Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

Mrs. Rowlandfon. 43 time. Then I went to see King Philip ; he bid me come in, and sit down; and asked me whether I would smoke it ? (a usual compliment now a days, among the saints and sinners ;) but this no ways suited me. For though I had formerly used tobacco, yet I had left it ever since I was first taken. It seems to be a bait the devil lays to make men lose their precious time. I remember with shame, how formerly, when I had taken two or three pipes, I was presently ready for another ; such a bewitching thing it is. But I thank God he has now given me power over it ; surely there are many who may be better employed, than to sit sucking a stinking tobacco-pipe. Now the Indians gathered their forces to go against Northampton. Over night one went about yelling and hooting to give notice of the design. Whereupon they went to boiling of ground-nuts, and parching corn (as many as had it) for