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Life with the Esquimaux

the narrative of Captain Charles Francis Hall, of the whaling barque "George Henry", from the 29th May, 1860, to the 13th September, 1862 : with the results of a long intercourse with the Innuits [sic], and full description of their mode of life, the discovery of actual relics of the expedition of Martin Frobisher of three centuries ago, and deductions in favour of yet discovering some of the survivors of Sir John Franklin"s expedition

by Charles Francis Hall

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Published by S. Low, Son, and Marston in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 44956, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 44956
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4 microfiches (184 fr.)
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24615471M
ISBN 100665449569

Its motion in rising and sinking, vanishing and then coming to view again, advancing steadily all the while, left no doubt as to its nature. Had it been earlier in the day it would probably have remained visible to the "Nautilus" until sunset. He was wise enough, too, not to postpone the struggle until his own strength was exhausted by running. To the northward and well down in the horizon, was another berg, smaller than the first, and too far off to attract interest.

Everywhere was seen the effects of the freezing of the water that percolates into the crevices. Not until he had groped around in the darkness and repeated the name of Fred several times in a loud voice would he believe he was not with them. The time was not long in coming when all doubt was removed. The narrative switches among multiple viewpoint characters and uses both third- and first-person narrative the latter in the form of Dr. The next moment he roughly shook the shoulder of the sailor, and called out in a husky voice: "Jack!

Shifting his position so as to bring him nearer the sea, he stooped and peered out in the gloom, in the direction whence came the noise. On another occasion I visited the church one Sunday morning, when the school-teacher—a native Esquimaux—preached exceedingly well, and I must say that the general attention given would do credit to people anywhere. Sir John Franklinhaving been recalled in disgrace from a government posting in Van Diemen's Landviews the expedition as his last chance for glory and recognition. Rink has also issued some useful story-books in Esquimaux, one of which books, and also a copy of the doctor's famous work, the governor kindly gave me.


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