll' w. s hiii". Mcie I Iiey wcrc jovoiihly icci'ivcd hy llii; iiiliiiliitants,
sImII', to 3iTt: iliciii iin iii'u.is'nin.il luiiiilu'i.ii j'.ill hulit'd, scciiiinf to nntci'iain a pimil.-iV jyct ihcy fntiiid llicm in tho jjiL'titest statu
mi tiii'ir wiy. AI'iit ihi lircnl,l',ipt w .im'hii- , opinion w iih .lacnli.iii icgiud (n rntiiia.fi'r 1 ol'a'ai in, niul iii mi inciiliny c.'(;i'laliiin
f.ludi'il, lni c.iilli'il iin- lun r.iniici wlio li.nl llit'V iininc'iliiiti'ly s-cuti'd lln niRclvcs upon jnfnn a'.tnck fn m thc lndians atnl totics.
ri'iiniiuiil lichinil I j ii:-Ui Iiiiii in tlu- I'nrc llio "itnind nnd lu'can to ovoilinnl Ihtii'i'Ihc wi.nicn nnd ehihlrcn wlmo plni'id
nl itltTMili', liclnrc Iiiiii, iii ordor, ns lu
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n.ini, iniii u 1 1 1 r- niiMiii. iiiiu. j iiiui nm yai (is, pcntii.tis wcio poMi'U III
IJ s ! ' i. J ii'nli, u iih a lnuk of pcp.n-1 'I'his liand nppciii i'd to lic nndcr tliu j Ihc foir.st around tlinn in dilloi i'iit dircc
I ir ciirnc.-iiic , "I iiiii mi 'ih' in ! c tiniic i coininiind ol an i d nnd luv.ivilv motild-1 lions, aiid cvoiy thinir ihat conld oi niiil)-f-iion
iiini', niul lnr jnur Mili-ty n wcll tn. cd n an, wl o issncd his coiiiinaiuK in a ito to a vijriu'oug inid dotonnini d do
iii) iiiliirntiiiinii, I unni Mni in kcrp np Ulioi t pt.Ti'inptoi'y louo, ai d wlio pni a- lc'nro was phtucd in suinc comonioiit sit-
,tp il Mri'.iiiii-pi'iMiuii. 1 il.iii I llnnN nn pau in. iii iih iiicn, wiilii pailnliin;: nl
tho Imll, ih it Mni'illii'itci'plci'p in iht ciiliin! i'oo l, in filooiny icsoro. ') ho Mnhnuk
nl nll It ain't cold, nnd thov inny ho ' ti'Tmi s cii' hi'adcd liy n hcay lcatuf
toi ios niiiiiml. 1 diin't think it Iinrdly ' "l hiill'-liicod, in uliosi; oyo tliu lunco
natitral in ihat Vau l.oau iiian, lolei ol'.iii linndicd dc ils m i tncil ront'ciitiat
nio nwav fniin tliis couuti-v wilhont a hit ! cd. 'i'hoio appcan d to hc hut litllo di-
ofciidonvoi' to ny hal lio nwcs, ntnv
I'm d d il' I dii; nnd on'tl I'ccl n lilllc
slionlicd, if 011 should ihiincc 10 ho shol
I'op ino! Thoii'l' to ymi'd hoticr pui i tn
"II vonr lialtiK af'iic ditilc, nnd lav oluc.
riini'.snll!'
Tho un'ii prnnii'.-cd nhcdioncc, nnd .In
ii)l) nnd Mi'i'ialu wci o s-nmi on ihcir uny
ihnui tt.o t ivor. It ns ii !iii imis 111 ru
itiif ; llii' hn ils sanij yuci'tlv I'nniilho dicp
ni'h l'.'lia-o of 1I10 linost; llio air as lill
"d wiih tlu' porfniiiof- nf nn linndicd
difi'ci'cnt wild lloucis, ni d slidt Iting fai
iva hol'oio Ihoin, :tsii lniht lii.c nl
viiti-r, a- siniiulli nnd niii idlloil a? thtl
ihovo thcin Jtii'nli 1,-ilioicd at tho 1 nis,
vhili-Woiviilo sat in Ihn ttcin nfiho lil
h' hoat. driiikiiiir m ti o inati hl' hciinty
if th.' si'i-no, nnd lliinl; n nl' Aliec V:m
!,onii. Eu 11 Jticoli l.iniiill was miimI.K
'i.iirhcd l) tho fiplctidiil irw iihi.nt hini
rlo 10II01I iiis ois fmiii sido to sidi'.
;n.'!ij; np il Ihu lnll '(idtint l-ill- iti oi.li
i' -ido of I'ini, wiih lips'paiit'il 1111 1 nn.s
1 ils I'Alondril, iimi inm 0 than nncc l;i
oiitfoil dippitti liis (niTs, ih iiotno ncv
ii'tuio in Ihc litiiy pio-pi'it pio- nnd il
oll'to hi-isi n, llulinally tiddiostt!
'on!o in iclnticti to thc s'oinciy niotnin
iim.
'1 K.ll iiov. Ilcjjgy. tlint llii i-n vnpl
i ilh. Now S' iiiij f Iks ptclciid to snv
lial woiiinn istlic .nciiicsi Ii at of (ji il'i
1 lun.niship, lnii ixi'jrirv, it nin't so, ih
'iiy. If tlmy i.- nnv hot lu ih" I.oid'.
liifi, it's tliH iiiah 1I1. 1 v 0 livc nn. I'u
con a n n d dfiil n't, H'lj; ,and I knnw
t s ifrctil."
'It is indecd n licautiful woild,' to'lic('
lo.alo.
'IJuiilil'iil !" cxclaiini'd Jacoh. n stroni
vpi cs-inn nf o. nli inpt upnn lns .'nniicl
oninii s. 'Go way u'i h yoiir iu ;,ill
aan; I i-ny il iirn t lun t'n'ul, il'.s nt.t, il.-
a glny. it's I'it.;! It'- ilc so a pnipnsi
mi, It hhnu . ihat ilii'ie'.-. si mc m.c n
ihtcncc thtn's g t 11 111 "Ittii r tu 111 iimi
iOnijii' llio 'Ihiid, .St.ino Spiiii lliii.
v. 11 tho 1 3 1 1 i 1 1 1 v 11 imiii eli a 11 s-1 1 licy.'
