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The ancient country of the Hurons is now the northern and eastern portion of Simcoe County, Canada West, and is embraced within the peninsula formed by the Nottawassaga and Matchedash Bays of Lake Huron, the River Severn, and Lake Simcoe. Its area was small,its population comparatively large. In the year 1639 the Jesuits made an enumeration of all its villages, dwellings, and families. The result showed thirty-two villages and hamlets, with seven hundred dwellings, about four thousand families, and twelve thousand adult persons, or a total population of at least twenty thousand.  "La Nouuelle France est vn vray climat où on apprend parfaictement bien ne chercher que Dieu, ne desirer que Dieu seul, auoir l'intention purement Dieu, etc. Viure en la Nouuelle France, c'est vray dire viure dans le sein de Dieu, et ne respirer que l'air de sa Diuine conduite."Divers Sentimens. "Si quelqu'un de ceux qui meurent en ces contres se damne, je croy qu'il sera doublement coupable."Relation, 1640, 5 (Cramoisy).
It was to hold the Mohawks to their faith that Couture had bravely gone back to winter among them; but an agent of more acknowledged weight was needed, and Father Isaac Jogues was chosen. No white man, Couture excepted, knew their language and their character so well. His errand was half political, half religious; for not only was he 298 to be the bearer of gifts, wampum-belts, and messages from the Governor, but he was also to found a new mission, christened in advance with a prophetic name,the Mission of the Martyrs.
Seizing one of the goats horns with one hand, and its little tail with the other, he lifted the mischievous animal from the ground so that its four legs hung loosely down. When he set it on the earth again the creature was thoroughly cowed. Bleating feebly, it260 unresistingly allowed itself to be dragged back to the grass-plot from which it had escaped.One day every door in the house was adorned with an olive garlanda son had been born to its owner. Lycon said that the child should be reared. The father was at liberty to expose or even kill it.
Hipyllos broke the ribbon that confined them, opened the tablets, and read the lines traced upon the wax. They ran as follows: