“Food, however, became scarce; and I often spent the whole day searching in
vain for a few acorns to assuage the pangs of hunger. When I found this, I
resolved to quit the place that I had hitherto inhabited, to seek for one where the
few wants ...
As the sun became warmer, and the light of day longer, the snow vanished, and I
beheld the bare trees and the black earth. From this time Felix was more
employed; and the heartmoving indications of impending famine disappeared.
“Spring advanced rapidly; the weaher became fine, and the skies cloud* It
surprised me, that what before * desert and gloomy should now " with the most
beautiful flowers "d verdure. My senses were gratified * refreshed by a thousand
The father of Safie had been the cause of their ruin. He was a Turkish merchant,
and had inhabited Paris for many years, when, for some reason which I could not
learn, he became obnoxious to the government. He was seized and cast into ...
Felix soon learned that the treacherous Turk, for whom he and his family endured
such unheard-of oppression, on discovering that his deliverer was thus reduced
to poverty and - impotence, became a traitor to good feeling and honour, The ...
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