'Tliat's ti 110 cinnili,' stiid Moi valo.
'Tinc ns (iciich!,' lopliid Jiionl), 'ani
'II Iiocih'iI il'l'd ho ii 1017 jtist on llin:
I'COIIIlt.'
'li sor'cncpii cd PtJcrvnlo.
'f'aiiM! it's blnsphi'im no n idcli
ai'V I 1110 .11,' siid ,!ncnli. '1 aij-y thai
in iiian oiin wiii.ship :i luiniiiii liciu' ti'
hoso iiicn, call'd t. ticH, wiifhii Gcor-jo
lith'Mii lioin' idnlaliniH. L' n 'oin.llii'i
nilil to ho si'iit tillio iniisimiai'y sOcioty
n not oivili'.cd!'
J iroii c.iiiitiiuiod lo diaw pngo conolii
d"iis .ind aij-iiini'iits fioin aliin pl t n
Uu'x thnt itiiiiictcd hisattcu iun, and tlu
'inisoipii'iiro was, th t llioir vuy iu pro
:oi'dcd hut sl iwly. Oncfi or t''ieo Mor
I'ii'c voiil.iii'd a'liint t Itat lln'V !;hmild iii
no lat'' at ilicir .lauo ofdoii ination. hu
'acnh paid nn iiiiiiiiot nf iilli'iilion to liim
liirclv ii'iniiikiii1' at ono t i m -, thnt Ik
vns 'dotoi iiiiiicd to aiity his puint otit, i:
lu- dev il I'oThid hini '
Almiil tcn o'cli t-U tlioy icrclicdn placc
vhci i'lho tim'T iis iiiiicd n Inltr-lilic l-riu,
.dioiiiin;' for s titc dihtanco into tlic iccn
."inost on oi licr Fido. lion inj to ihc
nhoioon llio s ntliorn sido, Jocoli nn
aiimiiiood his dclcTminiili' n ol lial iuy lonir
onoii h to pnitnliu of his Inni licon. As
thov had hiciikl'ist caily, Mcivalc ws no
way disiiioliiicd t jiiinx him m tliis op
ci'iition, ai d tlioy,l)iiUi iiociuilinly ucnt
nshoTO, nnd JiiO' Ii a pTocccdiii',' lo iin
mll lii-s ratiniis iVnui tiio oloth in 'uliich
ihny wcro cnvclopcd, wlien a Konlid in
llio dilant foicbt catilit his o ip, and ho
coiiscd his ocoiipation. Ilc Ii tcncd I'ot
soini tiiiii!. and tln'ii irirtiii itpmi his I'oci,
hc tiirncd to Mci v.- h' nnd siiid
'I mtcHS o nioii;ht us mcII dcny thn
skill'intn tho fp.y hcic, and Ihrow a little
IiiihIi i.vcr it, nnd thcii liidc.'
'Whv so!' ciKpinod Mcfvalo, who had
likowi-t! assnniid ii siai dit g pos ttic.
'Vou'il scc. 1 fiiicss;' said Jncoli.stnnp
ing tn di'p 'Sit his .ro Hiniis npi n tho
(iMinnl, and thcn pnici'cdin towatds thc
skilK 'Coiiio lotV ho livoly.'
Piji'i'vnlo pv ccidi'd to nsi-ist hini in
liauliiij up Ihofikili'. but ci o tlicy had ai:
onmplislii d thcir tnsk, a lotid. 1 iii-i jji
tho fnfc'st cau-od holh nf tlU'in lirdobist.1
' 'V(5 iifii-t lcli 'llio filtiil' it(i, and looiv
bn.tj'or, ourscjvcs,' siitl Jaooli, hmkin,'; a-
ioiyid him in nll uu conotis lor n pl ici)-in tcain ull ovt;p l'ni nn srnall bcor lly n rTlin ilnnrs of ihc. fort wcro cnniposcd nf
wln'h lo sccrcio liimx If. Just across ilic c,IHi(0,i,li. of d d ilit!' , lip.n y onkeu plank, aiid nitainst llicm Bui
arni oftho rivor wns n lnrgu pilc ol'dVicdj ...Can ;,ilniittcd thctruth ofthc ran- lcr dirooied nll his s,trcn(iilr-nd-iin;rimii.y.
hnish, n'hich'caiiglit tlmoyc of tho raii- c,,i9 nsrt,irtifin, and tlicy cmicludod thcir lA liiilf'dnzcn -inps wcro 'ur.cfjiintly plny
ge.r, and oxcluttncdi 'C'otne Ucj-gy, il'll ,., n.E-Uunttn. Aftcr-'it was cnmploicd iur upon tlicia wi i hoti t , hilt thnt-c within,
vct yoUr Ifcculic3,-liut itcan't hb ltolicd .jjnj j,100, i,aj Rathuri:d ttp and siictircd Jk.hV the illtpr fut'dity of nl ntli-inpts t,i
wo nm.t get lothat brush hcap,' I thc fragmenta' tlicy rccrossed tho bay, Iblock up the passasc; in caso the fioot
I'l'coilom of IiKiuiry ntiil
Wiilmui (iilhtir udo, Ilic nwy.pr, liold-1 niul wcro nvo mnro iidnnt in llio sitifl',
112 his til!u iii mic IiiiikI iind liis jn o is-1 .Tticoli incn lv mi infj tliiti it wtis lotlun'iic
ions iii iim ctlicf, (liti-lii d intn ilic t-ln nm , ,1ml iIm-v Ima t.ilicn Vnn Limii's slcill', in
I llouuil Uy Wurvnlc. 'J'lic vvntcM- was Ktt'iid t' thc otic Im luul olitnincd liom
lnit abniii thrci! I(.'i;t ducp, uiid sdiiic ! .Inlinsnn's moii. 'Cnso,' Miid Iks. thiy
IWL'iity op thiilv- luoiid, iind lliry sm ii Miudn'l liiiinv'd t his sliifl',' wu niig'lit hno
icncl.td Iim i.'n Filosn'o in uilit.v, rtul a iiniiiiiigo!' Jncob dii-er.lcd his .(i(r
tl.cii ciiiit'i'iikd ilioii.s'clie.i ln.-iiriitli llm ti. ihc ti(iil..uin slmrc. nud lliuu vinrotis
lii'ii) nl Iu'iikIi. Tl cy s.iin lit'tii'd thc ly p:ii'd his (Kirs 'J hoy worc notlori" in
lfiiiiiilinp (iriiiiiuy iiicn in tliu wonds.nnd , iin-i ing al thc cnnlltn'mio of Ihc h'ciiii
in :i I'liw ininiit(.'fl soiiu! tlnrlv or l'oi"y ' liuiic ciculi nnd Molm li.wlu'ii thnv riiii!-
, ski'os, ns il tu supply tliu w.inis ol tia -
r
llillllO
niiiiinii; trlicT whHc i r unliu'S,
Iot tho inci i in cnt ofinilitin iiicn, (for
sinoli tlicy sci'incd to ho,) was lcinl iind
hoistcii us, iinil icccivcn no chcuk ficin
ihcir taciliiTii lcadcr.
