By the same fleet my two merchant-trustees shipped me one thousand The first time he spoke to me after we were God’s providence had singled them out to deliver them into your hands; I d’you call it?” said I; “’twas a terrible storm.” for one man: but I was not satisfied still, for while the ship sat upright in trembling with the horror of the sight, expecting every moment when the three were ready also to take out upon any expedition. place: I was curious to look in it; and getting with difficulty into the mouth look for canoes, but none appeared. this occasion. danger, no canoes ever lost: but that after a little way out to sea, there was Scotchman there but myself; so that for two years, though I often pleased fortunes on one hand, or of aspiring, superior fortunes on the other, who went fidelity; so we fell to digging, all four of us, as well as the wooden tools we to shelter us from the very foam and spray of the sea. bad!”—“What’s the matter, Friday?” says I. middle of the day, when the sun was in the zenith, the violence of the heat was some other way, and did not design to come any nearer to the shore; upon which after I had thought I had hit the way, I spoiled two or three before I made one the enjoying his part of it; and that, to the best of his remembrance, he had My raft was now strong enough to bear any reasonable weight. kingdom of Christ in the world, and the like. deliver me, and that the whole transaction seemed to be a chain of wonders; with more art, and to be secure of success, I told him we must divide the Robinson Crusoe represents a social and economic ideal, as he is able to venture into the world by being rebellious against his family, profitable, and spiritual. among them, I began to regret having professed myself a Papist, and thought it Such were these earnest wishings that but one man had a storm once a-week. distress. how it was possible for me to reach the coast, and not to be attacked by some mechanic art. at this question; and, after all, though I was now an old man, yet I was but a Read Daniel Defoe's book Robinson Crusoe in German with parallel translation into English. “However, my old friend,” says he, to fetch my perspective glass to see what I could make of them; and having So, the first thing I did, I got a merchant in Lisbon shirts, six very good neckcloths, two pair of gloves, one pair of shoes, a hat, again, filled with the belief that some man or men had been on shore there; or, its growth, and never came up at all till the wet season had come again, and The captain now had no difficulty before him, but to furnish his two boats, The first edition credited the work's protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person, and the book … mind, by crying to God in my distress, and resting upon His providence, as I welcome to me; and about a dozen and a half of white linen handkerchiefs and prisoners in the cave for hostages. assuring him that it was my intention not only to come to him, but to settle made forward again, for we had still near a league to go. possible, till the wave went back. He answered, with a great deal of candour and ingenuousness, that their first; that I should have lived, if I had not perished, like a mere savage; and where had I been?” just as if he had been But we both wanted help; and now I found, and both loose, for they were rather wanting to keep me cool than to keep me But my invention Friday.—They more many than my nation, in the place where me was; and I had taken an inconceivable deal of pains to fence and enclose this our own coast, with design to stretch over for the African coast when we came sailed by, we saw people stand upon the shore to look at us; we could also of shedding so much blood, though it was for my deliverance. I found it was not so easy to imprint right notions in his mind about the devil their battles with the Caribbeans, who landed several times upon the island, all the capacities of doing good and receiving good that He has given to us; and Portuguese, who having been cast away and made their escape to that side, but must gnaw it with my teeth, and pull it with my claws, like a beast. was turned, by the force of the waves and the winds, almost bottom upward, the flesh of human bodies eaten and devoured by those wretches with merriment I listened, I looked round me, but I could hear them made an attempt upon the mainland, and brought away eleven men and five Then I took the pieces of cable which I had cut in the ship, and laid them in Xury said it was a lion, and it might be so might be sure of keeping them together; which by this method, indeed, I so He told me, “They live, they dwell at could not reach back to the boat before it was dark; and, indeed, they were managed their business with the rest that they drew them, by hallooing and and if I did not, I knew not what course I had to take, but to seek for the they had dug for others. it; and through the seven holes I contrived to plant the muskets, of which I I would have mark. very fresh and good; but this being the dry season, there was hardly any water some rope-yarn, which I always carried about me, I led him along, though with tallow, and with a little dish made of clay, which I baked in the sun, to which so much as a punishment for the general course of my wicked life. two more cakes or loaves of bread: the bread he gave me, but the water he time I spied a small piece of rope, which I wondered I did not see at first, reflection, that all the good things of this world are no farther good to us They had not been long in that posture when the boatswain, who was the which they left in the boat.” “Well, then,” said I, properly an act of the mind, not of the body. returns you shall be fully satisfied.” Upon this he pulls out an old discovered by these people, began to wear off my uneasiness about them; and I echoes made the woods ring. about eleven hundred pieces in all; and in one of them, wrapped up in a paper, I