Wau-bun

The Early Day in the Northwest

Language: English
Wordcount: 113,770 / 335 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.5
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 390
Added to site: 2004.07.02
mnybks.net#: 8506
Genres: Biography, Adventure
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noble bearing, his genial humor, his untiring benevolence, his upright, uncompromising adherence to principle, his ardent philanthropy, his noble disinterestedness. Irving in his "Astoria," and Franchere in his "Narrative," give many striking traits of his early character, together with events of his history of a thrilling and romantic interest, but both have left the most valuable portion unsaid, his after-life, namely, as a Christian gentleman.

Of his beloved partner, who still survives him, mourning on her bereaved and solitary pilgrimage, yet cheered by the recollection of her long and useful course as a "Mother in Israel," we will say no more than to offer the incense of loving hearts, and prayers for the best blessings from her Father in heaven.


CHAPTER II

MICHILIMACKINAC.

Michilimackinac! that gem of the Lakes! How bright and beautiful it looked as we walked abroad on the following morning! The rain had passed away, but had left all things glittering

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