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The Pioneers Or, The Sources of the Susquehanna a Descriptive Tale

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...y person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim M... ...name to this practice. As the Indian agent of New Y ork had a log dwelling at the foot of the lake, however, it is not impossible that the appellation... ...n; the pious, self-denying, laborious, and ill-paid mission- ary; the half-educated, litigious, envious, and disreputable law- yer, with his counterpo... ...f God abound with that frequency which characterize a moral and reflecting people, and with that variety of exterior and canonical government which fl... ... deer where he pleased!—but if there is a law at all, it should be to keep people from the use of smooth-bores. A body never knows where his lead will... ...ted some of the privileges of his offspring. Still, as young Marmaduke was educated in a colony and society where even the ordinary intercourse be- tw... ...hose little niceties; though, for the matter of that, my grandfather was a college-bred physician, and the best in the colony , too—that is, in his ne... ...h disposed to have the institution designated a university , or at least a college. Meet- ing after meeting was held, for this purpose, year after yea... ...” were put to the test of experiment. The frame fitted well; and the skel- eton of the fabric was reared without a single accident, if we 88 The Pion...

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