Titel: The history of Robinson Crusoe abridged: for the use of schools and private instruction
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Uitgave: Amsterdam: G. Portielje and son, 1855
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Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 5559
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stick into them. It was now easy for him to hang
up his hams, and the smoking-room was ready.
As he was once sitting up inhed, a thought came
into his head of catching some lamas alive. To execute
this design he determined to twist a rope of which
he could make a snare. With this he would hide
himself behind the tree, and by that throw it over
the head of the first lama that should pass near
enough to him. He then twisted a rope which was
pretty strong, and made a snare of it. But as the
place where the lamas used to go to water was a
little distant, he deferred this work till the next day.
Robinson was now walking along the shore and felt
an inclination to take a bath. He undressed himself
directly and was not a little astonished at seeing
what a situation the only shirt he had was in, as
he had worn it so long without pulling it off, and
that in such a hot climate. It was hardly to be seen
that the linen had been white. Before he bathed
he washed his shirt as well as he could, hung it
on a tree, and leaped into the water.
He swam to a little tongue of land which stuck
out into the sea, upon which he had not yet been.
He here found a great number of turtles and oys-
ters. He greatly rejoiced at this sight, although he
was not in want of them for the present, his kit-
chen being now plentifully provided. On returning
he found that his shirt was become quite dry by
the warmth of the sun, and thus he had the pleasure
of putting on clean linen.
On the morning of the next day Robinson got up
very early, and made himself ready for hunting. He
provided his game-bag with baked potatoes and a
good piece of roasted turtle; he stuck his hatchet into
the l)elt at his side, put the rope wliich he had