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Our hen-roosts had been robbed, and it was pretty certain that one or other of the Standish brothers was the thief.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
But Miles Standish was so brave a man that he made his men stand firm and drive the Indians away.
While Standish and his men were busy exploring, the Mayflower rode at anchor, and its inmates barely escaped a horrible death.
A meeting was appointed, and when Massasoit appeared, a few days later, Standish received him.
This act of daring made other Indians respect Standish, whom they called the "big little man."