Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner: With an Account of His Travels Round Three Parts of the Globe

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D. Bogue, 1847 - 620 páginas
 

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Página 195 - It was remarkable too, we had but three subjects, and they were of three different religions. My man Friday was a Protestant, his father was a Pagan and a cannibal, and the Spaniard was a Papist. However, I allowed liberty of conscience throughout my dominions.
Página 165 - 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 of an ugly yellow, nauseous tawny, as the Brazilians and Virginians, and other natives of America are; but of a bright kind of a dun olive colour that had in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and plump; his nose small, not flat like the Negroes',...
Página 124 - 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...
Página 162 - I was loath to fire, because I would not have the rest hear ; though at that distance it would not have been easily heard, and being out of sight of the smoke, too, they would not have easily known what to make of it.
Página 40 - ... held my hold till the wave abated, and then fetched another run, which brought me so near the shore, that the next wave, though it went over me, yet did not so swallow me up as to carry me away ; and the next run I took I got to the main land, where, to my great comfort, I clambered up.
Página 118 - It would have made a stoic smile to have seen me and my little family sit down to dinner. There was my majesty, the prince and lord of the whole island. I had the lives of all my subjects at my absolute command. I could hang, draw, give liberty, and take it away; and no rebels among all my subjects.

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