This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...am going to sing (to) you
one which surely will please you," said the traveler, taking-out
his pocket-book and pretending (that) he was going to open it; and
he 15 began to sing: "Hand 5 to the pocket, And pay6 the host..."
"Does this one please you?" "Yes," said the inn-keeper, ao "Then,
now i you are paid. Farewell " 1 Tr. hour. a Tr. arrived (place
before subj.). 3 Tr. to. 4 Tr. let us go to see. 1 Use def. art. 6
2d per. pi. imper. (place after "host"). 'ya. EXERCISE XXXIII
Nature, prodigal in its gifts, dispenses them with admirable
profusion. In the most desolate countries, either1 on account of
the extreme (rigor of the) cold, or1 of the excessive (force of
the) heat, advantages are found2 which are a sort of compensation
for the wretch-5 edness of the climate. In Lapland, among the snow
3 and ice of the north, the reindeer, hitched to the sleigh of his
master, travels rapidly over long distances. That animal, more
useful there than4 the horse is among us, feeds man with his milk,
clothes him with his 10 skin, and contents himself with a little
moss which, with wonderful instinct, he finds under the snow. In
Arabia, in the midst of the burning sands, there is the camel, the
living ship of the desert, as the Arabs call 5 him. He carries the
heaviest burdens, and, under 15 the burning sun of the tropics, he
can travel a long time without quenching his thirst, contenting
himself with a little fodder. The reindeer has to travel on top of
the snow: his hoofs are large and broad. The camel has to cross the
arid plains of the desert without finding water: in his stomach he
holds a quantity sufficient for his needs during several days. 1
sea, 315. 'Reflexive; invert order. 3...
|Country of origin:
• Louis Marie Auguste Loiseaux
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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