In the Forest

or, Pictures of Life and Scenery in the Woods of Canada

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Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,275 / 128 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 790
mnybks.net#: 6955
Origin: gutenberg.org

This book is essentially the same as Lady Mary and Her Nurse.

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is a fine piece of water, more than twenty miles long, and from three to five miles broad. It has pretty wooded islands, and several rivers or streams empty themselves into it. The Otonabee River is a fine broad stream, which flows through the forest a long way. Many years ago, there were no clearings on the banks, and no houses, only Indian tents or wigwams; but now there are a great many houses and farms."

"What are wigwams?"

"A sort of light tent, made with poles stuck into the ground in a circle, fastened together at the top, and covered on the outside with skins of wild animals, or with birch bark. The Indians light a fire of sticks and logs on the ground, in the middle of the wigwam, and lie or sit all round it; the smoke goes up to the top and escapes. Or sometimes, in the warm summer weather, they kindle their fire without, and their squaws, or wives, attend to it; while they go hunting in the forest, or, mounted on swift horses, pursue the trail of their enemies. In the winter, they bank up th

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