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I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.
It isn't how you die. It's what you live for.
All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.
The religion I have to love and fear God, believe in Jesus Christ, do all the good to my neighbor, and myself that I can, do as little harm as I can help, and trust on God's mercy for the rest.
A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.
In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River.
Heaven must be a Kentucky kind of place.
No, I never did get lost, but I was bewildered for three days once.
Fear is the spice that makes it interesting to go ahead.
I've opened the way for others to make fortunes, but a fortune for myself was not what I was after.
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
I wouldn't give a tinker's damn for a man who isn't sometimes afraid. Fear's the spice that makes it interesting to go ahead.
Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
Have I made my peace with God? I didn't know we'd quarreled!
Many heroic exploits and chivalrous adventures are related to me which exist only in the regions of fancy. With me the world has taken great liberties, and yet I have been but a common man.
I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.
I'm going now. My time has come.
I was never lost in the woods in my whole life, though once I was confused for three days.
I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight.
Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.
May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!
Lightning does not often strike twice in the same place.
On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two.
I've never been lost, but I've been a mite bewildered for a few days.
In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners.
In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy.
In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger and death.
I can't say I was ever lost but I was bewildered once for three days.
I've never been lost, but I was mighty turned around for three days once.