Among The People Of British Columbia; Red, White, Yellow, And Brown by Frances Elizabeth Herring

Among The People Of British Columbia; Red, White, Yellow, And Brown

byFrances Elizabeth Herring

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter xxi ota the jap--his dream--learning to read and write--japanese fable of "the dogs and mr monkey"--visit from danish woman--character sketch. ny one who had never tried camping would think the time must hang heavy on our hands! but not so. The inward content bred by living in the open air predisposes to rest, and with my hands in my lap I could sit alone and watch the water hurtling round log, stone, or little island, without a desire beyond. Even the future, to which Old Time was hastening, and for which I felt so little prepared, had lost its alarms; and when I would look round and find that Phil had been seated near me without disturbing my reverie, a sweet feeling of protection stole over me, and I felt able to meet life by his side, let it be tranquil or stormy. The month we were to spend in this sylvan paradise was drawing to a close. Tom, who had been with uncle in the upper stretches of the Fraser surveying miners' claims, was to join us to-morrow for a few days, and dear Mina, who was no longer "little," for she stood some half a head taller than her betrothed, and had grown serious for her, was to have some real companionship. Phil could scarcely realize that she had grown old enough for the serious side of life, but he had ceased to tease, for it was patent...

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Title:Among The People Of British Columbia; Red, White, Yellow, And BrownFormat:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217163793

ISBN - 13:9780217163798

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