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  • He was hat in hand to every black-coat, established or dissenting.

    The Newcomes

  • One black-coat was hit in the eye but the other was undeterred.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • But I had nothing particular to say to them, for their great black-coat had nothing to do with my people.

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

  • By this time the men had returned, a fish-box was brought for the "Big black-coat" to sit on, and a tub turned up for me, and then the pow-wow began.

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

  • Another thing that the Great White Chief said to my father was, that we should not join the French religion, but he would send us an English black-coat to teach us.

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

  • Chief Little Pine (Augustin Shingwauk) was following his work in the lonely bush, his heart was sad at the thought of the black-coat

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

  • The black-coats met together in council to elect the great black-coat Chief (Bishop Hellmuth), and I went to the big church to see them all.

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

  • So when the raspberry moon had already risen, and was now fifteen days old (July 15), and the black-coat and his wife stepped on board the great fire-ship, I stepped on also.

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

  • I will see the great black-coat (the Bishop of Toronto) myself, and ask that Mr. Wilson may come and be our teacher, and I will ask him also to send more teachers to the shores of the great Ojebway Lake, for why indeed are my poor brethren left so long in ignorance and darkness with no one to instruct them?

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

  • I was impatient to get on to Toronto to see the chief black-coat who has authority to send teachers to my people on the great Ojebway Lake.

    Missionary Work Among the Ojebway Indians

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