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Abel Adam's animals anyway apples bear beast borrower boughs breed Buffalo buzzard Cain called catastrophe caught chestnut Clodded creature says danger Days Later deal death dodo doubt eaten emigrate enigma exceedingly fish foolish Four Months Later Friday front legs fruit goes grass HARVARD COLLEGE hind legs Hungry hunted intruded joke justified keep kind laugh lions and tigers live lonesome meaning Meantime mistake—it Monday morning mouth muzzle never seen Niagara Falls night noise obliged overdue Park parrot paws perplex pity plain play plunge quieter resemblance Saturday Says it looks scenery seems Serpent snake snatched sorry sounds species sufficiently summer resort Sunday Pulled Superintend tail talk tbe original Tear teeth thing thought Three Months Later titter and blush told tracks trap tree trouble true kangaroo trying Tuesday uncomfortable weary Wednesday week Whirlpool wonderful woods word
Page 45 - I was obliged to eat them, I was so hungry. It was against my principles, but I find that principles have no real force except when one is well fed. . . . She came curtained in boughs and bunches of leaves, and when I asked her what she meant by such nonsense, and snatched them away and threw them down, she tittered and blushed. I had never seen a person titter and blush before, and to me it seemed unbecoming and idiotic. She said I would soon know how it was myself. This was correct. Hungry as I...
Page 89 - After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
Page 3 - Monday.— This new creature with the long hair is a good deal in the way. It is always hanging around and following me about. I don't like this; I am not used to company. I wish it would stay with the other animals. . . . Cloudy today, wind in the east; think we shall have rain. . . . We? Where did I get that word? ... I remember now— the new creature uses it.
Page 89 - ... astonished, for it has already been everything else it could think of, since those first days when it was a fish. The new one is as ugly now as the old one was at first; has the same sulphur-and-raw-meat complexion and the same singular head without any fur on it. She calls it Abel. Ten Years Later.— They are boys; we found it out long ago.
Page 5 - Tuesday Been examining the great waterfall. It is the finest thing on the estate, I think. The new creature calls it Niagara Falls — why, I am sure I do not know. Says it looks like Niagara Falls. That is not a reason; it is mere waywardness and imbecility.
Page 79 - I shall go over, mornings, to breakfast, and see if it has more teeth. If it gets a mouthful of teeth it will be time for it to go, tail or no tail, for a bear does not need a tail in order to be dangerous. FOUR MONTHS LATER. — I have been off hunting and fishing a month, up in the region that she calls Buffalo; I don't know why, unless it is because there are not any buffaloes there. Meantime the bear has learned to paddle around all by itself on its hind legs, and says " poppa " and
Page 11 - Privately, I continue to call it that, but not any longer publicly. The new creature says it is all woods and rocks and scenery, and therefore has no resemblance to a garden. Says it looks like a park, and does not look like anything but a park. Consequently, without consulting me, it has been new-named — NIAGARA FALLS PARK. This is sufficiently high-handed, it seems to me. And already there is a sign up : KEEP OFF THE GRASS My life is not as happy as it was.
Page 55 - Erie ; caught it in the timber a couple of miles from our dug-out — or it might have been four, she isn't certain which. It resembles us in some ways, and may be a relation. That is what she thinks, but this is an error, in my judgment. The difference in size warrants the conclusion that it is a different and new kind of...