The Choice Works Of Cooper (volume 5); Pioneers: Pioneers by James Fenimore CooperThe Choice Works Of Cooper (volume 5); Pioneers: Pioneers by James Fenimore Cooper

The Choice Works Of Cooper (volume 5); Pioneers: Pioneers

byJames Fenimore Cooper

Paperback | January 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1856. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... it now, till it has been burnt over once, and tlie dead wood is gone. There'll a foolish man, the comrade of that varmint who has given mo all this trouble, digging for oro on the east side. I told him that the kearless fellows, who thought to cateh a practys'd hunter in the woods after dark, had thrown the lighted pine knots in the brush, and that 'twould kindle like tow, and warned him to leavo the hill. But he was set upon his business, and nothing shert of Frovidenco could move him. If he isn't burnt and buried in a grave of his own digging, he's made of salamanders. Why, what ails the child ! you look as skcary as if you sce'd more painters! I wish there were more to bo found ; they'd count up faster than the beaver. But where'e the good child of a bad father ? did she forget her promise to the old man ?" " The hill! the hill! " shrieked Louisa; " she seeks you on the hill with the powder !" Natty recoiled several feet at this unexpected intelligence. " The Lord of Heaven have mercy on her ! She's on the Vision, and that's a sheet of fire ag'in this. Child, if ye love the dear one, and hepe to find a friend when ye need it most, to the village, and give the alarm. The men are used to fighting fire, and there may be a chance left. Fly ! I bid yo fly! nor stop even for breath." The Leather-stocking had no sooner uttered this injunction, than he disappeared in the bushes, and when last seen by Louisa, was rushing up the mountain, with a speed that none but those whe were accustomed to the toil could attain. " Havo I found yo ! " the old man exclaimed, when ho burst out of the smoke; " God bo praised that I've found yo; but follow,--there's no time for talking." " My dress!" said Elizabeth ; " it would bo fatal to trust myself nearer to the flames in i...
Title:The Choice Works Of Cooper (volume 5); Pioneers: PioneersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.34 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217576761

ISBN - 13:9780217576765