Paul Jones Volume 3 Allan Cunningham

ISBN: 9781230289519

Published: September 12th 2013

Paperback

84 pages


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Paul Jones Volume 3  by  Allan Cunningham

Paul Jones Volume 3 by Allan Cunningham
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 84 pages | ISBN: 9781230289519 | 10.30 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ... claiming, with many aMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ... claiming, with many a scream, their share of the expected repast.

But the shining arms and intrepid looks of the travellers had their influence over the tyrants of earth and air, and at noon they reached in safety the bank of a deep broad river, --the stream was white with water-fowl, and the margin grazed by herds of deer and buffalo. An axe sounded amongst the shafts of the forest-trees, and a column of dusky smoke ascended high into the air. Paul turned from the river to the wilderness, and there he found a solitary woodsman, hewing away at the root of a tall tree. His sharp narrow axe had penetrated deep into the stem, the boughs shook, the leaves quivered, and the whole tree trembled.

Lank, sinewy, and yellow as a hawks foot, the woodsman kept hewing away, regardless of the presence of strangers, till the tree began to totter and reel, and, setting his back against it, and pushing to direct its fall, it descended with a crash which made the river-banks re-echp for a mile up and down. Woodsman, said Paul, for a mouthful of food and the use of thy boat across the river, what shall I give thee?-- For food and boat, said the American, wiping his brow, and resuming his hat and jacket- why, a tasting of venison and turkey, and a cast of my boat across, cannot well be much.

Come, we can talk the matter over at my waggon. And he conducted them VOL. III. P to an opening in the wood, where corn grew green and long, and where a waggon, covered like a tent, contained the travelling settlers family and goods. Penelope, said the American, speaking in at the door of his caravan, Penelope, my dove, here be strangers- get on the gridiron, broil the breast of the turkey which we picked yesterday---here be travellers- they have gold in...



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