The Skeleton on Round Island

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Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,141 / 20 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 328
Added to site: 2007.10.31
mnybks.net#: 18793
Genre: Short Story
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g of a talk his gentle eyes dwelt on the listener with anxiety, and he tapped his forehead--"So many things gone from there!" His habit of saying "Oh God, yes," or "Oh God, no," was not in the least irreverent, but simply his mild way of using island English.

While water lapped the beach before his door and the sun smote sparkles on the strait, he told about this adventure across the ice, and his hearer has taken but few liberties with the recital.


THE SKELETON ON ROUND ISLAND

I am to carry Mamselle Rosalin of Green Bay from Mackinac to Cheboygan that time, and it is the end of March, and the wind have turn from east to west in the morning. A man will go out with the wind in the east, to haul wood from Boblo, or cut a hole to fish, and by night he cannot get home--ice, it is rotten; it goes to pieces quick when the March wind turns.

I am not

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