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Camping At Cherry Pond

Auhtor: Henry Abbott

Language: english
Published: 1916

Genres:

fiction and literature,  nature
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Review by C. F. Hill, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Camping At Cherry Pond':

... syrup, onions, and flapjacks for breakfast that same day. The last of our stock of bacon had been consumed twenty-four hours earlier, and the last of ...
... good, but we were not quite happy. There was a lot of sameness in our diet, which was far from agreeable, and we now were considering ways and means. I ...
... the deer-hunting season had opened on the first day of the month. We had come to hunt deer, but we had no thought of taking a mean advantage of the deer ...
... the sound made by a breaking twig many rods away and his sense of smell is so keen as to telegraph to his brain the human scent and warn him ...
... logs watching runways while Bige tramped around a hill or over a mountain to drive a deer past my watch station. On one occasion when I heard a deer ...
... pan over the Cherry Pond camp fire. Bige and I had built an open log camp there: one of the type called a lean-to. It is so named because it leans ...
... and a fireplace built of stone in front. This type of camp can be made very comfortable except in cold winter weather, and in it one can be sure of ...
... air which settle down on the water at night. Then we proceeded to make a set of drawings and specifications such as would be made in building a ...
... of the same size parallel to it at the rear. Across these two logs from front to rear we placed birch saplings one and one-half inches in diameter ...
... a few minutes when we arrived. The black bear of our forests is very fond of cherries and other fruits. The wild cherries of these woods are of a superior ...
... operations and go over to Otter Pond, about a mile away, to inspect the lumber operations of a colony of beavers that live there so we left our ...
... of wood of varying size fastened together by mud. It was cone-shaped and placed on the bank with one edge in the water. It was about fifteen feet ...
... of him he was in the act of diving, but he presently came to the surface again, about fifty feet away, and started swimming toward the opposite shore. ...
... trick. His sole purpose was, clearly, to allure us as far away from his house and his family as possible, and he had won. About fifteen years ...
... teeth, takes out a chip just such as comes from a lumberman's ax, cuts the tree into approximately four-foot lengths, trims out the branches, and carries ...
... of the following morning we were on our way, I in the bow of the boat headed forward with my Winchester across my knees, and Bige operating a still ...
... sloshing just ahead. It sounded as if a lot of cattle might be wading across the stream, but we could see nothing but fog. Bige whispered from the other ...
... through the brush into the tall timber, and we paddled back across Cherry Pond to our breakfast of flapjacks, syrup, and onions. As we approached ...
... Dutch oven before a camp fire. Well, say. Jes take and have 'em stuffed with onions, baste 'em well, and roast 'em brown with a lot of gravy.. END ...
... to as the father of modern drama and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre. His plays were considered scandalous to many of his era, ...