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The Boy Patriot by Edward Sylvester Ellis

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By Edward Sylvester Ellis

The touching story of an unforeseen friendship within the face of overwhelming odds

Blair Robertson has a strong reward: he's a very good talker. while he speaks, different little ones pay attention. And he relatively likes to converse. considered one of his favourite matters is his place of origin, the recent u . s .. whilst Hal, a British orphan, passes through Blair and his associates, Blair yells, “Down with the British!” and compels his acquaintances to toss bad Hal off the dock and into the water. Little to Blair’s wisdom, Hal doesn’t know the way to swim.

Set in Fairport, Maine, on the outbreak of the struggle of 1812, The Boy Patriot follows Blair as he makes an attempt to stability his patriotism with the necessity to do correct, whereas studying that fellowship can emerge from the main not going areas. while a British vessel arrives at the horizon, although, Blair is aware his lifestyles seriously isn't the same.

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Pour tirer d'eux ce qu'on leur prête, Il faut que l'on en vienne aux coups ; Il faut plaider, il faut combattre : Laissez-leur prendre un pied chez vous, Ils en auront bientôt pris quatre. 56 FABLE VIII L'AIGLE ET L'ESCARBOT L'Aigle donnait la chasse à Maître Jean Lapin, Qui droit à son terrier s'enfuyait au plus vite. Le trou de l'Escarbot se rencontre en chemin : Je laisse à penser si ce gîte Était sûr ; mais où mieux ? Jean Lapin s'y blottit. L'Aigle fondant sur lui nonobstant cet asile, L'Escarbot intercède et dit : Princesse des Oiseaux, il vous est fort facile D'enlever malgré moi ce pauvre malheureux ; Mais ne me faites pas cet affront, je vous prie.

Le Magistrat suait en son lit de Justice. Après qu'on eut bien contesté, Répliqué, crié, tempêté, 50 Le Juge, instruit de leur malice, Leur dit : « Je vous connais de longtemps, mes amis ; Et tous deux vous paierez l'amende : Car toi, Loup, tu te plains, quoiqu'on ne t'ait rien pris ; Et toi, Renard, as pris ce que l'on te demande. » Le Juge prétendait qu'à tort et à travers On ne saurait manquer condamnant un pervers. FABLE IV LES DEUX TAUREAUX ET UNE GRENOUILLE Deux Taureaux combattaient à qui posséderait Une Génisse avec l'empire.

L'Aigle fondant sur lui nonobstant cet asile, L'Escarbot intercède et dit : Princesse des Oiseaux, il vous est fort facile D'enlever malgré moi ce pauvre malheureux ; Mais ne me faites pas cet affront, je vous prie. Et puisque Jean Lapin vous demande la vie, Donnez-la-lui de grâce, ou l'ôtez à tous deux : C'est mon voisin, c'est mon compère. L'Oiseau de Jupiter, sans répondre un seul mot, Choque de l'aile l'Escarbot, L'étourdit, l'oblige à se taire, Enlève Jean Lapin. L'Escarbot indigné 57 Vole au nid de l'Oiseau, fracasse en son absence Ses œufs, ses tendres œufs, sa plus douce espérance : Pas un seul ne fut épargné.

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