The Pathfinder: Or, The Inland Sea
The Floating Press, 1. 7. 2011 - Počet stran: 538
Gear up for a stiff dose of frontier life with The Pathfinder, the third novel in James Fenimore Cooper's beloved Leatherstocking Tales series. Focusing on the pioneer hero Natty Bumppo and his efforts to help the scattered members of a frontier community in the American Midwest, the novel is rich in historical detail, conflict, and adventure.
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... his Indian companion by his conventional English name, "will it not be well to join company with them, and get a comfortable berth for the night in their wigwam?" "N0 wigwam there," Arrowhead answered in his unmoved manner—"too much 12.
"N0 wigwam there," Arrowhead answered in his unmoved manner—"too much tree." "But Indians must be there, perhaps some old mess-mates of your own, Master Arrowhead." "No Tuscarora—no Oneida—no Mohawk—pale-face fire." "The devil it is?
The Tuscarora looked at the seaman with quiet superiority as he answered, "Ontario, like heaven, one sun, and the great traveller will know it." "Well, I have been a great traveller, I cannot deny, but of all my v'y'ges this has been ...
The Indian turned, cast a glance at the compass, which Cap held in a way to direct his course, and gravely answered, "A pale-face eye. The Tuscarora see in his head. The Salt-water (for so the Indian styled his companion) all eye now, ...
"It has an unseaman-like look," answered Cap, "but, being in the woods, no one will know it. If you think, Mabel—" "Uncle, I know. There is no cause to fear for me, and you are always nigh to protect me." "Well, take one of the pistols, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecenze od uživatele - TheGalaxyGirl - LibraryThing
I read The Deerslayer and The Last of the Mohicans many years ago, and was interested to discover this version of Natty Bumppo. In keeping with his era, Cooper is quite long-winded and didactic at ... Přečíst celou recenzi
LibraryThing ReviewRecenze od uživatele - Lukerik - LibraryThing
A nice edition, with few typos and excellent critical apparatus. You don't, strictly speaking, need the notes (unless you must know the meaning of every nautical term), but you'll come to appreciate ... Přečíst celou recenzi