A Third Class Reader; Consisting Of Extracts In Prose And Verse, For The Use Of The Third Classes In Public And Private Schools With An Introductory T by George Stillman HillardA Third Class Reader; Consisting Of Extracts In Prose And Verse, For The Use Of The Third Classes In Public And Private Schools With An Introductory T by George Stillman Hillard

A Third Class Reader; Consisting Of Extracts In Prose And Verse, For The Use Of The Third Classes…

byGeorge Stillman Hillard

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858. Excerpt: ... which had long been his hunting companion, and had guarded him many a night when camping on the. prairies. The girl had in her veins the blood of Indian heroes, and she cfhailed not. She demanded with lofty enthusiasm to be made his wife; and then, acquainted with every stratagem of savage war, and with every faculty sharpened by affection and her husband's danger, she watched, warned, and shielded him at all times with a vigilance that never failed. XL I.--THE SAME SUBJECT, CONCLUDED. In vain the brother of the Wolf surveyed from afar this fortress of the Eagle. It was evident that long before he could reach a point from which the young warrior could be seen, he would himself be within the range of his rifle, without a cover of any kind. Often, by night, he attempted to ascend the mound; but scarcely could he put his foot upon its base before the dog of the Eagle would give his master the alarm, and then to approach would only be to go to his own death. It was known that the Young Eagle's food could be brought to him by no one but his wife; but no one saw her form, or heard her footsteps on the mound. The brother of the Wolf knew well that the Eagle's wife must supply him with food, and determined, if possible, to entrap him. He therefore studied and imitated her gait, and carefully observed her dress; and when he felt that he was perfect in his part, he arrayed himself one evening in a dress the exact counterpart of hers, with knife and tomahawk concealed beneath, and bearing some food openly before him, took) just at twilight, the common path up the mound, where he knew the mere sound of footsteps would be less likely to alarm the dog or his master; and he hoped to approach so near without suspicion, that he might by a sudden rush secure his victim. Hi...
Title:A Third Class Reader; Consisting Of Extracts In Prose And Verse, For The Use Of The Third Classes…Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217430317

ISBN - 13:9780217430319

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