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The Story of Hiawatha

Adapted from Longfellow

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Co-author: Winston Stokes
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,621 / 162 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 684
Added to site: 2010.04.09
mnybks.net#: 27284
Origin: gutenberg.org
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now, and Shawondasee cried out in his sorrow: "Ah, my brother of the North-wind, you have robbed me of my treasure! You have stolen the bright-haired maiden, and have wooed her with your stories of the Northland!" and Shawondasee wandered through the air, sighing with passion until, lo and behold! the maiden disappeared.

Foolish Shawondasee! It was no maiden that you longed for. It was the prairie dandelion, and you puffed her away forever with your useless sighing.


III

HIAWATHA'S CHILDHOOD

NO doubt you will wonder what the stories of the Four Winds have to do with Hiawatha, and why he has not been spoken of before; but soon you will see that if you had not read these stories, you could not understand how the life of Hiawatha was different from that of any other Indian. And Hiawatha had been chosen by the great Manito to be the leader of the red men, to share their troubles and to teach them; so of course there were a great many things that took place before he was born that h

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