AI'tcT thcir icpasl was concliidcdonio
i f llio soldicis piooccdcd to ,-tray ahmit
llio !b:c.-t, in thc iuiu.cif ;ite viciniiy ol
Ihcir linlnii!' I'l'oiind, uhil.-t ci lni -1
slntrhid ilu ius-i'lvcs iit full l"iilli upon
llio -rouiid, i Ii ilicir hcads plnocd upnn
thcir kniipsitlts, srcuiing dcici tuiin d to
ii-si hilc i II ihniiis wcio pio iiitnis.
Scnm !-i. or cijht ofll.o stii.llci'h uau
i!ci i d in thc dii ccli'ii of llio aim or hay
hofnrc incnti' ncd, iicd ont! of tiii ui cs-ji--inr
thc skil)' .o cnt lo au cj ctilalinii
m l ioh utli ui.'lcd thc I'.llcnlii'ii ofliw c ihii
ttii's tn thc saiuc ohjoi-t. Tlicy wcio suuti
U i ' 1 1 - c I in a jipoup upnn tho slun c.spco
u'niiuL' upmi tho piohiihlc uu nus hy
nhich iho .-ki(f ciiiiio in thnt placc, and i'u
iv.llt! titleianro lo aii' us c iuj ctliics a
lo uho its (n.'ciipanls had boen, wlicnoiio
uho had la-'i'cd hchiiid ln.i ooinrads
i iimi' up, uuil M.ciii': ihc ,-lud'. c.wlaiincd,
'I knnw ihnt hciit ; tliiit's Viin LniiiiV
limit. 1 ci.iilil si(itr In it in any plaio '
IIow thodixil i" mc Vanl.iaii'h lx.nl
hcior' at-ki d ihc hio or tluoc iii nncc.
I'lohnlily ihcy nm hiiiilin iu iho fnr-fr-t
lict ciitK.iits, ' icplicd iho imlivid al
Im luiil spokcii (irst. Tlicy liavc hnul
cd up Iho hkilf hci o, lo lcinaiii unlil ihcy
.110. icilin lo ICtnlll.'
'W'linl trai k is ihisr' cricd anotlicr
to. pii.jr ilnn nud ii;wii'g tho soft oi.ilh
iiciir ihcshoic.
It's tli- print of a siono-hoat.you fool!'
ins'.icrcd tlu cniniadc.
'U hat thc dcil wmild ; flnnc-hont dn
lictor' ashid ihc slunpini; pi i.-nn.
Etainily' v. I r.t a Id l! ( .Nchi'n.t d ann
hcr, iiud iu a fcw uiniuciils iho white
jrniip wctc ii''ing llio print of Jacoli'&
ii iity Imi i.
'i hc iiiau thct cnri ics Ihiit licol can
wilk uu
i atcr!' ci it.d unc ofilic mili'ia-
.11011.
'IIow thc ('cil nm l:c
g( t ilitxtili thc
wiiikH: lliipilli (I iiliiitucr.
A Imul laiijih iit th:s inlcrnigatcry is-
ih d I'miii :i di i'.cn tnoiiths, and tlcn, a
Isiilisfid wiililhi! i l).--or iiiinns tlint Ind
con uiiidc, tlio kniit tcpauitid nnd ic
,iiincd thcir cniuri'.ds. 'ihcy wcio khhh
i!aiii uiid(!r ,.nns, and iiltcr a hiicf mii
.cy of tho lincs.thc laoit'.'tii londcr jjiivc
oilh iho oidi'i' lo in il cii, iind tho wlmlc
innd slaitcd ofi'iu thc diicctiuti oi' Sclio
liiiic. ftlervalo and Japoli coiui,,u( d in ihcir
''idin pluuu for a li.ll liall 'hiiiir al'toi
hoy luul dcpiii'tcd h'tiinc tht.'y dniCrcci)
Inonh nsth(! lirsi tncrnwl lioin hcnciith
'Iii! Iti us-li, wi.cn, s-tri tchii g IiuiipcII' tn
iii' I'ii.I hciit, nnd ;muii nncn or
iwicc, ho iijni.i scnlcd hutisclf upou llm
V' nud iimi ooolly proci cd(.'ii to iinroll
iiis pri isioiis. At'lcr ho Iind Ii-i';nul
iiis limd upnn tlic rmmd iu a iiiaiiucr
ihat i-'iiiled hi- laticy, Im tiirncd tn iMor
v.,lc and said,
'Soiiu! i f tlicin chnps wiis dclaiinincd
Im iiicrry al llio oxpciHo of my fuot;
narn't tlicy, Kcji'iy, ch:'
Wiilnuil iiny iMcrvtili! tinic lo rcply
tn liis ipicsti' ii, Im ('oiitiiiiicd,
'llc.lhiiit it wa ihc piii.t of a stonc-
lioal; hnw! hnw! I.aw! D n mc
hut
hc'd tliiuk 'tas thc huH ccnd of duatli.
if ii slioiild cci it luul ol tlic hiud pait
uf lns tiniiscisl'
'Vou htno a litt'o pride, I soc, Jacoh,
ns well aslho icst nl'ii.o voild,' icspund
cd Morviilc, liui'iliini.
