Sketches of Indian Life

Paperback | July 10, 2012

byFrederick Frost

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... I was thinking and praying, when light and glory shone round me and lit up my old wigwam with splendor; then I knew that the Saviour had come to me and His glory shone round about me and in my soul as well." " Sun of my soul, Thou Saviour dear, It is not night if Thou be near." XVII. FISHING FOR SPECKLED TROUT IN THE NEPIGON RIVER. This river has been noted for its trout fishing for a great number of years. It is visited by great people from all parts of the world. I hare met lords and dukes from the Old Country, and people who had more money than if they were lords or dukes, all coming to fish for speckled trout in the Nepigon, which everybody knows are the best and largest speckled trout in the world. I was travelling in company with the Bishop of Algoma, then prosecuting his work as a Missionary Bishop in that remote region of the world, when we saw in the distance a very strange figure standing upon the rocks. As we drew near the figure resolved itself into a man. The exposed part of his person was covered with network to protect him from the flies, which were in millions. This accounted for his strange appearance. He proved to be a nobleman or the relative of a nobleman, I forget which, who had been a missionary in India and was just returning home to England, but had stopped on his way to fish in the Nepigon. He showed us a large speckled trout that he had caught. It was indeed a beauty and it gave the nobleman much pleasure in exhibiting it He had it skinned and fastened on to a sheet of birch bark so as to preserve it. Once when on my way down the river I came upon some gentlemen from Pittsburg, who had been fishing for some days. They had five very large fish, but were rather dissatisfied, and intended to remove their camps farther up...

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... I was thinking and praying, when light and glory shone round me and lit up my old wigwam with splendor; then I knew th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:July 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217053106

ISBN - 13:9780217053105

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