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Allfrey appeared baby Richards began Benjamin Hicks Big Ben Bigbear Gully boat Bradling Bukawanga Bunco canoe Captain Dall chance companions comrades coral island course cried Cupples dark diggings doctor exclaimed Larry eyes Faix fire Flora followed forest Frank friends gazing goin gold goold Grizzly Bear hand head heard hero horses Indian Irishman Jeffson Jemima Joe Graddy kape lads land Larry O'Hale laugh leaped look luck Maryann mate miners mister morning mother mountains Muggins mules natives never night nothin observed Old Peter Osten party passed pipe plain poor pounds sterling quiet reef replied roar round Sacramento River sail sand savages seized ship shot shouted smile soon South America sprang suddenly sure tell there's things thought tiger tion tone trapper travellers tree turned wance Wandering Westwood wild
Page 32 - The commotion or disturbance thus created produces two great currentsó from the equator to the poles and from the poles to the equator. But...
Page 6 - Redskin. 8. Saved by the Lifeboat; or, A Tale of Wreck and Rescue on the Coast.
Page 4 - SUNK AT SEA ; or, The Adventures of Wandering Will in the Pacific. 6. LOST IN THE FOREST ; or, Wandering Will in South America.
Page 69 - The next day brought us to a lovely little spot, a small prairie of perhaps 200 acres, surrounded by low wooded hills, and on one side a lake winding with many an inlet amongst the hills and into the plain, while here and there a tiny promontory, richly clothed with pines and aspens, stretched out into the water. The beauty of the place had struck the rude voyageurs, its only visitors, except the Indians, and they had named it La Belle Prairie. As we crossed it, we remarked to one another what a...
Page 38 - in a state of utter weariness and depression ! B puts his whole soul into the thing on the principle that ' whatever is worth doing is worth doing well ' : he masters the genealogies : he calls up pictures before his ' mind's eye ' as he reads about the scenery : best of all, he resolutely shuts the book at the end of some chapter, while his interest is yet at its keenest, and turns to other subjects ; so that, when next he allows himself an hour...