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An American Robinson Crusoe

for American Boys and Girls

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,206 / 88 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,277
Added to site: 2007.08.14
mnybks.net#: 17917
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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VII

THE FIRST NIGHT ON LAND

"Where are my companions?" That was his first thought. He began to call and halloo: "Where are you? Come here!" But no one answered. Then he wished to see if anyone lived on the land, and he cried, "Is there no one here? Hello!" but all remained still.

All at once he drew himself together and shrank back. He heard a bush rustle and the thought came like a flash, "That is a wild animal that will pounce upon me and tear my flesh with his teeth and claws. How shall I save myself? Where shall I fly for safety? Where shall I turn? I have nothing but my clothes and my life saved from the water. All that I had the waves have swallowed up."

And then hunger and thirst began to trouble him. He had eaten nothing the whole day and the salt water had made him sick.

In the meantime the night had come on. Robinson was very tired. Everything was new and strange. He did not know which way to move. He was in the greatest terror.

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