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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A sergeant, to be sure, but that is a sort of a soldier, you know. ... "A soldier's calling is honorable, provided he has f1't only on the side of right," returned the Pathfinder, "and as the Frenchers are always wrong, and his sacred ...
"That may be the bowl of a pipe belonging to a soldier. Many use the red-skin pipes." "See," said the Big Serpent, again holding the thing he had found up to the view of his friend. The bowl of the pipe was of soap-stone, and was carved ...
"That is gospel truth, Tuscarora, if the Mingoes didn't know that they are near soldiers, but soldiers commonly think more of their dinner at a halt than of their wisdom and danger. No, no, let the boy pile on his logs, and smoke them ...
A king's soldier will swear and he will drink, and it is of little use to try to prevent him, a gentleman likes his delicacies, and a lady her feathers and it does not avail much to struggle against either, whereas an Indian's natur' ...
Spirited, accustomed to self-reliance, and sustained by the pride of considering herself a soldier's daughter, she could hardly be said to be under the influence of fear, yet her heart often beat quicker than common, her fine blue eye ...
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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