Uncas


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Un·cas

 (ŭng′kəs) 1588?-1683?
Native American leader who rebelled against his father-in-law's leadership of the Pequot and with his followers formed the Mohegan tribe.
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Why this is a commission creating Duncan Uncas Middleton a captain of artillery
He was an officer of the States in the war of the revolution, of my own name of course; my mother's brother was called Duncan Uncas Heyward.
But you have often seen him; and you have heard him discourse of Uncas, and of the wilderness?
He always quoted Uncas and his father, who from his wisdom was called the Great Serpent, as models of heroism and constancy.
I am on the hilltop and must go down into the valley; and when Uncas follows in my footsteps there will no longer be any of the blood of the Sagamores, for my boy is the last of the Mohicans.
Now, Uncas," he continued, in a half whisper, and laughing with a kind of inward sound, like one who had learned to be watchful, "I will bet my charger three times full of powder, against a foot of wampum, that I take him atwixt the eyes, and nearer to the right than to the left.
I must leave the buck to your arrow, Uncas, or we may kill a deer for them thieves, the Iroquois, to eat.
The instant the father seconded this intimation by an expressive gesture of the hand, Uncas threw himself on the ground, and approached the animal with wary movements.
The Connecticut settlers, assisted by a celebrated Indian chief named Uncas, bore the brunt of this war, with but little aid from Massachusetts.
If none like Miantonomoh succeeds cruel English puppet prince Uncas will rule but rapidly lose followers.
This notion undermines George Dekker's perspective that "an experienced reader of Cooper should guess at once that when Cora and Uncas are attracted to each other, Cooper is dealing with the relations between the races, then inhabiting North America, and testing the possibility of their being brought together in a harmonious union" (Dekker 68).
En mai dernier, l'Espagne rapportait uncas de microcephalie lie au Zika chez un foetus, en Catalogne, a ajoute la meme source.