'Piidcl' said .Incoli, liis chccks distoit
cd wiih cold vcnisoii, at thc s.'ium limc
:liiiiciii: coinphiciiiilly nt Iiiiii ol, whioh
wiis Iumiii" onrclcssly upon tho fjniund
'V
I hiin'l
a lut, bnl ihui Jlr f
Mcnac itsd d onjiiicrous tn lidiculc
n innn's paisiin, whcn ho's ji't as llio Loi d
uiailo liim.' '
'Tnie, Iml it's thc fato of war;' i cplicd
Mci'viilo. Inilf Bri-iniis.lv.
Jncob v:ib iust rlcvntinjr a lni"o slicc
oriirou'ii hrcnd to his iuouili, hut it ccas
cd it's tipward iiii.ti'.ti nud c.iuio to a halt
ns Im icplicd, ' ' '
'Tlr fato of irny, Rpcpy!. VVIiy d n
mc, 1 h'livc yi'iir lnvo sirk. No sir( n'a
iKM'.nt of n.waitiur ln rcdictilo a uiiin!.
, i. t , ......
,1(,n .,, hlst. lcniciuhciir, tlinl 1'iii ii I
iiMisnn. ;nnw i vc I'nt n in- nnt. tiiit
tho I'oivci' of thc IV'iiplc.
1 vilhiu thc foi t
t, Ihc cattlc hoi'o diion np
....... . ... .1 . l .
iintton.
Jacoh nnd IWcrvalo dcinilcd thcir
incotiii'j wiih ihc mi itiamcn and Mo
I'ituks in llio wond, and llio faot of thcir
cniitiniiiii ihcir itinroh in nn castcin di
icclinn si'cincd tn coi.lirin ihe fcars and
snspi'-ions of llio in'ialiilanis of SoIid
IiiiTiO. Snnii alicr sniidiHin al! sntilit
I Cillf-C tu
llll! hHt, UllK.il, lilllmilirli nnt
luiilt in iiny scicnlilii: forin, w.is sul
licientlv lii'gc nud tccino nainst llio at
I ick ol'any nnop dos-titii o ol'ailillory.
.liicoh fniiuil liis inoii iiiixiniH Im his arri
val, iind iliipatiout to ho lcd-aainst tho
Iim. Ki.ii iiion had hccn nnwciirn d in his
iiitcnti iih ln tlioiT disciplinc nnd praitico
in tlio lcw tnctirs Iiicn m vcgiu: iuiioiis
Ilic mi ilii nf iho Innd, nnd llm lind-nid
hiiu, in a vi-ahlo iinpnncnictit i'ur thc la
Imr hcslnwi d.
In tho uvciiing a consiillatinti was odl
cd iu tho liut hv tho chicf incn nf tho
soltleuii'iit, aiid Jacoh nnd IMorvalu wcic
calhd upi'ii to patlicipnto in thcir dclih
craliiiin A plnn of dofeuco was njjiccd
upnn iu ciipcthey .sliould hc niluckcd nnd
a- Iho sctth'tH wcio ucll nwiiio th:it llicv
could c..cct no iiicrcy li'oiii ihc snva.es,
and scarco i.ny fioiullii' toiics, it as dc
iCTinincd tn (ij-ln uulil thc last. Aflor tho
oiiclusii n ( f iim ojiisttltalion, ihc gim.'
nud aii'iiiiini iou of .-il wcro lioKclv in
spn tid. aiid all l.mtlm culiiicls on dtny
ictiicd tn icsl.
Ail v.ns silriit and iiiiilisiinlicd un'il
iui(liiilil, whcn tho sciitincl station far-llic.-t
in tho foicst lo tho west of t lu M't
h incnl. di.-chaii-cd his imiii . iind liaftih
icli o. ti d tnunnlrf tho fmt. 'Iho alaim
ooii spicinl, nud in a short liiuc ovory
iniin iu ihc fnit w.is nndor arins iropni(d
I'nr halllc. Tlicy wi ic not Innj iu t.pcc
1 11 1 tntl , for a fcw liii incillS nl'tcr Ihc S-cnti-hcl
who irinc tlio u'iiiin had ctiicn d Ihc
f it, t Iit ttimps sc( n hy Jin oli nnd j' t
mi!o in Ihc iii'i nin, witha strnn icim
forccincnt lluit luul jninod tlicin ou thc
ua ii iidc thoii ap cniiincc iiccniupaiiicil
In tlo Miliawk-. As sonn a-tlicy hcic
iliscn cn d a huist of linriorcsoapcd frniu
II. (! lip- of sc.cral iu Iho Iml, iimi Ihc
liiinics of 'Hiaut" .and "Hullcr," wcic
xhispcii'd fi (iu car tn iar. lt wsiudccd
thnso itilhlcss iiiaiuiidci!', wlio cniiliniicil
duriii'f Ihc rcvoliiiioiiary war to hcnp
mnro cdiiiui upou thcir hcads ihan i ri
hcforc Ii II tn tho Iot of individuals I.kc
tll(!'ll( K'CS, tllllt W'OTO llli'l'cllill ' IH'W tn
thc iitlac.k of Scliohai ic Tlicy had hccn
stmnglv K.'iiiforci d hy n dctachinciit .ccut
on hy Johnson lo ennporntc with llicm,
ii d I'aiitinj: for hlood and i c vi iige upmi
Ihcir whiir nciglihors, had approachcd llii!
(loniui (1 plilCC.