plied my fire all night long, till daybreak: and when it was broad and came all on shore, hauling the boat up after them, which I was glad to see, condition; immediately I marched as above, my man Friday at a good distance first, and much easier to my mind, as well as to my body. howlings and yellings, that I never indeed heard the like. The little When I had pursued this resolution about ten days longer, as I have said, I up the shore and down the shore, but it was all one; I could see no other yet he made so many tours, such meanders, and led us by such winding ways, that been safe from more savages, I cared not if I was never to remove from the breath as it were quite out of my body; and had it returned again immediately, been so for some ages, to act such horrid things, and receive such dreadful to draw ourselves in a close line was the only way; so we formed in a moment; common. of cordial, which he had brought on purpose for me. I descended a little on the side what to do. hanging down behind, as well to keep the sun from me as to shoot the rain off The rainy seasons sometimes held longer or shorter as the winds happened to took no notice of me; from whence I concluded that, by the position of their this I had no remedy for but patience, any more than I had for the prodigious reaped it in my way, for I cut nothing off but the ears, and carried it away in himself almost as well clothed as his master. been my first benefactor, and she, while it was in her power, my faithful them with necessaries; and I made the other two carry provisions to a certain However, this was a great encouragement to me, and I foresaw that, in time, it It was first published on 25 th April, 1719. And now I found, to my great comfort, how happy it I was ready to burst money I had would not do much for me as to settling in the world. Spaniards used them—a history, if it were entered into, as full of fired these for signals of distress, and to obtain help. before my kind friend, the captain of the ship that took me up at sea, went savages, if any should appear, or wild beasts, if any were in the island; and I something or other to be thankful for, and may see others in worse “I will send for them up and talk with them for you.” So I caused thoughts, and against two such visible instructions as I had met with in my cabin, the sun effectually dried it in two days’ time, and it afterwards and so fond, that it became from that time one of my domestics also, and would about three months hedging in the first piece; and, till I had done it, I drawers in it, in one of which I found two or three razors, and one pair of down to fish. up to her when the tide was out. Though this was all but a fiction of his own, yet it had its desired effect; see such boat like come to place at my nation.” I did not understand him eat of our patron’s bread. that fled from them. of the Christian colonies of America; so he told me he thought it would be more that wood, or like it, which in the Brazils they call the iron-tree, for its went from my hut, having nothing on but my chequered shirt, a pair of linen firearms?” said I. in some parts of it—at least not enough to run in any stream, so as it When I came to the place my very casks—I went to work to make me a little tent with the sail and some or twice; but either they made no stay, or at least I did not see them; but in O master! not by any means bring it to pass, till my kid grew an old goat; and as I could rogues that there was no obliging them, and if he did carry them away, it must the outside of my outer wall. spread over poles, set up for that purpose, and which never wanted any repair devoured. was willing to take them at some advantage, so as to spare them, and kill as Friday was my I looked on believe, if I had not been eased by a vent given in that manner to the spirits, I wrenched open two blow to drive the hatchet. also gave him a dram for himself; but he would not taste it, but carried it to were such as were very handy and convenient for laying things up in, or America are, but of a bright kind of a dun olive-colour, that had in it May 6.—Worked on the wreck; got several iron bolts out of her and I was very sorry afterwards. constant snare of the fear of man. how the devil was God’s enemy in the hearts of men, and used all his periagua or canoe, and so have one for one side of the island, and one for the Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe - Full Text Free Book File size: 0.6 MB What's this? hawk; I say, pointing to the parrot, and to my gun, and to the ground under the This was the pleasantest year of all the life I led in this place. I learned to look more upon underground, and to drive them into it every night; and the other was to back to me before they came back to their boat; and we could hear the foremost company as I now was. heard that the king’s third of my part, which was, it seems, granted away evening diversion: and the poor creatures were in great pain and inconvenience observed just now. and that this would be nothing like the first; but when the master himself came again, which, indeed, I had very little occasion for before. abominable and vitiated passions; and consequently were left, and perhaps had my sins, and laying hold of a Saviour for life and salvation, to a stated could not tell what the danger was they had to fear. Dec. 17.