The life and ... adventures of Robinson Crusoe, written by himself [by D. Defoe

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Página 274 - Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.
Página 20 - The wave that came upon me again buried me at once twenty or thirty feet deep in its own body, and I could feel myself carried with a mighty force and swiftness towards the shore a very great way ; but I held my breath, and assisted myself to swim still forward with all my might. I was ready to burst with holding my breath, when, as I felt myself rising up, so, to my immediate relief, I found my head and hands shoot out above the surface of the water...
Página 19 - I swam very well, yet I could not deliver myself from the waves so as to draw breath, till that wave having driven me, or rather carried me, a vast way on towards the shore, and, having spent itself, went back, and left me upon the land almost dry, but half dead with the water I took in. I had so much presence of mind, as well as breath left, that, seeing myself nearer the...
Página 88 - Call upon me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Página 86 - When I came to my castle (for so I think I called it ever after this), I fled into it like one pursued...
Página 137 - 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 76 - I got over the Fence, and laid me down in the Shade to rest my Limbs ; for I was very weary, and fell asleep : But judge you, if you can, that read my Story, what a Surprise I must be in, when I was...
Página 19 - After we had rowed, or rather driven, about a league and a half, as we reckoned it, a raging wave, mountain-like, came rolling astern of us, and plainly bade us expect the coup de grace.
Página 88 - Upon this, rising cheerfully out of my bed, my heart was not only comforted, but I was guided and encouraged to pray earnestly to God for deliverance. When I had done praying, I took up my Bible, and opening it to read, the first words that presented to me were, " Wait on the Lord, and be of good cheer, and He shall strengthen thy heart; wait, I say, on the Lord.
Página 109 - It came now very warmly upon my thoughts, and indeed irresistibly, that now was my time to get me a servant, and perhaps a companion or assistant, and that I was called plainly by Providence to save this poor creature's life.

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