It took three days to nurse the half-dead and altogether starved Montagnais back to life, but he received the tenderest care.
He would cheat the Montagnais of his gifts, and so discontent them with their charge.
The Montagnais and Algonquins had three killed and fifty wounded.
And he will have the two Montagnais, who have been his good servants.
And with a finishing flourish the story-teller takes to himself all the credit of Montagnais's heroism.
You see all the Montagnais are down here at the settlement 'making their mass.'
Montagnais, he brave man—he not scare—he say wan leetle prayer, wan han' he cover his eyes!
The Montagnais bowed to Professor Hooker and pondered the suggestion.
No, the injured Montagnais told them, the Nascopees were not nice; they were dirty.
They have no priests; they do not come to the coast; and the Montagnais will not mingle with them.