Wacousta or the Prophecy, Volume 1

Wacousta or the Prophecy, Volume 1 #2019

Wacousta or the Prophecy Volume Volume General Books publication date Original publication date Original Publisher T Cadell Subjects Pontiac s Conspiracy Fiction General Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Lit
  • Title: Wacousta or the Prophecy, Volume 1
  • Author: John Richardson
  • ISBN: 9781404338920
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Volume 1 General Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1832 Original Publisher T Cadell Subjects Pontiac s Conspiracy, 1763 1765 Fiction General Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Literary Collections Canadian Literary Criticism American General Literary Criticism Canadian Notes This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original ItVolume 1 General Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1832 Original Publisher T Cadell Subjects Pontiac s Conspiracy, 1763 1765 Fiction General Fiction Historical Fiction Literary Literary Collections Canadian Literary Criticism American General Literary Criticism Canadian Notes This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million Books where you can select from than a million books for free Excerpt Why, the man the stranger the fellow who has just passed you Not a living soul has passed us since our watch commenced, your honour, observed the second sentinel and we have now been here upwards of an hour Impossible, sirs ye have been asleep on your posts, or ye must have seen him He passed this way, and could not have escaped your observation had ye been attentive to your duty Well, sure, and your honour knows bist, rejoined the first sentinel but so hilp me St Patrick, as I have sirved man and boy in your honour s rigimint this twilve years, not even the fitch of a man has passed me this blissed night And here s my comrade, Jack Halford, who will take his Bible oath to the same, with all due difirince to your honour The pithy reply to this eloquent attempt at exculpation was a brief Silence, sirrah, walk about The men brought their muskets once , and in silence, to the shoulder, and, in obedience to the command of their chief, resumed the limited walk allotted to them crossing each other at regular intervals in the semicircular course that enfiladed, as it were, the only entrance to the Governor s apartments Meanwhile every thing was bustle and commotion among the garrison, who, roused from sleep by the appalling sound of the alarm bell at that late hour, were hastily arming Throughout the obscurity might
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    As part of my online Canadian Literature course, ENGL302, through Athabasca University, I ve had to read this and although I found the sentence structure or manner of speaking and style of writing somewhat difficult, it is what it was That s how they wrote and spoke back then English was not my major but I am can say that the story kept me on the edge of my seat and just as I was getting confused on what was happening, Richardson opened my eyes It s the British against the Indian tribes The Indi [...]

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