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The Swiss family Robinson

Johann David Wyss

The Swiss family Robinson

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Published by Baronet Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- Juvenile fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of: Schweizerische Robinson.

    StatementJohann Wyss ; adapted by Eliza Gatewood Warren ; illustrations by Pablo Marcos Studio.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    SeriesGreat illustrated classics
    ContributionsWyss, Johann David, 1743-1818., Pablo Marcos Studio.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23246125M
    ISBN 100866119620

    Ernest is the most intelligent, but a less physically active boy, often described by his father as "indolent". The domesticated animals on the ship are towed back to the island. In the novel the family is not called "Robinson" as their surname is not mentioned. It might depend on whether she's happy to be part of an ensemble, and not the headliner. He took the portable soup for glue, and could not conceive how mamma could make soup, as we had no meat, and there were no butchers' shops here.

    As soon as day broke, I mounted on deck, to look through the telescope. The captain is given the journal containing the story of their life on the island which is eventually published. Look at the dogs! I ran up to him laughing, for I saw the little creature could not hurt him, and tried in vain to disengage it. A thick, short, smooth turf clothed the ground beneath and around the detached roots of the trees, and everything combined to render this one of the most delicious spots the mind could conceive.

    We passed two hours in constructing them. As I saw the trees were cocoa-palms, I hoped to obtain, by The Swiss family Robinson book of the monkeys, a supply of the nuts in the half-ripe state, when filled with milk. Our tubs were loaded to the edge; there was barely room left for us to sit, and it would have been dangerous to attempt our return if the sea had not been so calm. In the seventh, Ernest, twelve years of age, well-informed and rational, but somewhat selfish and indolent. The sun was going down as we finished supper, and, recollecting how rapidly night succeeded, we hastened to our tent, where we found our beds much more comfortable, from the kind attention of the good mother, who had collected a large addition of dried grass.


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Ernest was certain it was papa and Fritz, and though Francis was in dread that it should be the savages who visited Robinson Crusoe's island, coming to eat us up, we were soon enabled to calm his fears.

Between the rocks and the sea, several little woods extended, even to the shore, to The Swiss family Robinson book we kept as close as possible, vainly looking out on land or sea for any trace of our crew.

My impatient boys had broken the nuts, which they found excellent, and they made themselves spoons of the The Swiss family Robinson book. I could not help laughing; I applauded his courage, but recommended him always to be prudent with animals of that kind, who are often dangerous when hungry.

And to-morrow, father, we ought to make another trip to the vessel, to look after our cattle. More composed than on the preceding night, we retired to rest. At the same time I observed, towards the south, traces of land, which, though wild and barren, was The Swiss family Robinson book the haven of my almost expiring hopes; no longer being able to depend on any human aid.

My wife was overjoyed to see herself surrounded by these valuable animals; and especially pleased [pg ] that her son Fritz had suggested so many useful plans.

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But we consoled ourselves by using it as sauce to our goose; a great improvement also to the fish. I then contemplated with delight my little squadron of boats ranged in a line; and was surprised that my wife still continued depressed.

I showed Fritz a better plan of dividing the gourd than with a knife. The nearer we approached the land, the more dreary and unpromising it appeared.

But it was plain to me at once that something more was required to make her perfectly safe, so I contrived outriggers to preserve the balance, by nailing long poles across at the stem and stern, and fixing at the end of each empty brandy casks.

To complete its equipment, I contrived a rudder, so that I could direct the boat from either end. I congratulated him on his new manufacture, and said, we must beware of intoxication.

We then nailed them firmly to the plank, and to each other. You know God helps those that help themselves! Let us all consider what is best to do now.

The young one had hidden itself among the long grass, when Fritz arrived; he had run with all his might, losing his hat, bottle, and canes, but could not prevent the murder of the poor mother.

Our hearts were soothed by the never-failing comfort of childlike, confiding prayer, and the horror of our situation seemed less overwhelming. But the murmur of the river, which we were now approaching, drowned the sound of their sobs, and we bent our thoughts on our journey.

Search by: Title, Author or Keyword The Swiss Family Robinson By: Johann David Wyss A beautiful story about survival, the Robinson family shows that one does not have to have the usual comforts of life in order to be comfortable and happy.

We had scarcely got through the little wood where we had breakfasted, when Turk darted furiously on a troop of monkeys, who were sporting about, and had not perceived him. It was not pleasant to have to spend another night in so precarious a situation; but yielding to necessity, we sat down to enjoy a comfortable supper, for during our exciting and incessant work all day we had taken nothing but an occasional biscuit and a little wine.

Product Information. We call it the gourd-tree. All that were able leaped on shore in a moment.Jan 19,  · The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel about a family that is shipwrecked on an island, and cut off from society.

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