The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe: Of York, Mariner. Who Lived Eight & Twenty Years All Alone in an Uninhabited Island on the Coast of America, Near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; ... Written by Himself. ...
John Stockdale, 1790
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Page 430 - with Remarks on a Book intitled A Form of Prayer ufed by King William. The True Relation of the Apparition of one Mrs. Veal, the next day after her Death, to one Mrs. Bargrave at Canterbury, the Eighth of September, 1705. Firft Edition,
Page 435 - years, befides her childhood, was twelve times a Whore, five times a Wife, (whereof once to her own Brother,) twelve years a Thief, eight years a tranfported Felon in Virginia, at laft grew rich, lived honeft, and died a Penitent. Written from her own Memorandums. W. Chetwood, 1721.
Page 377 - Who left the name, at which the world grew pale, " To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 48 - and a broiled parrot ; which they eat very heartily, for they were hungry enough. After half an hour's confutation they were called • in, and a long debate had about them, their two countrymen charging them with the ruin of all their labour, and a defign to murder them; all which they owned before, and therefore
Page 12 - in which I unhappily and unfeafonably difturbed him, really thinking he had been in a fwoon; but he fpoke calmly; thanked me; told me, he was giving GOD thanks for his deliverance ; begged me to leave him a few moments, and that, next to his Maker, he would give me thanks alfo. I was heartily
Page 44 - that they would be revenged of the Spaniards. As foon as they had made this bloody bargain, they fell to work with the poor men's habitation; they did not fet fire indeed to any thing, but they pulled down both their houfes, and pulled them fo limb from limb that they left not the lead
Page 45 - and bravado; and one of them ftepping up to one of the Spaniards, as if they had been a couple of boys at play, takes hold of his hat, as it was upon his head, and giving it a twirl about, fleering in his face, fays he to him, And you, Seignior Jack Spaniard,
Page 32 - be very far from finding any fault with it; for I knew they were a parcel of refractory ungovernable villains, and were fit for any manner of mifchief. While I was faying this, came the man whom he had fent back, and with him eleven men more: in the drefs they were in, it was
Page 110 - them. They had taught them both to plant corn, make bread, breed tame goats, and milk them ; they wanted nothing but wives, and they foon would have been a nation: they were confined to a neck of land, furrounded with high rocks behind them, and lying plain towards the fea before them, on the
Page 78 - chofen them for their wives. When they had done this, and the fright the women were in was a little over, the men went to •work, and the Spaniards came and helped them ;, and, in a few hours, they had built them every one a new hut or tent for their lodging apart; for