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S A V A G E,

BY

PIOJUNGO, 1px

A HEADMAN AND WARRIOR OF THE MUSCOGULGEE MATTON.

BECOND EDITION

Published by John Ferral,

AT THE OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL LABOR ER
No, Shoemaker Street, in 8th. below Market Mt.

PHILADELPHIA.

1838.

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INTRODUOTORY ADDRESS. THE BAVAGE, it is hoped, will be an accepta. for the rivers rocks and mountains of the desert ble present to those who devote a portion of their It was his fortune many years ago to form an actime to literary amusements. Its aim is not to quaintance with an intelligent and learned citizen instruct the most enlightened people in the uni. of the United States, who, in consequence of some verse, but merely w afford a novel species of misfortunes in early life, contracted such a disentertainment to that changeable being, who de. taste for the manners, amusements and pleasures lights in variety. If The Savage find itself inca: of his countrymen, that he adopted the resolution pable of producing that which is original, it will of seeking oblivion of his cares among the chil. ondeavor to place old things in a new light; and dren of nature. Ho took up his abode in the if it be defective in a certain quality known by country of the Muscogulgees, where he became The name of wit, it faithfully promises never to known to Peomingo. A friendship, sincera, and have recourse to indecent ribaldry to supply the lasting as life, was the consequence of this inti. deficiency. Those who may teel disposed to re joacy. Piomingo gained instruction from the lipa tire awhile from the conflicts of political warfare of his compamon: He was soon enabled to read and soak for relaxation and repose in the wigwam and reflect; and felt himself carried away by an of Piomingo, shall meet with a friendly recep, irresistible propensity for investigation. Delight.

He will produce the calumet of peace, and ful but fleeting was the period of this intercourse. bring forth for their entertainment “things new The friend of Pioningo died; and he has en. and old." Piomingo is no federalist, no republi- deavored to console himself for his loss by seckcan, no democrat, no aristocrat, in the common ing am'isement ainong that people from whom eccanlation of those terms; but he may boast his former associateliad retired with disgust. with the utmost propriety of being an American He has travelled for several years through the “indeed, in whom there is no guile." He sprang United States, and at last fixed his residence in op in the wildernes: far from the haunts of ci. Philadelphia. vilized inen. He inhaled with his first breath a The good people of this Republic have long love for savage independence; and his subse. derived amusement from the journals of polished quent acquaintance with the arts, sciences, and travellers through barbarous nations: let us for languages of polished nations has not contributed once reverse the picture and see what entertain. to frusen his original prepossession in favor of the ment can be drawn from the observations of a wild dignity of nature. He enjoys the beauties savage upon the manners and customs, vicor and wf the gardens, meadows and fieids of a cultivated virtues, of those who boast the advantages of resountry; but be would resign them with pleasure finement and civilization.

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