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Canoe Mates in Canada

Three Boys Afloat on the Saskatchewan

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,504 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,021
Added to site: 2006.10.08
mnybks.net#: 14925
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eclared themselves satisfied.

But, although their tongues were silent during this half-hour, their eyes did double duty, and Owen found a thousand things at which to wonder.

The canoe had been enough to excite his curiosity, but everything he saw about the camp was in keeping with such luxury.

The dun-colored tent was a beauty, and doubtless positively waterproof, for the rain that had been beating down ever since they commenced eating had found no inlet; and the fly over the fire sufficed to keep it from being extinguished.

He saw several warbags of the same kind of canvas, evidently used for the storage of clothes and provisions; and in addition there were a couple of guns, rubber ponchos, gray blankets that peeped out of two expensive sleeping bags, and a couple of black japanned boxes the contents of which he could not picture, unless they might be something in the way of surveyors' instruments; for Owen had once seen a party of these gentry running a line through the forest, a

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