The Life And Adventures Of Robinson Crusoe; Embellished With Engravings From Designs Volume 2

Paperback | April 21, 2013

byDaniel Defoe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...in itself; and secondly, that perhaps I could put it into a way of being done, in his absence, to his satisfaction; of which by and by. Having thus brought the affair of the island to a narrow compass. I was preparing to go on board the ship, when the young man, whom I had taken out of the famished ship's company, came to me, and told me, he understood I had a clergyman with me, and that I had caused the Englishmen to be married to the savages, whom they called wives; that he had a match too, which he desired might be finished before I went, between two Christians; which he hoped would not be disagreeable to me. I knew this must be the young woman who was his mother's servant, for there was no other Chris tian woman on the island; so I began to persuade him not to do any thing of that kind rashly, or because he found himself in this solitary circumstance. I represented, that he had some considerable substance in the world and good friends, as I understood by himself, and by his maid also; that the maid was not only poor, and a servant, but was unequal to him, she being twenty-six or twenty-seven years old, and he not above seventeen or eighteen; that he might very probably, with my assistance, make a remove from this wilderness, and come into his own country again; and that then it would be a thousand to one but he would repent his choice; and the dislike of that circumstance might be disadvantageous to both. I was going to say more, but he interrupted me, smiling; and told me, with a great deal of modesty, that I mistook in my guesses; that he had nothing of that kind in his thoughts, his present circumstances being melancholy and disconsolate enough; and he was very glad to hear, that I had some thoughts of putting them in a way to see...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...in itself; and secondly, that perhaps I could put it into a way of being done, in his absence, to his satisfact...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:April 21, 2013Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217392717

ISBN - 13:9780217392716

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