1 "My daughters," was the brief but expressive reply.
2 Major Heyward found Munro attended only by his daughters.
3 Tell him to trust you with the means to buy the freedom of his daughters.
4 The daughter of Munro would draw his water, hoe his corn, and cook his venison.
5 She is the daughter of an old and failing man, whose days are near their close.
6 You would, then, revenge the injury inflicted by Munro on his helpless daughters.
7 "He forgot not his words, and did justice, by punishing the offender," said the undaunted daughter.
8 "Heyward, I sicken at the sight of danger that I cannot share," said the undaunted but anxious daughter.
9 If my father has done you this injustice, show him how an Indian can forgive an injury, and take back his daughters.
10 The aged soldier examined it with eyes that grew dim as he gazed; nor did he rise from this stooping posture until Heyward saw that he had watered the trace of his daughter's passage with a scalding tear.
11 It seemed as if they had profited by the short truce, to devote an instant to the purest and best affection; the daughters forgetting their fears, and the veteran his cares, in the security of the moment.
12 By its aid he was enabled to enter the haven of his hopes, which was merely another apartment of the cavern, that had been solely appropriated to the safekeeping of so important a prisoner as a daughter of the commandant of William Henry.
13 "She was the daughter of a gentleman of those isles, by a lady whose misfortune it was, if you will," said the old man, proudly, "to be descended, remotely, from that unfortunate class who are so basely enslaved to administer to the wants of a luxurious people."
14 Alice listened with breathless interest; and though the young man touched lightly on the sorrows of the stricken father; taking care, however, not to wound the self-love of his auditor, the tears ran as freely down the cheeks of the daughter as though she had never wept before.