The Choice Works Of Cooper (volume 3); Last Of The Mohicans: Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

The Choice Works Of Cooper (volume 3); Last Of The Mohicans: Last of the Mohicans

byJames Fenimore Cooper

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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. 1856. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV. Snug. Have yon the lion's part written? Pray you, if it be, give it me, for I am Blow of study. Quince. Yon may do it extempore, for it is nothing but roaring. Midsummer Night S Drkah. There was a strange blending of the ridiculous with that which was solemn in this scene. The beast still continued its rolling, and apparently untiring movements, though its ludicrous attempt to imitate the melody of David ceased the instant the latter abandoned the field. The words of Gamut were, as has been seen, in his native tongue; and to Duncan they seemed pregnant with some hidden meaning, though nothing present assisted him in discovering the object of their allusion. A speedy end was, however, put to every conjecture on the subject, by the manner of the chief, who advanced to the bedside of the invalid, and beckoned away the whole group of female attendants that had clustered there to witness the skill of the stranger. He was implicitly, though reluctantly, obeyed; and when the low echo which rang along the hollow, natural gallery, from the distant closing door, had ceased, pointing towards his insensible daughter, he said--"Now let my brother show his power." Thus unequivocally called on to exercise the functions of his assumed character, Heyward was apprehensive that the smallest delay might prove dangerous. Endeavoring then to collect his ideas, he prepared to perform that species of incantation, and those uncouth rites under which the Indian conjurors are accustomed to conceal their ignorance and impotency. It is more than probable that, in the disordered state of his thoughts, he would soon have fallen into some suspicious, if not fatal error, had not his incipient attempts been interrupted by a fierce growl from the quadruped. Three several times...

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Title:The Choice Works Of Cooper (volume 3); Last Of The Mohicans: Last of the MohicansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217576745

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