The Story of Ab

A Tale of the Time of the Cave Man

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Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,267 / 201 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.8
LoC Category: CT
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 520
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Origin: gutenberg.org

This is the story of Ab, a man of the Age of Stone, who lived so long ago that we cannot closely fix the date, and who loved and fought well.

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nd it. The mother of Ab would be counted by a wise observer as the possessor of good taste. Still, dress is a small matter. There is something to say about the cave mother aside from the mere description of her gown.

CHAPTER II.

MAN AND HYENA.

It is but an act of simple gallantry and justice to assert that the cave woman had a certain unhampered swing of movement which the modern woman often lacks. Without any reflection upon the blessed woman of to-day, it must be said truthfully that she can neither leap a creek nor surmount some such obstacle as a monster tree trunk with a close approach to the ease and grace of this mother who came bounding through the forest. There was nothing unknowing or hesitant about her movements. She ran swiftly and leaped lightly when occasion came. She was lithe as the panther and as careless of where her brown feet touched the ground.

The woman had physical charms. She was of about the ave

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