Robinson Crusoe

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1895 - 389 páginas
 

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I
v
II
1
III
18
IV
25
V
41
VI
50
VII
59
VIII
65
XVII
182
XVIII
189
XIX
204
XX
220
XXI
229
XXII
235
XXIII
249
XXIV
255

IX
72
X
80
XI
88
XII
135
XIII
140
XIV
156
XV
162
XVI
172

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Página 308 - My island was now peopled, and I thought myself very rich in subjects; and it was a merry reflection, which I frequently made, how like a king I looked.
Página 117 - I burnt some upon a pan of coals, and held my nose close over the smoke of it, as long as I could bear it, as well for the heat, as almost for suffocation. In the interval of this operation, I took up the Bible, and began to read, but my head was too much disturbed with the tobacco to bear reading, at least that time; only having opened the book casually, the first words that occurred to me were these, 'Call on Me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver, and thou shalt glorify Me.
Página 199 - Call upon Me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver, and thou shalt glorify Me." 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,
Página xix - Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an uninhabited 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. With An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by Pyrates. Written by Himself.
Página 65 - My next work was to view the country, and seek a proper place for my habitation, and where to stow my goods, to secure them from whatever might happen; where I was I yet knew not, whether on the continent, or on an island, whether inhabited or not inhabited, whether in danger of wild beasts or...
Página 262 - ... not very easy to describe. His face was round and plump ; his nose small, not flat like the Negroes ; a very good mouth, thin lips, and his fine teeth well set, and as white as ivory.
Página 195 - 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 on the sand.
Página 85 - I had never handled a tool in my life; and yet in time, by labour, application, and contrivance, I found at last that I wanted nothing but I could have made it, especially if I had had tools.
Página 43 - In this manner I used to look upon my condition with the utmost regret. I had nobody to converse with, but now and then this neighbour ; no work to be done, but by the labour of my hands ; and I used to say, I lived just like a man cast away upon some desolate island, that had nobody there but himself.
Página 172 - THUS I lived mighty comfortably, my mind being entirely composed by resigning to the will of God, and throwing myself wholly upon the disposal of His providence.

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