The Boy Pilot; Or, Olaf Thorlaksen, by W. Oertel Von Horn [Tr. ] by M. Sheeleigh

The Boy Pilot; Or, Olaf Thorlaksen, by W. Oertel Von Horn [Tr. ] by M. Sheeleigh

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...words the sale was effected, and the two men went together to the sysselman's, in order to give the agreement the legal sanction and security. A day was named in the spring of the following year when Knud should be put in possession of the house and its appurtenances. When Olaf called his uncle to dinner, the whole transaction was already concluded. With a cheerful heart the uncle walked with his brave-looking nephew toward Thorlaksen's house. Thyrssen usually came after dinner to see his old friend; but on this day yet another object led him, namely, to speak with Knudsen in regard to the purchase of the horses needful for the journey to Hekla and the Geysers, as the time had arrived for realizing this desirable tour. When the business relating to the excursion was arranged and Thyrssen had again promised to be one of the party, Knudsen smilingly turned to Thorlaksen, saying, "What would you think, Father Thorlaksen, should I for the future become your next neighbor, if the Lord grant his blessing so that I return 'n safety?" Thorlaksen looked at him with a doubtful iir. "How am I to understand this?" and all turned toward Knudsen with growing eagerness. "You.should regard it in this way," the latter continued, "that I shall move into neighbor Linberg's house and there begin my business." "An odd representation!" returned Thorlaksen. "No, father, not an odd representation," rejoined Knudsen, "it is just as I say. This morning I bought Linberg's house and business establishment." The old man looked at him hesitatingly and shook his head. "No, no!" spoke Knudsen, "do not question. Olaf," said he, "go at once to the sysselman and ask him to let you see...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123655339X
  • 9781236553393