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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before heard; soon afterwards it was quite silent and
showed itself so very kind, by caressing Friday in
such a manner that he was no more afraid of it.
This animal approached him in so submissive a man-
ner, and howled so lamentably, that Friday soon
comprehended that it implored his assistance and
jrotection. lie still continued to call out, but no-
)ody appeared. While he was busy admiring the
many surprising objects he saw on deck, he received
such a terrible push from behind that he fell at full
length on the ground. He got up again being much
frightened, looked around him, and was astonished
to see a creature with crooked horns and a long
beard. Friday uttered a loud shriek and leaped into
the sea. The water-spaniel threw himself likewise in,
and swam after him. Friday hearing the noise of
the dog's falling into the water behind him, imagi-
ned that it was the horned monster which pursued
him. This terrified him so much that he was hardly
able to swim. Being come again on shore, he fell
down almost lifeless at Robinson's feet, who did all
in his power to recover him, rubbed and shook
him and called him aloud by his name; but seve-
ral minutes passed before Friday opened his eyes
again or gave any signs of life. As soon as he was
able to speak he related the terrible adventure he
had met with, adding that he really believed that
the bearded and horned monster was the master of
the ship.
Robinson listened to all this with great surprise,
and from what he heard concluded that this horned
monster was a he-goat, that the ship was stranded,
and that the crew had abandoned her and saved
themselves in the boats; but he could not comprehend
what had become of these people. He resolved to fetch