The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe, with illustr. by J.D. Watson

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Página 27 - York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull. He got a good estate by merchandise, and leaving off his trade, lived afterward at York, from whence he had married my mother, whose relations were named Robinson, a very good family in that country, and from whom I was called Robinson Kreutznaer; but by the usual corruption of words in England we are now called, nay, we call ourselves, and write our name, Crusoe, and so my companions...
Página 27 - I WAS born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull.
Página 104 - I came home to my fortification, not feeling, as we say, the ground I went on, but terrified to the last degree; looking behind me at every two or three steps, mistaking every bush and tree, and fancying every stump at a distance to be a man. Nor is it possible to describe how many various shapes...
Página 184 - Secondly, my people were perfectly subjected. I was absolute lord and lawgiver ; they all owed their lives to me, and were ready to lay down their lives, if there had been occasion of it, for me.
Página 68 - I got upon my feet, and endeavoured to make on towards the land as fast as I could, before another wave should return and take me up again. But I soon found it was impossible to avoid it ; for I saw the sea come after me as high as a great hill, and as furious as an enemy which I had no means or strength to contend with...
Página 105 - When I came to my castle, for so I think I called it ever after this, I fled into it like one pursued.
Página 497 - ... Pages of Coloured Plates. A Present for My Darling. Containing " This Little Pig went to Market," "Nursery Tales,
Página 108 - Call upon me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

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