Along the Mohawk Trail: Or, Boy Scouts on Lake Champlain

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World Publishing Company, 1912 - 394 pages
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Page 129 - And this our life, exempt from public haunts, Finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in every thing.
Page 64 - Send and receive a message either in semaphore or Morse, sixteen letters per minute. "4. Go on foot, or row a boat, alone to a point seven miles away and return again ; or if conveyed by any vehicle or animal, go to a distance of fifteen miles and back, and write a short report on it. It is preferable that he should take two days over it.
Page 158 - A REMARKABLE REVOLUTION. A REVOLUTION which is serious enough to overthrow a reigning sovereign — which is short enough to last only nine hours — and which is peaceable enough to begin and end without the taking of a single life or the shedding of a drop of blood, is certainly a phenomenon in the history of human affairs which is worth being carefully investigated. Such a revolution actually happened, in the empire of Eussia, little more than a century and a quarter ago.
Page 199 - These are our regulations There's just one law for the Scout And the first and the last, and the present and the past, And the future and the perfect is "Look out!" I, thou and he, look out! We, ye and they, look out! Though you didn't or you wouldn't Or you hadn't or you couldn't; You jolly well must look out! Look out, when you start for the day, That your kit is packed to your mind; There is no use going away With half of it left behind. Look out that your laces are tight, And your boots are easy...
Page 395 - They are all books of the sort that boys like best, sound, healthy red-blooded stories that make for manhood. As many boys will wish to own the entire series, it has been thought best to start with a list of...

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