The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

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G. Routledge & Company, 1853 - 599 էջ

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Էջ 1 - 1WAS born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull. He got a good estate by merchandize, and, leaving off his trade, lived afterwards at York; from whence he had married my mother,
Էջ 121 - I could hear nothing, nor see any thing; 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
Էջ ix - Foe, alias De Foe, is charged with writing a scandalous and seditious pamphlet, entitled ' The Shortest Way with the Dissenters.' He is a middle-sized spare man, about forty years old; of a brown complexion, and dark brown coloured hair, but wears a wig; a
Էջ viii - opens with some lines which have passed into a proverb— *' Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
Էջ 134 - and so far every morning in vain, so my opinion of the action itself began to alter; and I began, with cooler and calmer thoughts, to consider what I was going to engage in ; what authority or call I had to pretend to be judge and executioner upon these men as criminals, whom Heaven had
Էջ 50 - again as the rest, and every first day of the month as long again as that long one: and thus I kept my kalendar, or weekly, monthly, and yearly reckoning of time. But it happened, that among the many things which I brought out of the ship, in the several voyages which, as above
Էջ 163 - courage, and consequently more curiosity, I took my man Friday with me, giving him the sword in his hand, with the bow and arrows at his back, which I found he could use very dexterously, making him carry one gun for me, and I two for myself; and away we marched to the place
Էջ 42 - but this last was so heavy, I could not hoist it up to get it over the ship's side. Besides these things, I took all the men's clothes that I could find, and a spare fore-top sail, a hammock, and some bedding ; and with this I loaded my second raft, and brought them
Էջ 117 - subjects. Then to see how like a king I dined too, all alone, attended by my servants: Poll, as if he had been my favourite, was the only person permitted to talk to me. My dog, who was now grown very old and crazy, and had found no
Էջ 94 - which was the thing I was upon, I resolved to make some as large as I could, and fit only to stand like jars, to hold what should be put into them. It would make the reader pity me, or rather laugh at me, to tell how many aukward ways I took to

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