The Young Colonists
Tom was the first to wake.
"Holloa!" he exclaimed, "where are we? Oh! I remember. Dick, are you awake?"
"Yes, I am awake now," Dick said. "What is it? It is not morning yet. I seem to have been asleep a long time, and don't my bones just ache? Jimmy, old boy, are you all right?"
"Yes," Jimmy grunted.
"It is quite warm," Dick said. "It feels very close, and how still it is! The wind has quite gone down. Do you know, Tom, I think it must be morning. There seems a faint sort of light. I can see the stones in the wall behind you."
"So it must," Tom assented. "Oh! how stifling it is!" and he raised himself into a sitting position.
"I am afraid we are buried dee