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1  scalp was the only admissible trophy of victory.
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2  in wrenching off the scalp in the event of his fall.
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3  was deemed more important to obtain the scalp than to kill.
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4  "See, Uncas," he added, in Delaware, "your father is flaying the scalps already."
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5  Chingachgook laid his hand on the scalp, and considered it for a moment with deep attention.
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6  As to rush, I little relish such a measure; for a scalp or two must be thrown away in the attempt.
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7  Some were scalped; some received the keen and trembling axe; and others suffered by thrusts from the fatal knife.
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8  "The thieves are outlying for scalps and plunder," said the white man, whom we shall call Hawkeye, after the manner of his companions.
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9  After all, it is likely the imps would have managed to master my scalp, so a day or two will make no great difference in the everlasting reckoning of time.
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10  He enumerated the warriors of the party; their several merits; their frequent services to the nation; their wounds, and the number of the scalps they had taken.
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11  He concluded by pointing to the scalp of the Oneida, and apparently urging the necessity of their departing speedily, and in a manner that should leave no trail.
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12  The keen weapon cut the war plume from the scalping tuft of Uncas, and passed through the frail wall of the lodge as though it were hurled from some formidable engine.
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13  If enemies have reached the portage at all, a thing by no means probable, as our scouts are abroad, they will surely be found skirting the column, where scalps abound the most.
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14  As the chief rejoined them, with one hand he attached the reeking scalp of the unfortunate young Frenchman to his girdle, and with the other he replaced the knife and tomahawk that had drunk his blood.
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15  A tomahawk and scalping knife, of English manufacture, were in his girdle; while a short military rifle, of that sort with which the policy of the whites armed their savage allies, lay carelessly across his bare and sinewy knee.
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16  Following the footsteps of the scout, he led the party back through the thicket, his men scalping the fallen Hurons and secreting the bodies of their own dead as they proceeded, until they gained a point where the former was content to make a halt.
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17  Though ready to slay, and not over regardful of the means, he is commonly content with the scalp, unless when blood is hot, and temper up; but after spirit is once fairly gone, he forgets his enmity, and is willing to let the dead find their natural rest.
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