Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 105 they were full of worms and maggots, they would scald them over the fire, to make the vermin come out, and then boil them, and drink up the liquor, and then beat the great ends of them in a mortar, and so eat them. They would eat horses' guts, and ears, and all sorts of wild birds which they could catch. Also bear, venison, beavers, tortoise, frogs, squir- rels, dogs, skunks, rattle-snakes. Yea, the very bark of trees ; besides all sorts of creatures, and provision which they plun- dered from the English. I can but stand in admiration to see the wonderful power of God, in providing for such a vast num- ber of our enemies in the wilderness, where there was nothing to be seen, but from hand to mouth. Many times in the morning, the generality of them would eat up all they had, and yet have some farther supply against they wanted. But now our perverse and evil carriages in the sight of the Lord, have so offended