Thc nniiif nf lluilor and Brant srcincd
to str.kc a chill to thc hcatt ol cvcry oc
oiipntil of tho foit, nud thc inaiaudcrs
..-.cic:pcrinit.cd lo 'ippronoh closc iuider
thc w dls, oio a jui was di-cliai'.'i!(l.
ludccd Hutlcr llillcicd hiuisclf that a
hlm dlcss iiiory aunitcd hini. hut Jacoh
Diish, wlio fitond in Ilic lino of incn with
in llm fmt, scciiiii tho ii rcsnlnlicn nfihc.
Icndc',!', nicd in a voicc of lhuiidi'r,'fuo!'
Jn-i ut thal inoiiiciit u itillspiro nf ll.'iuic
froin a h ii'ii ncai thc fort, ca-t a lirihl
nnd fcaiUil ;!arc nvcr cvcry (lijcct, and
its appciii anci.', aiid thotouc in uhich Ja
oob spnke, scrcd to nnuisc thc soitlcis
froiu ihcir lcthai'.'y, niul tlicy pouicd iu
a oh-io i inl dcndly fno upni llio ndvanc
ufz lorics. Tlio Mohawks tiirncd iinmc
diiitclv upon tlu disehaivo, suiittcriiij; iu
.11 diicoiions, tiltci ini w.ld nnd iiucailhl)
iclls. A lntnl lielliwinj .iiiiiiiiit tho cat
llc ontsidc snon nniKiunccd thcir whoro
ahoiits iind oci'iipiilion.
As ii" piri nfiho t-ciilcr.-' ppr.-nns worc
CNpo-cd, lln inrics did imt (IhcIi iryc .1 jjiiii
liiil ici'incriii'f Cn im thc sli-ihl diMirilcr
i i i I w hich ihc lir-i lirc nfthc u liius hld
ihnmii lli('ii), ic-foriiicd aiid slcadily nd
Kiiircd iinci'dihc cniriiiicc lo iho Idl,
ncailrd li Itmlci. I'-rc ihcy :irricil llicn
iinnihcr Ti-( h ir;;c, ninro ilcndlr in Us of
hcH lli.iu tho firpi, c itiscd thcin tn wiivcr
r a iiKiuiciil, Iml sliiiiiliiir, 'huv..n fr llio
kini;!' Iluilcr iiiiniu (nKi.nccd, Inlh wcd hy
his mcu. Thc huruiii! ImriH iiicrcn.-cd
jjii owrv dirciiii'ii. Tlu catlli! ih'it Ii. d
e-cnpHl ihc I'uncs nl llm Alnli mi'--j wcrc
riinnili'' iu thc fichls ailil lliruu''h thr
sirccH. Iiplhminir fiirioiisly. . Tho Uiunpii
.-iinl chililrcu witliin tlio fiirt wcro shricl,'
iiii; iiud fiiiiiiiiiif, iind ii inirc dHlro-iii'i
.icciH'ihun tlut Hisi.lifd sclcttiqiil prpsc.nt-rd-iil
llii'- limc. cimlil iml ncl ho cnu
ccivcd. , ' . ,if,
Thc whii! ,kcpt up a hri'ik.. disrltnrap,
Imt ns llio tnricp vcrc clo-O' il' tiudi'r ilift
whIIm, ihcy wrfc wulmut nnv pjp.it cir.cl.
NUJIHEIt 24.r.
liniilil nuc way, as it ccrtniiily tnnM. un
dcr ihc i iHornus clliiris unw (.'"i"pr 11
n. . . . ii i . . . .
mmr.i u. nicnaic iiiiniciiiaicly M'lccicil n
ariuip nf iho iiiiii ciurily nud dcicnniiicd
ntiiig incii wnhiii ihc wolls of iho fnri,
t.ii I Ini.l, his Miitinu dircolly in (inut nf ihi
door. Ilc urjjod aitd choncd liis ci inipnii
iniH t. au iinyiclilin'i rccisiiaiicc, niid ihci
pminiscd iuipliciily io nboy his nrdcr.s.
lu aliiuii hiH'aii hniir tl.o dnnr liil iu.
niih ;i lic.ivy ci'iish, .ind ihc licrcc cninhni
lauls s-lnnd l.icc lo I'licc, fnp lo fnc. Ullcr
1111! a cry of ciiciiiiracmpiit lo his ciuii
siilcs, .Mcrinlc d.ihcd iijmii ihc nihanciii!.'
I'.nllllllll nf llio Inr C.i, (lciililljr rPlllClldnll'
lilnws iii cmtv dircciinii nrniiud him, will.
a liue ciuli uhich hc luul 'clcc.lcd I'nr lln
iiirpn.-c. Ilc w.'is liriiuiv H'ennilcrt hi
coiiiradcs, imd f-o itnppliiniis was tlu
iiihcI, iiud so dcieiiiiinrdly was il kcpt up
ih.il dc.-pilc ihcircrcnicr iiuinhcrs ihc ti -rics
wcic cninpcllcd lo ictfual. Th'c
clininrc iu (ircinotaiirps was oh.crvcd b
J icnh Di.-h, aiid flmiiliiiij fnr souio nl
ilu i.'axiii; pciilcrs lo iiilniucc, ho rii-hpi.
I intn ihc lurinus cni.lli(i. 'I'his nroo.-.-inii Ii
, ilu r.uik n ihc lijihiinj wlnr, iiirrciiK'i'
jtlicir hnpi'.-i aud cnuscipicnily thcir cxci
hiniH. Thov limiiht likc hcrncs. niul nnt-
w iilHlainiiiiii Uuilcr u-cd ccry (iii'iiuriicc
iiicni iind llircal thal hc cnuld dcv i-c, hu
iiii'ti (niiiiiiiicil ln L'iu "rniiiid. A licrc.i
and lihindy ('1111(111:1 rnnnl witliout iho fmt
liir ucar an hniir, ihe tnrir criHhiiilly rc
ncaliii', nud ihc w Iii'.". fnllinviujr ihcm u
rln-cly. Uiiilcr iit lcn:h pcicc'ncd lln
Inlly nf ci.iiiinniii thc hatilc niiihr ln
ircscnt circiiim-ianci's, .'iinl hc jiiiic crdcr
tn liis incn ln rciro.it to ilic l'orci, iiiicnil
iu tn r.dly .i'.iiii, aud oncc nmrc rrncw
ihc ciicmiulcr. Thcy wcrc pur.-ucd hut .
hnrl ili.-lancc hy llm wlns, who, kiuiw
iii' ih it thcy wciilil ho cniippinioiH ni iik.-
III llll' llL'lll nf ihc lll.l.ill' liuilliiuL,.- rnlllii
:ilinilt llicm, lcll'dl lo thc liut, lia?lil
rollu.-iiiicr as thcy did M), ihcir woundci
cii'uradcs.
