Zigzag Journeys in the Great Northwest: Or, A Trip to the American Switzerland

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Estes and Lauriat, 1890 - Adventure stories - 319 pages
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Page 183 - As soon as the cat had lapped up the milk, the cat began to kill the rat ; the rat began to gnaw the rope ; the rope began to hang the butcher ; the butcher began to kill the ox ; the ox began to drink the water ; the water began to quench the fire ; the fire began to burn the stick ; the stick began to beat the dog ; the dog began to bite the pig; the little pig in a fright jumped over the stile ; and so the old woman got home that night.
Page 273 - Latitude: hee entred thereinto, sayling therein more then twentie dayes, and found that Land trending still sometime North-west and North-east, and North, and also East and South-eastward and very much broader Sea then was at the said entrance, and that he passed by divers Hands in that sayling.
Page 274 - Also, he said that he thought the cause of his ill reward had of the Spaniards, to be for that they did understand very well that the English nation had now given over all their voyages for...
Page 93 - Silent night, holy night! All is calm, all is bright. Round yon virgin mother and child, Holy infant so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace!
Page 274 - And upon conference had twice with the said Greek pilot, I did write thereof accordingly to England, unto the right honorable the old Lord Treasurer Cecil, and to Sir Walter Raleigh, and to Master Richard Hakluyt, that famous cosmographer, certifying them hereof. And I prayed them to disburse one hundred pounds, to bring the said Greek pilot into England with myself, for that my own purse would not stretch so wide at that time. And I had answer that this action was well liked, and greatly desired...
Page 90 - I saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas day, on Christmas day, I saw three ships come sailing in On Christmas day in the morning.
Page 273 - I laid before him,) until he came to the latitude of 47 degrees ; and that there finding that the land trended north and northeast, with a broad inlet of sea, between 47 and 48 degrees . of latitude...
Page 273 - Also he said, that he went on Land in divers places, and that he saw some people on Land, clad in Beasts...
Page 174 - Faintly as tolls the evening chime Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn. Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The Rapids are near and the daylight's past.
Page 292 - ... He turns to the beach, the receding swell which had taken him out returns and leaves him high and dry. For a few minutes he seems so weary that he weakly crawls up out beyond the swift-returning wash, and coils himself up for a recuperative nap. He sleeps perhaps half an hour, then awakes ' as light as a dollar,' and to his swimming lesson he goes again. Once boldly swimming, the pup fairly revels in his new happiness. " The fur seals after leaving the islands in the autumn and early winter do...

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