Crusoe's Island: A Bird-hunter's Story

D. Appleton, 1898 - 277 páginas

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Página 150 - 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 180 - 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...
Página 97 - 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 not. There was a hill not above a mile from me, which rose up very steep and high, and which...
Página 150 - 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.
Página 144 - 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.
Página 75 - The high forests ring with the noise, like the crowing of the domestic cock, of these social centinels, the watchword being caught and repeated, from one to another, for hundreds of miles around; insomuch that the whole country is, for an hour or more, in an universal shout. A little after sunrise...
Página 257 - Having been caft on Shore by Shipwreck, where-in all the Men perifhed but himfelf. With An Account how he was at laft as t'trangely deliver'd by PYRATES.

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