Watch and Wait

or The Young Fugitives

Cover image for

Download


Author: Oliver Optic (William Taylor Adams)
Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,431 / 145 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 805
Added to site: 2009.02.10
mnybks.net#: 23403
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

n, who sat behind him, was not privileged to say any thing. It was his duty to speak when he was spoken to, and with a keen eye he watched the progress of the boat, as she cut her way through the sluggish waters of the bayou.

Dandy, as we have before remarked, was a youth of quick parts, and under the scientific instruction of Mr. Midshipman Raybone, he had thoroughly mastered the art of boating, not only in its application to row boats, but also in reference to sailing craft; and there was no person on the place more skilful in the management of the schooner than the body-servant of Master Archy.

The Edith flew on her course, frightening from their repose the herons and the alligators that were enjoying the sunshine of the bright spring morning. Master Archy did speak sometimes, but this morning he was unusually taciturn. He seemed to be brooding over something: those who did not know him might have supposed that he was thinking; but the son and heir of Redlawn did not often give himself up to

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Watch and Wait by Oliver Optic - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Watch and Wait by Oliver Optic - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Watch and Wait by Oliver Optic - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Watch and Wait by Oliver Optic - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Watch and Wait by Oliver Optic - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Watch and Wait by Oliver Optic - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Pollyanna
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
Pollyanna Grows Up
by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
Anne of Green Gables
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell
All the Way to Fairyland
by Evelyn Sharp

See more popular titles from this genre.