'I'hcy iiniiiciliaicl) fcll lo work lo rrpnii
ihc fillcn dnii'r nl'thc Iinl, which ihcy ac-I'ntiipli-hcil
;h ucll as llirv cnuld, iu ilu
hurry aud conliinii nf tho iimiupui. A
new supply n aiuiuiiuiiinu was dcalt oin
in ihc 11 tn.and ihcy aw.'iiicd iinnihcr I'S-nh
I'rnni iho disrniiifneil tniirs. IJiiilor w,t
umrc tliaii nu hniir iu prcp iriiiir and tirit
.11.1 Iih mcu lo anoihcr iis-uli. Tlii! Mn
hawlis li.id !-l,iui;hicrcd all ihc caiilc wiih
111 ihcir icich, aud iliiukin, likc ihcii
j:i, iul lcadcr, Hrani, llial mic.Ii an hniim
.1 -h siifliciciil rcfiipril ln pariicipalc f.it
ihcr iu ilic cnullict uulil ihc wniiirn am
liiildrcii wctcln hc scilpcil, Ji'iilcr, hnw
cvcr, wu iml tn hc iiifniiulalo.i nr dotcrrci
Irnui his sci'niul ailcuipt, .'1111I lns incn al
li'iilh prcparcd sullcnly lo fnlluw hiiu a
jalli hciltill!i llio W .1 nl Ilc Inrl. tSlnw
Iv aud -iiienuily th y mirchcil in llio di
iCilinn nf thc fnit, and pm.h ncliPil cci
ucnrcr ihan :ii firl,hcfirc llio u hijjs ci iucci!
nn' nuii)oih ihit llicv kncw nl' tlici
w hcrcalniiiH. Thcn, hnwpicr, ihcy wcn
ni criiikcn hy a ircii'cndi'iis disrhnri'p, ai
wiiii hsniue dnypn lcll, uhiUi llio rciintiit
dci caiuc lo a de.iil I1.1I1. Aunihcr di
li.a-iio hn.-iily (i llnwcd ihc fi r t , uhci.
hrcakiii'i ilnniiiih idl ili-cipiiiic, aud uu
iniiiiiful nf ihc crics ol'ihc cnracoil liillcr
ihc l.irie: I'acciJ abniit nud litu I'u- lln
wnmls,
A I0111I Iiii7.7.a fn in thc fcrt arcniiipanicd
ihis ehihitiiii nf cow ardicc. IJullcr wsh
('itHpcllcd ln I'nllllW I)'h 111011, illill ilS tllp
rauic tnii h.ili ju.-t in ihc c lnp (' tlie fnrri,
hc ii;;ain ti r irr-il tl.cui lo an nltack nn ihc
Iml. I lipy h nl CApcriPiircil srcrc iisagc
m licir I'nru.cr iitii lnpl. and wc-ciint at .if
iiiiiincil in te.ii iigiiiu thc in:itlc of tl.cit
il lllL' np)OtlcllH.
Fiiu.'iii!.' all nitoir.pts lo iiidurp il.cni Ii
m ikc iiiintl cr liii.l nf uo iii 1, Ijiulcr ml
lciilyginQ llu'in. ordcrs in liiatch, v liich
ihcy nl cu'il wiih alcriiy. ' Tl'"i d un'
i.ikc ihcir fiirincr liim nf mar'ch, hoivc r
hut c.rn.-pcd ihc Miilcmciit ou its imiilu'iii
sidc, aud c.iiiiiinucd thrir way diiwn thc
rncr loward ihc tc.-idcui'. nf.li Ihhcii, Ic.ii
uiiT ihcir dcad iiud wiuiuilcd lo Im carnl
I'nr hy tho w U'fj. Tlmwhis, ulm wirc
nifcri'i in unHihpr'. dnl nnt (pi I n c.lii cd
io rik uhal ilicj Ind "nint'd hy fnllnwiii;,
nud ihcy wcrc pcrinittcd lu ilcpart in
ppacp.
Whilsl Mrrvalc w-is bravrly filn iij; in
dcl'curc iifihc liics aud prcppnyi I tnl trs,
ho luili drcaiiicd nf ihc mtiips thnt wcrc
cn ir niiir ncnr lns owu liuuililP lininc.
I'linciual lo thcir nprccinpnt, thc TnryV
Giiard, ni ihcy slilcd t IiiimIv, tiirtpd iu
ihc carly ciciiiii'.' I'nr V.in Lnau's icsidcnrc,
icui upou Ihc c.apiurp (l iMcniilc iiud J
ch D.-h. 1'hc cxiicduinn .vnn cnn.pi.f cd ,
1 "" "" ' I
I'miuiccI.iv.iicu prnudcd with b(llllH
falnms, c.m ilc.cn pii.m, aud fully
cilii.i.l ncrni.ircil.l'nr ihc Iin niiilahlc un.lcr-,
t;ikni' (tl iirip.sliiiL' i i irrn. 1 ut v wort1 !
ift'iitnil Iit T i ti I nim ititt liw cnu Ifiitnl Imt
will, Johnson' iVcspiio.' lionr thot,
-,l ,,, ,,.. ,.7i. i
:irn .1
With thc utmost pnsihlc cnution nnd
-ilciicc, ihcy prorccilcd (Inwii ihc riicr lo
lln spnl ilcsi'jiiiili d, i l.crc ihc iiipii wcrc
l.mdcil .niil .-ci'.rcicd. Thcy waiioil at ihis
tihicc in silcucc, siti'uig wiilun llin .-lniiii'
nf ihc I'nrC.-t ln CSCIpC nlHPn ill ini, Ulltll
ncnr clcicu n tinrk, whcn thcy calnimisly 1
tarlcil iii llip (lircclinii nl Ilic cahlli.
