And when Beauty Smith left him tied outside the fort, he knew that it was Beauty Smith's will that he should remain there.
After the beating, White Fang was dragged back to the fort. But this time Beauty Smith left him tied with a stick.
They kept doggedly in their fort, however, making no offer of surrender.
At one time it was resolved to set fire to the fort; and the squaws belonging to the allies were employed to collect combustibles.
To the best of Bradley's reckoning they were some twenty-five miles north of Fort
Dinosaur, and that they might reach the fort
on the following day, they plodded on until darkness overtook them.
Duquesne, eleven other Frenchmen, and some of their own chiefs, and marched up within view of our fort
, with British and French colours flying; and having sent a summons to me, in his Britannick Majesty's name, to surrender the fort
, I requested two days consideration, which was granted.
That which was in gold and silver he kept by him in the vaults of his palace, but the most precious stones and the choicest pearls that he had he put in an iron box, and sent it by a trusty servant who, under the guise of a merchant, should take it to the fort
at Agra, there to lie until the land is at peace.
The travellers defended themselves bravely; some of the cars were barricaded, and sustained a siege, like moving forts
, carried along at a speed of a hundred miles an hour.
Toward the southeast, but in immediate contact with the fort
, was an entrenched camp, posted on a rocky eminence, that would have been far more eligible for the work itself, in which Hawkeye pointed out the presence of those auxiliary regiments that had so recently left the Hudson in their company.
de Treville made his entrance triumphantly into the Fort
l'Eveque, whence he delivered the Musketeer, whose peaceful indifference had not for a moment abandoned him.
The water, the banks, the forests, the now distant bridge, fort
and men, all were commingled and blurred.
The truth was, that the French intended to build forts
all the way from Canada to Louisiana.