The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe, with illustr. by J.D. Watson, engr. by the brothers Dalziel


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Seite 144 - I went up to a rising ground to look farther. I went up the shore and down the shore, but it was all one, I could see no other impression but that one. I went to it again to see if there were any more, and to observe if it might not be my fancy...
Seite 145 - When I came to my castle (for so I think I called it ever after this), I fled into it like one pursued; whether I went over by the ladder, as first contrived, or went in at the hole in the rock, which I...
Seite 191 - European in his countenance too, especially when he smiled. His hair was long and black, not curled like wool ; his forehead very high and large ; and a great vivacity and sparkling sharpness in his eyes.
Seite 46 - Now I wanted nothing but a boat to furnish myself with many things which I foresaw would be very nece.ssary to me. It was in vain to sit still and wish for what was not to be had ; and this extremity roused my application.
Seite 45 - ... her stern lay lifted up upon the bank, and her head low almost to the water ; by this means all her quarter was free, and all that was in that part was dry : for you may be sure my first work was to search and to see what was spoiled, and what was free : and first I found that all the ship's provisions were dry and untouched by the water; and being very well disposed to eat, I went to the...
Seite 49 - ... with this cargo I put to sea. For a mile, or thereabouts, my raft went very well, only that I found it drive a little distant from the place where I had landed before; by which I perceived that there was some indraft of the water, and consequently, I hoped to find some creek or river there, which I might make use of as a port to get to land with my cargo. As I imagined, so it was. There appeared before me a little opening of the land.
Seite 222 - Secondly, my people were perfectly subjected. I was absolute lord and lawgiver ; they all owed their lives to me, and were ready to lay down their lives, if there had been occasion of it, for me.

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