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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"He must be right, uncle, for his eye seems never to fail. But it is now urgent to know whether we meet as friends or foes. They may be French." "One hail will soon satisfy us on that head," returned Cap. "Stand you behind the tree, ...
This is my niece Mabel, I call her Magnet, for a reason she never dreams of, though you may possibly have education enough to guess at it, having some pretentions to understand the compass, I suppose." "The reason is easily comprehended ...
... water from the spring, and as he sat near her, fast won his way to her esteem by his gentle but frank manner of manifesting his care, homage that woman always wishes to receive, but which is never so flattering or so agreeable as ...
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 ...
... I take it the Sergeant has a quiet conscience as well as a good character. I have never slept more sweetly than when I have fl't the Mingos, though it is the law with me to fight always like a white man and never like an Indian.
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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