Rollo On The Rhine (volume 5) by Jacob AbbottRollo On The Rhine (volume 5) by Jacob Abbott

Rollo On The Rhine (volume 5)

byJacob Abbott

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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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. 1868. Excerpt: ... The plan of the raft voyage. How to make the baigain. will get there about two o'clock. Then there will be a steamer coming along by there at three, which will bring up here at four, just about dinner time. The waiter says that he will go out with me to the raft, and explain it all to the captain, because the captain would not understand me, as he only knows German." "Very well," said Mr. George. "That's a very good plan. Only I advise you to make a bargain with the captain to put you ashore any where you like. Because you know you may get tired before you have gone so far as ten miles. "In fact," continued Mr. George, "I would not say any thing about the distance that you wish to go to the captain. Just make a bargain with him to let you go aboard his raft for a little while, and to send you ashore whenever you wish to go." "Yes," said Rollo, "I will; that will be the best plan. But I am sure that I shall want to go as far as ten miles." So Rollo went to his trunk, and began to unlock it in a hurried manner; and when he had opened it, he put his hand down into it at the left hand corner, on the front side, which was the olace where he always kept his fishing line. "What are you looking for?" said Mr. George. Why Kollo carried his fishing line. Mr. George sends for a commissioner. "My fishing line," replied Rollo; "is not that a good plan?" "Yes," said Mr. George, "an excellent plan." Rollo had no very definite idea of being able to fish while on the raft, but there was a sort of instinct which prompted him always to take his fishing line whenever he went on any excursion whatever that was connected with the water. Mr. George had a pretty definite idea that he would not be able to fish; but still he thought it a good plan for Rollo to take the line, for h...
Title:Rollo On The Rhine (volume 5)Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217792634

ISBN - 13:9780217792639