Indian Traits: Being Sketches of the Manners, Customs, and Character of the North American Natives, Volumen2

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Página 112 - By the sixth day he was able to walk about ; and within a month he grew quite well, except that he was troubled with a cough. Twenty years after his misfortune he was still alive. Another man, being on his wintering-ground, and from home, hunting beaver, was crossing a lake, covered with smooth ice, with two beavers on his back, when his foot slipped, and he fell. At his side, in his belt, was his axe, the blade of which came upon the joint of his wrist ; and, the weight of his body coming upon the...

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