The Works of Daniel Defoe, Carefully Selected from the Most Authentic Sources: With Chalmers' Life of the Author, Annotated

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W. P. Nimmo, 1870 - 607 páginas
 

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Página 31 - ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE OF York, MARINER, Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an un-inhabited Island on the Coast of AMERICA, near the Mouth of the Great River of OROONOQUE : Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but Himself.
Página 71 - It happened one day, about noon, going towards my boat, I was exceedingly surprised with the print of a man's naked foot on the shore, which was very plain to be seen in the sand. I stood like one thunderstruck, or as if I had seen an apparition. I listened, I looked round me, I could hear nothing, nor see anything. I went up to a rising ground, to look farther. I went up the shore, and down the shore, but it was all one ; I could see no other impression but that one. I went to it again to see if...
Página 87 - European in his countenance too, especially when he smiled. His hair was long and black, not curled like wool; his forehead very high and large; and a great vivacity and sparkling sharpness in his eyes. The colour of his skin was not quite black, but very tawny; and yet not...
Página 87 - I understood him in many things, and let him know I was very well pleased with him. In a little time I began to speak to him, and teach him to speak to me : and first, I made him know his name should be Friday, which was the day I saved his life ; and I called him so for the memory of the time. I likewise taught him to say
Página 72 - When I came to my castle, for so I think I called it ever after this, I fled into it like one pursued. Whether I went over by the ladder, as first contrived, or went in at the hole in the rock, which I called a door, I cannot remember; no, nor could I remember the next morning, for never frighted hare fled to cover, or fox to earth, with more terror of mind than I to this retreat.

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