licn tlicy Ii au nrrn cii wiiuiu a (piaiici
nl a iniii
nf nfthc (Ic.-lillCll .-Iinl ll.O Uiaill
I
milv wns hrnuidit tn a ilcid hall. and Vau
I
' ,, . I
Ln.iii aud Vrnnnian staricd rauii.nisly fnr-
wiird
to rpcniinoitrc. Jiii'uh's' incn had
tnllmtpil Iih niMriiciioiH ln tlip intpr, iinil
thcy f. uiidtlip cahin 'all darlt, wliilst pcr- 1 iGct Op I. Fny !' thuiideiTd' Vnn Ian.
fccl siIciicp rciu'iicd wiihnut nnd witliin. ,j tci y, (l pci.'f,,,. u (u,( your rtltctiiTla
O.ic lliiiiji. Imwcicr, pvrplcvcd Vnn Loan ', m.;nf0 (lt) mc aiQ fmilc, Gct up or.I
Ilc (hiiitnod im.'. ihat .J.ico.b and "ilenn'c 'qfic'u.n your linili.-'.'
wcrcsliiiiilicrin'i: witliin, iiiconpiuiis of np- j 4i;cc;iniilc n dcspCrSte' httcmpt to o
Hrmichiitg diih-jcr, but wlicrp, tlmi.ptht hc, ,cv thft b;titp,' nud sbccccded in rnitiiiiir
can tlm rnifiicr.s ho spcrflp.l. Ilo ktipw- 1(.;.sef pm, ,cr dhow but Ptllik bnckup
not of thpir tnarch lo Schnharie, nnd ptc-: on ur .,'oW clnplPlcy cxhaiiEtcd.
atJnicd that thcy tnust -bo aomcvvjioro "in to jig contindj;d.
ihe iicij-lilmrliood of tlitlr lctidcr. l-'cel-iuj-securc,
hiiuevci', in i,e coucioii5iiici.si
ul sup'oiior iiuitihci:'!, ho rcliirncd to lna
coiiirnd.s.dctcriniiipd lo'piiFh ou and s,ccuro
liia pr"y nt nll hnziirda. Thc tories cnu-lioti!-ly
npproiiclicd, hcndtd by Vtin Lorn,
who was iirincd with au n.c Tlicy tirriv
cd in front of the ciihin undiMiii hcd, r.nd
thcn complclcly cncirclt-tl it, iu oidcr lo
prevcnt ilic poi-siliiliiy of nn rscnpo. A
fcw licnvy hhiws frotn Vau Lcnn'p a.c dc-uioli-ilicd
thc door, niul hc riiblied iu with
liis wcapon uplificd, .-li(itiliii nt tho topuf
his vnicc, ' I coiininiiid yoii to yiirronder,
ni thc iianie of iho kiug." Ilc paustd for
nn iini-wt'r, hat iinnc cnmr?. "It is uc
lc.s lo iliinl; ofcs.enpp,' hc ccninuied, 'dr
you tirc cuiircly furtouiided, nnd ynur nn
ly hopc fnr incroy lies iu your iiiiincdiata
urrcmlci'!'
Siill uo rcply cnme to his pnn.pus dcc
lariiliiui, nnd ho ordcrpil nne o( his nipu io
iril,o n li-'hi, TliiiMvn.sntiicl.lv ticrotn-
ulillcd, iiud tlip iimrnliiMl Viin Lmin fuiiinl.
thnt i no ciiliin Wiiswiilmut au iiiuiiiic. Ilo
limd fnr n.iuic litiic, not nltoiiiitin to ci n-
n'iil lns chaiirin: nnd hc ihcn ? tcd n
his iiipii, 'I,ct ns hiirn ihc wiirwnni. thcv
uiay hc eoiiccalcd in it!' A l irc-o (pinnti
iy t'f dry hni'jh wns mihii plarcd npi n iho
llnnr nf ilu cahin, niul ihc tnrch was ap
lilipd. As tlip njs uf which it was cc m
pnscd wcrc dry, it was nmn fnniJit(lv
.uappd iu ll.iitifs. TI o Inrics sim ! nri ii
nd it iu a cirtic. c.ii'crlv cxiii'iiihiMhn
ipjiparanrc of Mcnalc and .lacnh: hut i,.
I.h for ihcir Inyaluy nnd diiuicrcstcd zea!
in I (ihalf of irntcinicnt. ihcv cnu c not.
Tlicy wniicd unlil ihc Wt llirkMitiT
1.11110 nf ihc hiiriiiii:: lniildiui' had cxiiicrd.
ind thc fnrpft was niraiti oipihiid( wcd
wiih darknc.-s, cro ihcy iiai'c up all hnpc
nf sciMircini.' thc nl.iiT.is r.f thtii' jcnrcli;
hut ihcn ilu v wcrc cninpcllpd to uiie un.
nd thcir cicsl fallcu capiain 'raic tdc-13
Inf a linuicwiird iiiarcli. Thcy sncn cariTj
ip lo ilicir linat.s, and crc thc !ay h.d
d.iwncd, ihc Tnry's Guard had rcliirncd
I'miii ihcir lirsl c.vpcdiiinn, jicifccily I hu !
'cs-, aud wcrc nnl nf thcin i ncln !y nijr in
ihc lusury nf a pillnw. Viin Loan t h.ifi-d
''uri(iu.ly nndcr liis di-nppiiiiiiuit'iii, nnd
nuulit his cnnch, hrc.illiiiii; I'nrlll mws (T
icii'.'ciicc, iciul .".nd ilccp.' lln had lu pul
loscciirc iMprv,ilc, w !io nlxic
i il.cr
mcu hc drc.idcd. Ilc kncw nf his rttni'li-
uiciit to hi- ncirc, nf Iih prnmpt and d ir
iiis c.hiirac.tcr, nud hp iVarcd lc.-t l.c rn,(.l.t
pmic a Iruulilcsnuic nhMaiic iu ihc way i f
ihc final aud Micccislul acauiiplishmeiit of
suinc of his plaiH,
ciiAPTrn vm.
