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Two Knapsacks; A Novel of Canadian Summer Life (Paperback) Loot Price: R464
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Two Knapsacks; A Novel of Canadian Summer Life (Paperback): J., Cawdor Bell
Two Knapsacks; A Novel of Canadian Summer Life (Paperback): J., Cawdor Bell

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Two Knapsacks; A Novel of Canadian Summer Life (Paperback)

J., Cawdor Bell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...sad casualty, as my niece infohms me, in the fall of Mr. Nash; which leaves the strength of the gahhison fohteen, as against thihteen of the assailants. My friend, Mr. Wilkinson, infohma me that a small detachment of five men, well ahmed, holds a foht some six miles in the dihection of the enemy. Now, gentlemen of the council of wah, can we not obtain that this friendly outpost make a divahsion in conceht with the offensive paht of our ahmy? Send a scout with instynctions fob them to occupy the wood neah their foht, and, eitheh with blank or ball cahtyidge--as you, Genehal Cahhuthers, may dihect--meet the enemy as onah troops dyive them back, and thus pehvent them seeking the coveh of the trees agaJost us. This being done, send a scout, mounted if possible, to guahd against attack from the left; post pistol sentinels round the buildings, and fohm the rest of the available fohce into an attacking pahty occupying the strategic point examined by Mr. Tehhy and me: I allude to the plantation to the reah of the right wing. Just as soon as the enemy comes up to occupy that position, chahge them like bulldogs and drive them as fah as possible towahds the road, and at last bring them undeh the guns of our friendly foht. That, I think, is bettah than losing heaht by watching all night long and endangehing the safety of the ladies. Such, gentlemen, is my humble counsel." "Hark till him, now, jantlemen; pay attintion till him, all av yeez, ' exclaimed Mr. Terry; "fer 'tis the wurrud av a sowldjer and an offisher." "Assume command, Colonel, if you please. We are all ready to obey orders," said the Squire. "Is that not the case, friends 1" To this the whole company answered "Yes," and Colonel Morton at once gave...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: J., Cawdor Bell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 152
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41417-6
Categories: Promotions
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 1-150-41417-0
Barcode: 9781150414176

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