Autobiography

Autobiography

Out of Stock
Notify me when this book is in stock
 
About the Book
Excerpt from book: very soundly till morning. But when I awoke, I was so benumbed with the cold I could scarcely more. However, by great exertions I got out of the cart and crawled to the house, during which time some one passed me and went into the house, taking no notice of me. At length I got to the front door, which I opened ; after knocking and calling for a long time, and obtaining no answer, I went in, and by holding the chairs and supporting myself against the wall, I got to the fire, pulled a chair to me and sat down. I had not sat long before I felt the comfortable effects of the fire, though no one spoke to me, while they came in and went out again frequently, looking at me with surprise. At length the master of the house came in and asked me with a stern voice, " What business I had there ?" I told him where I had been all night, and being very cold I had taken the liberty to come and warm myself by his fire. He answered, "that he should not have me there." I replied, " if he would be good enough to let me stay a little longer, until I had warmed myself, I would go." After remaining a short time, I arose and went away. After getting out of doors, I found myself, to my surprise, strong enough to walk a considerable way without holding by anything. I bent my course the same way I came, and when I arrived at the aforesaid stile, I got over into the field. The sun was arisen some height, and being by this time fatigued, I laid myself down under the hedge where the sun shone warm on me. It was some time in the Third Month, but the day I cannot tell, but this I remember, there had been a severe frost during the night, which made the preservation of my life the more wonderful. Afterlying there a considerable time, until about ten o'clock, a man came with a horse to take me to a public-house, wh...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780217442121
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 5 mm
Width: 150 mm
ISBN-10: 0217442129
Publisher Date: 14 Aug 2009
Height: 225 mm
No of Pages: 74
Series Title: English
Weight: 122.58 gr
User Reviews

Be the first to Write a Review on this book Autobiography