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  • The blamed thing wants tomahawking (seems the name Sagamore means an Indian chief or something.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad 1890

  • The Sagamore is my elder brother who will not blacken my face or cast contempt upon my uniform.

    The Hidden Children 1899

  • The Montagnais Indians round about Tadoussac received Champlain with great protestations of friendship, and at the headquarters of their principal chief or "Sagamore" celebrated this new friendship and alliance with a feast in a very large hut.

    Pioneers in Canada Harry Hamilton Johnston 1892

  • GALLERY ", Will find nearly every scene and custom which is described in this work, as well as many others, carefully and correctly delineated, and displayed upon the walls, and every weapon (and every" Sachem '' and every "Sagamore" who has wielded them) according to the tenor of the tales herein recited.

    Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and conditions of the North American Indians 1841

  • "The Israelis ... are responding exactly the same way we would." check out 'Sagamore' Mitch McConnell inadvertently hitting one right out of the park (that was his quote in the reuters article). unfortunately, that IS exactly the kind of sick country we have now -- and apparently the kind of mindset that still pervades both houses. when in doubt, invade, blow stuff up, spin the media, and cry patriotism! disgusting ... where ma change at!

    House and Senate Compete To See Who Can be Most Pro-Israel 2009

  • "Sagamore," I said, "my heart is very anxious for the safety of this little forest-running maid.

    The Hidden Children 1899

  • "Sagamore," said I, "you and I will stand guard for the first two hours.

    The Hidden Children 1899

  • "Sagamore," I said earnestly, "this maid is no wild gypsy thing -- no rose-tinted forest pigeon.

    The Hidden Children 1899

  • Hurricane warnings have been lifted south of Cape Fear, N.C., according to the National Weather Service, but much of the East Coast -- from as far south as Surf City, N.C. to as far north as Sagamore Beach, M.A. -- remains on high alert.

    Hurricane Irene 2011 Photos: Pictures Of Storm Battering East Coast (PHOTOS) 2011

  • There was a "6 to 8-hour backup stretching for nearly 40 miles" of cars waiting to cross the Sagamore Bridge to the mainland, according to a state report.

    Northeast Braces for a Rare Visitor Jennifer Levitz 2011


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