The Swiss Family Robinson (1852)

The Swiss Family Robinson (1852) (Paperback)

By Johann David Wyss 
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Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217108504
EAN: 9780217108508
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 350
Publish Date: 2009-08-31
Binding: Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: sequently the change from day to night is much more sudden when the sun is under the horizon. I looked once more out of the tent to see if all was quiet around us. The old cock, awaking at the rising of the moon, chanted our vespers, and then I lay down to sleep. In proportion as we had been during the day oppressed with heat, we were now in the night inconvenienced by the cold, so that we clung to each other for warmth. A sweet sleep began to close the eyes of my beloved family; I endeavoured to keep awake till I was sure my wife's solicitude had yielded to the same happy state, and then I closed my own. Thanks to the fatigue we had undergone, our first night in the desert island was very tolerably comfortable. CHAPTER in. Voyage of Discovery. I Was roused at the dawn of day by the crowing of the cocks. I awoke my wife, and we consulted together as to the occupations we should engage in. We agreed that we should seek for traces of our late ship companions, and at the same time examine the nature of the soil on the other side of the river, before we determined on a fixed place of abode.?My wife easily perceived that such an excursion could not be undertaken by all the members of the family; and full of confidence in the protection of Heaven, she courageously consented to my proposal of leaving her with the three youngest boys, and proceeding myself with Fritz on a journey of discovery. I begged her to prepare some breakfast for us, while I awoke the children. They were soon roused, and when I asked Jack for his lobster, he ran and fetched it from a cleft inthe rock, in which he had concealed it: I was determined, said he, that the dogs should not treat my lobster as they did the agouti, for I knew them for a sort of gentlemen to whom nothing comes amiss.?I am glad...
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Title: The Swiss Family Robinson (1852)
Publisher: General Books
Author: Johann David Wyss
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217108504
EAN: 9780217108508
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 350
Publish Date: 2009-08-31
Binding: Paperback

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