Wampanoag/Disease

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|NUmmau~chnem| `I am sick.' |Mauchinaui.| `He is sick.'

Yo <186/r.194> <Of {Sicknesse}.>

|Yo Wuttunsìn| `He keepes his Bed.' |Achie nummauchnem.|- `I am very sick.' |Nóonshem metesìmmin.|- `I cannot eate.' |Mach ge nummetesìmmin.|0 `I eat nothing.' |Tocketussinámmin?| `What think you?' |Pitch nkéeteem?| `Shall I recover?' |Niskéesaqush máuchinaash.|- `My eyes faile me.' |Ncussawontapam.| `My head akes.' |Npummaúmpiteunck| `My Teeth ake.' |Nchesammáttam|, `I am in paine.' |Nchésammam.|

{Obs.} In these cases their Misery appeares, that they have not (but what sometimes they get from the {English}) a raisin or currant or any physick, Fruit or spice, or any Comfort more than their Corne and Water, &c. In which bleeding case wanting all Meanes of recovery, or present refreshing I have been constrained to, and beyond my power to refresh them, and I beleeve to save many of them from Death, who I am confident perish many Millions of them (in that mighty continent) for want of Meanes.

|Nupaqqóntup| `Bind my head.'

Kúspissem. Wauaúpunish <187/r.195> <O 2> <Of {Sicknesse}.>

|Wauaúpunish Nippaquontup.| `Lift up my head.' |Nchésamam nséte.| `My Foot is sore.' |Machage nickowêmen| `I sleep not.' |Nnanotissu.| `I have a Feaver.' |Wame kussópita nohock.| `My body burnes.' |Ntátupe nòte|, {or} |chickot.| `I am all on fire.' |Yo ntéatchin.| `I shake for Cold.' |Ntátuppe wunnêpog.| `I shake as a leafe.' |Puttuckhumma.| `Cover me.' |Paútous nototammin.|0 `Reach me the drinke.'

{Obs.} Which is onely in all their extremities a little boild water, without the addition of crum or drop of other comfort: O {Englands} mercies, &c.

|Tàhaspunáyi?| `What ayles he?' |Tocketúspanem?| `What aile you?' |Tocketuspunnaúmaqu~n?|- `What hurt hath he done to you?' |Chassaqúnsin?| `How long hath he been sick?' |Nnanowwêteem.| `I am going to visit.'

{Obs.} This is all their refreshing, the Visit

of <188/r.196> <Of {Sicknesse}.>

of Friends, and Neighbours, a poore empry visit and presence, and yet indeed this is very solemne, unlesse it be in infectious diseases, and then all forsake them aud flie, that I have often seene a poore House left alone in the wild Woods, all being fled, the living not able to bury the dead: so terrible is the apprehension of an infectious disease, that not only persons, but the Houses and the whole Towne takes flight.

|Nummòckquese.| `I have a swelling.' |Mocquêsui| `He is swelled.' |Wàme wuhôck- Mockquêsui.| `All his body is swelled.' |Mamaskishaúi.| `He hath the Pox.' |Mamaskishaúonck.| `The Pox.' |Mamaskishaúmitch.| `The last pox.' |Wesauashaúi.| `He hath the plague.' |Wesauashaúonck.| `The plague.' |Wesauashaúmitch.| `The great plague.'

{Obs.} Were it not that they live in sweet Aire, and remove persons and Houses from the infected, in ordinary course of subordinate Câuses, would few or any be left alive, and surviving,

|Nmunnádtommin.| `I vomit.' |Nqúnnuckquus.| `I am lame.' |Ncúpsa.| `I am deafe. '

Npóckunnum. <189/r.197> <O 3> <Of {Sicknesse}.>

|Npóckunnum.| `I am blind.' |Npockquanámmen.| `My disease is I know not what.' |Pésuponck.| `An Hot-house.' |Npesuppaúmen.| `I goe to sweate.' |Pesuppaúog.| `They are sweating.'

{Obs.} This Hot-house is a kind of little Cell or Cave, six or eight foot over, round, made on the side of a hill (commonly by some Rivulet or Brooke) into this frequently the men enter after they have exceedingly heated it with store of wood, laid upon an heape of stones in the midle. When they have taken out the fire, the stones keepe still a great heat: Ten, twelve, twenty more or lesse, enter at once starke naked, leaving their coats, small breeches (or aprons) at the doore, with one to keepe all: here doe they sit round these hot stones an houre or more, taking {Tobacco}, discoursing, and sweating together; which sweating they use for two ends: First, to cleanse their skin: Secondly, to purge their bodies, which doubtlesse is a great meanes of preserving them, and recovering them from diseases, especially from the {French} disease, which by sweating and some potions, they perfectly and speedily cure: when they come forth (which is matter of admiration) I have seene

them <190/r.198> <Of {Sickn sse}.>

them runne (Summer and Winter) into the Brooks to coole them, without the least hurt.

|Misquineash.| `The vaines.' |Msqui, neépuck.| `Blood' |Nsauapaushaúmen.| `I have the bloody Flixe.' |Matux puckquatchick au~waw.|- `He cannot goe to stool.' |Poww[]w.| `Their Priest.' |Maunêtu.| `A Con[j]urer.' |Powwâw nippétea.| `The priest is curing him.' |Yo Wutteantawaw.| `He is acting his Cure.'

{Obs.} These Priests and Conjurers (like {Simon Magus}) doe bewitch the people, and not onely take their Money, but doe most certainly (by the help of the Divell) worke great Cures, though most certaine it is that the greatest part of their Priests doe meerely abuse them and get their Money, in the times of their sicknesse, and to my knowledge, long for sick times: and to that end the poore people store up Money, and spend both Money and goods on the |Powwâws|, or Priests in these times, the poore people commonly dye under their hands, for alas, they administer nothing but howle and roare, and hollow over them, and begin the song to the rest of the People about them, who all joyne (like a Quire) in Prayer to their Gods for them.

Máskit <191/r.199> <O 4> <Of {Sicknesse}.>

|Máskit ponamìin.| `Give me a Plaister.' |Maskit| `Give me some physicke' |Cotatámhea.| `Drinke.'

Both which they earnestly desire of the {English}, and doe frequently send to my selfe, and others for, (having experimentally found some Mercy of that kind (through Gods blessing) from us.

|Nickeétem.| `I am recovered.' |Kitummáyi nickêekon.|0 `I am just now recovered.'