Archives Volume 2

Archives Volume 2

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...a spear whose shaft was two feathers in length. He had not gone far when his dogs began to sniff and run ahead, the man follow ing. They soon came to a house. It was the house of the bears. The man went to the door, at which the bear came outside, his wife following. Seeing the man, the bear took hold of him by his legs and was rising up in order to hug him. Seeing the bear's intentions, the man quickly put his arms under the fore legs of the bear and threw him over his shoulder. By the effort of throwing him, the man lost his balance. In order to save himself he put out his hands and in doing so got hold of the wife on a certain part of her body, which rather pleased her. After a while she went into the house and began to scratch a hole in the floor. By doing so she showed that she wished the man to remain with her. Meanwhile the bear, disliking such rough treatment, "cleared out" for the woods, where he remained a number of years, having gone, he said, in order to get some food. The wife, seeing that her husband had gone, and the man having gained her affections, took possession of herself and house. After living with her a number of years and having two children by her, the man said to her one day he would like to return to his own country, in order to visit his relations whom he had not seen for many years. The wife replied, "You may go whenever you please, but by no means visit your first wife, because you might not return to us." This he promised not to do; so he got ready and left. After spending a few weeks amongst his relatives, he one day met his first wife, with whom he held a long conversation. During the interview his old love returned; so he promised to live with her again and leave her no more, more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236785266
  • 9781236785268