Robinson Crusoe 12

I have missed a few days, so I stopped numbering the sketches by days. Not so happy with this one, the perspective and positioning of the characters towards each other is messed up.

“Upon that I told him some of my story; at the end of which he burst out into a strange kind of passion: ‘What had I done,’ says he, ‘that such an unhappy wretch should come into my ship?  I would not set my foot in the same ship with thee again for a thousand pounds.”

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Robinson Crusoe Day 15

“We were not much more than a quarter of an hour out of our ship till we saw her sink, and then I understood for the first time what was meant by a ship foundering in the sea.”

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Robinson Crusoe Day 13

“Then all hands were called to the pump. At that word, my heart, as I thought, died “Then all hands were called to the pump. At that word, my heart, as I thought, died within me […]”within me […]”

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Robinson Crusoe Day 12

“The master, though vigilant in the business of preserving the ship, yet as he went in and out of his cabin by me, I could hear him softly to himself say, several times, ‘day-12Lord be merciful to us! we shall be all lost! we shall be all undone!'”

Robinson Crusoe Day 11

“By noon the sea went very high indeed, and our ship rode forecastle in, shipped several seas, and we thought once or twice our anchor had come home;”

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