An Algonquin Maiden

An Algonquin Maiden

by G. Mercer Adam
     
 

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It was a May morning in 1825 - spring-time of the year, late spring-time of the century. It had rained the night before, and a warm pallor in the eastern sky was the only indication that the sun was trying to pierce the gray dome of nearly opaque watery fog, lying low upon that part of the world now known as the city of Toronto, then the town of Little York. This

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It was a May morning in 1825 - spring-time of the year, late spring-time of the century. It had rained the night before, and a warm pallor in the eastern sky was the only indication that the sun was trying to pierce the gray dome of nearly opaque watery fog, lying low upon that part of the world now known as the city of Toronto, then the town of Little York. This cluster of five or six hundred houses had taken up a determined position at the edge of a forest then gloomily forbidding in its aspect, interminable in extent, inexorable in its resistance to the shy or to the sturdy approaches of the settler.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781438520438
Publisher:
Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/08/2009
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.40(d)

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