Afar in the Forest

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Author: W.H.G. Kingston
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 79,035 / 219 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,307
Added to site: 2007.05.09
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, than to allow others to labour for him."

I fully agreed with Uncle Mark. Indeed, my ambition had long been to support myself. I had an idea, nevertheless, that the skins I preserved brought more immediate profit than did the result of his labours with the axe. But, everything considered, we got on very well together; for I was grateful to him for the affection and care he had bestowed on me during my childhood.

I was hard at work that day preparing a number of birds I had shot in the morning; and when dinnertime came, Uncle Mark, telling me to continue my task, said he would get our meal ready. Having quickly prepared it, he brought out the platters, and set himself down near me. I washed my hands, and speedily despatched my dinner; after which I returned to my work.

"Will you go on with the account you were giving me last night?" I said, observing that he did not seem inclined to move. "You have more than half an hour to rest, and I will then come and help you."

"Where was I? Oh

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