The Savages of America

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Author: Robert Rogers
Published: 1766
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,186 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 282
Added to site: 2009.06.27
mnybks.net#: 24555
Genre: Drama

You draw it off the best. [Exeunt INDIANS to receive their rum.


By Jove, you've gain'd more in a single Hour Than ever I have done in Half a Year; Curse on my Honesty! I might have been A little King, and liv'd without Concern, Had I but known the proper Arts to thrive.


Ay, there's the Way, my honest Friend, to live. [Clapping his shoulder. There's Ninety Weight of Sterling Beaver for you, Worth all the Rum and Trinkets in my Store; And, would my Conscience let me to the Thing, I might enhance my Price, and lessen theirs, And raise my Profits to an higher Pitch.


I can't but thank you for your kind Instructions, As from them I expect to reap Advantage. But should the Dogs detect me in the Fraud, They are malicious, and would have Revenge.


Can't you avoid them? Let their Vengeance light On others' Heads, no matter whose, if you Are but secure, and have the Cain in Hand: For they're indiff'rent where they


Average Rating of 1 from 1 reviews: *
Lisa Carr

A play about the English administration of the natives around Detroit. The natives speak in a very elevated diction about tygers, knaves, miscreants, and such, while every trader, soldier, and government official is dishonest and arrogant.
All the characters are two-dimensional, usually with one glaring fault that drives their behavior. Some are even named, Gripe, Catchum, and Sharp.
You've been warned.

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