The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner: Who Lived Eight & Twenty Years All Alone in an Uninhabited Island on the Coast of America Near the Mouth of the Great River Oroonoque; Having Been Cast on Shore by Shipwreck Wherin All the Men Perished But Himself. With an Account how He was at Last as Strangely Delivered by Pyrates. Written by Himself...
John Stockdale, 1790 - 389 pages
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Page 190 - I went up to a rising ground to look farther; I went up the shore, and down the shore, but it was all one; I could see no other impression but that one. I went to it again to see if there were any more, and to observe if it might not be my fancy; but there was no room for that, for there was exactly the very print of a foot, toes, heel, and every part of a foot; how it came thither I knew not, nor could in the least imagine.
Page 291 - It was remarkable, too, we had but three subjects, and they were of three different religions. My man Friday was a Protestant, his father was a Pagan and a cannibal, and the Spaniard was a Papist. However, I allowed liberty of conscience throughout my dominions.
Page 84 - I had never handled a tool in my life, and yet in time by labour, application, and contrivance, I found at last that I wanted nothing but I could have made it, especially if I had had tools...
Page 248 - I likewise taught him to say Master, and then let him know that was to be my name ; I likewise taught him to say Yes and No, and to know the meaning of them.
Page 194 - Call upon me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Page 248 - ... not very easy to describe. His face was round and plump; his nose small, not flat like the Negroes', a very good mouth, thin lips, and his fine teeth well set, and white as ivory.
Page 291 - Secondly, my people were perfectly subjected. I was absolute lord and lawgiver; they all owed their lives to me, and were ready to lay down their lives, if there had been occasion of it, for me.