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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... or, we might almost say, instinct,— "A pale-face's fire! Surely, uncle, he cannot know that?" "Ten days since, child, I would have sworn to it, but now I hardly know what to believe. May I take the liberty of asking, Arrowhead, ...
I never believe much in the learning of them that dwell in towns, for I never yet met with one that had an eye for a rifle or a trail." "That's my manner of reasoning, Master Pathflnder, to a yarn. Walking about streets, going to church ...
"That is rational, and he is bound to believe you, though, I fancy, most of the roads to the last are on dry land. The sea is what my poor sister Bridget used to call a 'purifying place,' and one is out of the way of temptation when out ...
to account for these things, but I think it the duty of all to believe in them. " "Hold on there, Master Pathf1nder," interrupted Cap, not without some heat, "in the way of a proper and manly faith, I will turn my back on no one, ...
... which an uninstructed eye would believe menaced inevitable destruction to an object so fragile. But the very lightness of the canoe had favored its descent, for, borne on the crest of the waves, and directed by a steady eye and an ...
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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