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The Dismal Swamp and Lake Drummond, Early recollections

Vivid portrayal of Amusing Scenes

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Author: Robert Arnold
Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,090 / 69 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 324
Added to site: 2006.12.27 15639
Genre: Non-fiction

We soon arrived at "Jack's Landing," and disembarking proceeded to Jack's camp, which was but a short distance away, and known to every person who had ever visited the Lake. On our arrival the pious Mr. Woodward offered up to the Great Ruler of wind and water a prayer for our safe deliverance from a watery grave. As we had not partaken of any nourishment since early morning, it was proposed that we should eat something, which was readily agreed to, and in a short time we had gotten through that part of our work, whereupon my father said he would try his luck fishing. So taking a small boat, which he found at "Jack's Landing," placing me in it and then getting in himself, he started for some good place to commence. He fished awhile at the "Forked Gum" without any success; moved to the "Stooping Pine" with a like result. He began to think that it was the wrong moon, and leaving that place he paddled for the "Three Cypresses," where he caught some very fine fish. It was now getting late in the afternoon, and as



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