Paddle and Portage: From Moosehead Lake to the Aroostook River, Maine

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Estes & Lauriat, 1882 - 148 pagina's
 

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Pagina 131 - Now, my co-mates and brothers in exile, Hath not old custom made this life more sweet Than that of painted pomp? Are not these woods More free from peril than the envious court? Here feel we but the penalty of Adam, — The seasons...
Pagina 79 - The wise and active conquer difficulties, By daring to attempt them. Sloth and folly Shiver and shrink at sight of toil and hazard, And make th
Pagina 3 - Hunting, it is the noblest exercise, Makes men laborious, active, wise, Brings health, and doth the spirits delight, It helps the hearing and the sight : It teacheth arts that never slip The memory, good horsemanship, Search, sharpness, courage, and defence, .' And chaseth all ill habits thence.
Pagina 110 - The Moon arose : she shone upon the lake, Which lay one smooth expanse of silver light ; She shone upon the hills and rocks, and cast Upon their hollows and their hidden glens A blacker depth of shade.
Pagina 115 - Engraved by JB Quilley. On canvas, 4 ft. 9 in. h. by 7 ft. 9 in. w. Exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1813. TURNER COLLECTION. No. 494. DIDO AND ^ENEAS LEAVING CARTHAGE ON THE MORNING OF THE CHASE.
Pagina 25 - Creakingly the train followed him, pausing and starting and pausing again with groans of inertia. A very fat ox was this, protesting every moment against his employment, where speed, his duty, and sloth, his nature, kept him bewildered by their rival injunctions. Whenever the engine-driver stopped to pick a huckleberry, the train, self-braking, stopped also, and the engine took in fuel from the tall grass that grew between the sleepers.
Pagina 55 - ... not to altogether clean the brook. With that the Squire turned around, an' began to amuse himself at pistol practice with my old hat that I'd set up for a target on a tree, an' the Doctor, he pegged down the road like mad toward the bridge.
Pagina 56 - I clapped the landin' net on his old bald head an' fished him out like a drowned rat. I don't know how true it is, but they say that ever since he took that bath ther' hain't been another trout seen about the brook.
Pagina 54 - Me know," said the Indian, scarcely raising his eyes from the fire. day in that region, which happened, by the way, to be a pet fishin' ground o' their'n. As we were gittin...
Pagina 55 - spected like's not to see him tumble overboard. Reaching the spot he made a dozen or so wild casts, but at last succeeded in landin' his flies under the bridge, when he took a seat on a projectin' beam, an' let the current sweep 'em out.

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