Whcn Alicc Inund thnt hcr door wns ?c
'ictly Ini'ki d, nnd ihal thc kcy was nnnc,
hc wns ttuly tcrrificd. Slie paccd hcr mnin
ip aiid dnii n, nccainrilfy s!iijuij ;i tl o
Innr tn ii-tou li.ir iipproiichiui.' f"1 '-ii p I t
np was idw.iys compclhd lo rctirc di- p
n iiiicd. Ai lcii'jili thc licci.iiip wc. rud
iilh uislkiu", iiud .scalcit licr.-cll l tl.e
lindnw to scc if pi-ihlo ifanv iluiif,'
oiild hc di.-cincrcd wliirh wi t.ld , tl'' nj
icr ani cl'ic lo ihc siiiciilar and tcrrif u jr
I'liduii nl her unclc. A lou acd wcaty
innr -lie !iiiit at thc wiuiloiv. iind ndi.-lc
ic.ird un nim aiipriiacl.iii'f, Shc nmxs h r
hc iiirpci-c of ihrnwiiiir hcr-nlf upi u iha
icd,w hcn hc fitu'icd shc hpiird InnHK p i n
hc stnirs Shi llcw tn ihc dnnr. imd c j.er'y
i-icncd It wiis so, nnd shc know i; was
icr annt .Inx'phino hy tlic si nud. She
i ;h mcrjnjcd; linw, lhiui;llt shc, 1 shall o
(Icascd. In n fcw mnnii'iit shc lic.ird
hc imisc nf ihc kcy 111 iliclcck, thc ln Its
lcw hack, niid thc (Innr cpci.cd, iii't! ftr
miit ciilcrcd, lipiir ititr ciie or twn tlHf cs,
whiiii ,-lic (lcpn.-itcil unnii thc flnnr, ai d
'a-iily ipiiiicd iho iip'dttnciit utlnit
ia injr a wnid. Again Alii c hcard ihc ti'o
f ihc kcv in ilu h'ck. hul shc hr.nd 10
imrc, lnr shc fcll spiiscIpss upcn thc flni r.
Ui'. I.iy ulicily iuscnsihlc fnr a h iijr tinic.
U'hcn she caiuc lo coiHcinusnc.s, i lic uu
ii as w iinini; hnv in thc wcM.nnd a fcw f jis
ilaniin-i rays ix'tiolratcd hcr wnxh w, ni d
.icrc shiui!)'.' hri"!uly upun ihe ( r. ('h!
lliiV.' llicsij.'llt sickcitcd licr llCatl.in ,-l rcKjr-
'y iiud fnrcihlv did it tiinkc hpr fccl hcr lonc
ly and dcsnlalc si'uutinn. Sl.ai'gc that
jnyofs ssij-lits sliould i.ni.'uicnt ti o tii scry
nf tiTtuls in dislrt ss. Shc aro-o fnintlo
llnor, nnd cxiimiucd tho dishcs w I ii h had
I hoon dcposilcd iu ihc idoiii by hcr niint.
I hoy contnincil focd, ln.t shc I nll.rd th.c
sij;ht, nnd t.nci njaiu so.itcd hcrsclf ncar
ihcwindiiw Jlcio slm Kiiiitincd ui.lil
h ni allcr iho sun had sct. whcn fhe a
iain sonht hcr I cd, to wccp ;i3 bcfurc,
uulil n licvcd by sluinhcr.
On awnkini' in thc innrning, shc lound
hcr toiiL'tic ).iri bcd nud swol'en, nnd th t
!ciicr..l lni giinr hnd takcn pcssiHscn of
liei 'fiaiuo. so tlint shc Iind no powcr
tniisc. ln about an hotir nftcr, tho
door w iis iifrain iiiihickcd, nnd Jo.-cphino
brmight a f'csh stipplv of fund. 'Atint,
(h ar inint, cotnc tn ntc, I nm CAticiniy
ill,' snid Alico or.gpily.as llm fgi ic of
l cr atint cnujjhi hcr cyc; but Josc ,no
hccdcd hor not, aud tiirning a.nin lcft
tho ronni, withotil uttci'ingn wnid.
'Mcrciful God!' cjuciilntcd tlu ntficr
ing giil; 'ihcy hnvo lcft mc to dic!'
As thc cvcninp drcw nn, Alicc fclt that
hPi,R.'i(!T had abalrd.sti'l fhc wnscxticm
ly wcnk and Inuuid. hc I r.g d t" lo. k
miro iu'oio upnn tho l.iiiifit wttcis of
i . 1 .1.- r. .. .1 r i
' i'"11' r".1" M"" 5,; "
'inc lurcs., ni u . uy ino Mt.ng s; a,u
ann-ion,;.0 W'UC(: llc !ltt(,"M" " '
C" "I ," , uu,. V'Vr ,. "1 LV"V
sc t)i U v thnt nnrposr
nn- nt Iontli drrw cn, nnd Alicc s. cn
nft-;,; ,tnnk i.n,,. '-"I-0?1- '
About iindii'ght shcwns nroi.Fcd rrom
' , i , , l . ; . . ,
licr sii.iiuucrs u; au iiuusuui umsc at iih
dnnr, iind shor'ly nf'cr hcr um li; cntcird
carning n ligh. in I is hand. Ilo ap
prnnehed hcr lud, and iic a intinh voicc,
ci tnrran(Ud hcr to arisc nnd drcss, ns
slm wasto slart iinincdialcly , nn joii'ncv,
i TiH'lc ' said Alj.cq faintly, 'I ani ill.
nnd cntiqot cct up..'
'A'nno ofyour whining, you havo n'm'o
vnlll, 1,1(l;(.0. mUct Mluvo tho con;P.
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i.i i..,i ,.u-
lillllliu liiovii- j '
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Ciu; 'itavo in.0 tor (.tou.-saic in um itt
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