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afterwards appeared arms asked bear began believe boat bring brought called canoes captain carry caused close coming condition creatures danger dead desired distance easy English Englishmen escape especially father fellow fire five four Friday frighted gave give given gone governor ground hands head hear heard hour immediately island keep killed kind knew land least leave less lived looked manner mate mean mind never night observed occasion ordered perceived perhaps pieces planted poor possible presently prisoners Providence reason resolved rest sail savages saved seems seen sent shewed ship shore shot side sight soon Spaniards speak stand stood strong sure surprised taken tell thing thought told took tree turned voyage whole wind wood wounded
Page 42 - His hair was long and black, not curled like wool; his forehead very high and large, and a great vivacity and sparkling sharpness in his eyes. The colour of his skin was not quite black, but very tawny; and yet not of an ugly yellow nauseous tawny, as the Brazilians and Virginians, and other natives of America are; but of a bright kind of a dun olive colour, that had in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and plump; his nose small, not flat like the negroes;...
Page 211 - ... and the men of labour spent their strength in daily strugglings for bread to maintain the vital strength they laboured with ; so living in a daily circulation of sorrow, living but to work, and working but to live, as if daily bread were the only end of wearisome life, and a wearisome life the only occasion of daily bread.
Page 43 - I was very well pleased with him. In a little time I began to speak to him, and teach him to speak to me ; and first, I made him know his name should be Friday, which was the day I saved his life ; and I called him so for the memory of the time; 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.