Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663962
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nown, 
ascribe 
to 
his 
actions 
in 
war: 
and 
his 
recreations 
in 
peace, 
baser 
motives 
than 
to 
the 
luxurious 
warriors 
and 
statesmen 
of 
Europe. 
Before 
Dir. West 
left 
America, 
an 
attem pt 
W35 
made 
to 
educate 
three 
Y0ung 
Indians 
at 
New 
York ; 
and 
their 
notwithstanding 
that 
they 
still 
retained 
something 
of 
their 
original 
wildness of character, exceeded the utmost expec- 
tations of 
were interested in 
those who 
the 
EXPQQ 
riment. 
Two of them, 
however, 
in the end, 
turned 
to 
their 
tribe, 
but 
they 
were 
rendered 
miserable 
were 
theY 
by the contempt with which 
received ; 
and 
the 
brother 
the 
one 
who 
m ai ned 
behind, 
so affected with their degra- 
VVHS 
dation, 
that 
he 
CBITIG 
to 
the 
city 
determined 
to 
redeem 
his 
brother 
ffom 
the 
th raldom 
of 
civi- 
lization. 
On 
his arrival, he found he had become 
an actor, 
was fast rising into celebrity on 
and 
the 
stage. 
On 
learning 
this 
circumstance, 
the 
TESO- 
went 
lute Indian 
to 
the 
theatre, 
and seated him- 
self 
in 
the 
Pit, 
The 
moment 
that 
his 
brother- 
aPPEared , 
he 
leapt 
IIPOH 
the 
stage, 
and drawing 
knife, 
his 
threatened to sacrifice him on 
the 
spot 
unless he would immediately strip himself naked, 
with him to their home 
return 
and 
in 
the woods;
        

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