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Historical Tales, Vol. 1

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Author: Charles Morris
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,712 / 256 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 849
Added to site: 2005.08.25
mnybks.net#: 11521
Origin: gutenberg.org
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h their surroundings that Leif determined to spend the winter at that place, exploring the land so far as he could.

For some time they dwelt under booths, passing the nights in their leather sleeping-bags; but wood was abundant, axes and hands skilful to wield them were at hand, and they quickly went to work to build themselves habitations more suitable for the coming season of cold.

No inhabitants of the land were seen. So far as yet appeared, it might be a region on which human foot had never before been set. But Leif was a cautious leader. He bade his men not to separate until the houses were finished. Then he divided them into two parties, left one to guard their homes and their ship, and sent the other inland to explore.

"Beware, though," he said, "that you risk not too much. We know not what perils surround us. Go not so far inland but that you can get back by evening, and take care not to separate."

Day after day these explorations continued, the men plunging into the forest that surrounded

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