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A Night in the Snow

or, A Struggle for Life

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Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,141 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 424
Added to site: 2007.01.06
mnybks.net#: 15725
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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k and fast that my servant, who had come some distance up the lane from Wolstaston in hopes of seeing something of me, describing it to me afterwards, said, "Sir, it was just as if they were throwing it on to us out of buckets." I fought on through it, however, expecting soon to come to the fir wood. On and on I went, but not a glimpse of its friendly shelter could I see, the real fact being that I had borne away a great deal too much to the right, almost at right angles to my proper course. Having been blown down over and over again, I had probably, in rising to my feet, altered my direction unconsciously. The wind too, by which I had been trying to steer, proved a treacherous compass; for, as I have been told, about this time it went more round into the south. It was, moreover, becoming very dark. After a while I became aware that the ground under my feet was of a wrong shape, sloping downwards when it should have been level, and I then knew that I had missed my way. This, however, gave me no great uneasine

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