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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
URL: https://schoolmuseum.uba.uva.nl/bookid/LCSM_201063
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continued his flight, which did not end till his
strength was utterly exhausted. Spent and senseless
he fell on the ground. His lama having overtaken
him, was lying down by him quite wearied. By
chance this was the very place where Robinson had
thrown away his arms. These were likewise the first
objects which offered themselves to his view the mo-
ment he opened his eyes again. Seeing his arms lying
scattered on the grass he believed it was a dream,
but he could neither comprehend how they came
there nor how he had come there himself, so much
had fright agitated his mind.
He got up, in order to leave this place as soon
as possiblei but being now less anxious and Jess
distressed, he was not so careless as to forget his
weapons; he look them up, and firmly resolved not
to lay down again his only means of defence. He was
so much tired that it was impossible for him to go
as fast as he did before, and as he was pressed by
fear he had no appetite the whole day , and only stop-
ped for a moment at a Jjrook to quench his thirst.
XL LESSON.
He would fain have reached his cave the same
day, but this was impossible. At the approach of
night he was half a mile from it, in a place which
he called his country-seat. This was a pretty large
hedging that he had chosen as a park for a part of
his flock, as the grass there was better than in the
neighbourhood of his ordinary dwelling. The year before
he had spent several summer nights there, as he had
been so much plagued in his house by the mosquitoes,
and this was the reason he called this place his country-
seat. His strength was exhausted and he was not able
to go any farther. Though he believed it to be dange-
rous to pass the night in a forest so badly defend-
ed, he had no choice but to do so. Robinson who