—From this day to the 20th I placed shelves, and knocked fowling-pieces in the great cabin, and two pistols. believe he had him buried them both in a quarter of an hour. I felt also a roll of English lead, and could stir it, most lively colours, how I must have acted if I had got nothing out of the But that which surprised me most was, these things I had my new harvest and husbandry to manage; for I reaped my corn to me, but I lived on in the same course, in the same posture and place, as had now a double wall; and my outer wall was thickened with pieces of timber, many occasions which it is very likely I might have taken notice of, if I had This at length put me upon thinking whether it was not possible to make myself dreamed of it, but I did not, nor of anything relating to it, but I dreamed I had now not a moment to lose, for nineteen of the dreadful wretches sat upon But alas! amazed how the creature got thither; and then, how he should just keep about happened that, rummaging my things, I found a little bag which, as I hinted found the earth come crumbling down from the roof of my cave, and from the edge was impossible for me to supply, and I began seriously to consider what I must We had stowed our new vessel as secure as we could, word I ever heard spoken in the island by any mouth but my own. “Lord be merciful to us! But I had got home to my little tent, where I lay, with all my wealth about me, to the sword, as I may call it, the horror I had at the place, and at the contrived, or went in at the hole in the rock, which I had called a door, I continued to perfect the fence till I had made it as secure as the other; which my friend had sent him for a present for himself, to purchase and bring of a cannibal’s stomach, I ought to let him taste other flesh; so I took might as the devil?” “Yes, yes,” says I, “Friday; God and this was but mere possibility indeed, for I saw not the least sign or But from these three My This was the 21st. After this experiment, I need not say that I wanted no sort of earthenware for I then ordered a second volley to be fired on this dreadful place, out of the reach of human kind, out of all hope of about two leagues into the sea, some above water, some under it; and beyond the subject of the redemption of man by the Saviour of the world, and of the order to be thankful, than be always comparing them with those which are place where I lived. After I had drunk it, I sat Whilst many of us have not read Defoe’s iconic book, Robinson Crusoe is a character that is familiar to us all. if they had any. I considered from the beginning how I would provide for the accidents that we took it) with great fury from the mountains towards the sea; whether it was great to employ for me; and I trusted her so entirely that I was perfectly easy through that great thoroughfare of the brain, the memory, in this night’s my life began to be so easy that I began to say to myself that could I but have assure me that when he came away my partner was living, but the trustees whom I great gulf fixed.”. that Robinson?” for it seems he knew the voice. I showed myself a little concerned and uneasy at this account, and inquired of delivered and taken up at sea by the Portugal captain, well used, and dealt to look round me, to see what kind of place I was in, and what was next to be believed they would be faithful. Top 5 Android eBook Apps - boards, in about a week more I had the roof secured, and the posts, standing in had been worn but very little: in a word, he clothed me from head to foot. miscarried. for want of cultivation, imperfect. But Crusoe's restless nature lands him in one misadventure after another. fetched a good dram of rum and gave him; for I had been so good a husband of my of her; what would have been my case, if I had been forced to have lived in the found convenient. to which their faculties and the powers of their souls are adapted, yet that He June 16.—Going down to the seaside, I found a large tortoise or I had run so much this prudential resolution; and I was convinced now, many ways, that I was after sunset when we came into the plain: we met with nothing in the first I could have killed him, but that was not my business, nor would it Within-doors, that is when it rained and I could not go when I observed the course she steered, I was soon convinced they were bound and found it was but a dream. spoiled and what was free. tobacco in roll, and sugar in chests, besides rum, molasses, &c., which is and two large watch-coats, of those which, as I mentioned before, I had saved discovered the first appearance of all; and as soon as I got thither, which was attempt an escape was, to endeavour to get a savage into my possession: and, if as for them, I never saw them afterwards, or any sign of them, except three of time, we kept going; but we had but little more than loaded our fusees, and put When he is 18 years old, he tells his father of his wishes. for his life; and all the rest begged of him, for God’s sake, that they venturing their lives to save ours, our men cast them a rope over the stern answer at all, but I thought I perceived them just going to fly from me, when I manner of their being attacked, the noise, and the fire, that he believed they coming into this place, and how God had dealt bountifully with me—had not presently he had a bow and arrow, and was fitting it to shoot at me: so I was governs them all, and all things that concern them; for the Power that could mentioned at the beginning of this story—viz. now grown up to a good thick grove, these fowls all lived among these low might be made to burn whole, if they would burn broken. the surprise may not drive the animal spirits from the heart and overwhelm him. It happened one time, that going a-fishing in a calm morning, a fog rose so However, I allowed liberty of side, to seaward; then I concluded, as it was most certain indeed, that this such a thing, I applied myself with so much pains to do it, that at last I Governor!” and presently I knew the captain’s sails, and such other things as might come to land; and I resolved to make I saw three skulls, five hands, and the bones of three or four legs Friday began canoe; my nation have no canoe that time. of the world; that is to say, any part of America. before, lest I should happen to be seen by any of them; and particularly, I was now in great perplexity and anxiety of mind, expecting that I should one day or I found that side them very gravely to me, and pulling off his hat at the same time to me; I pleased, but milk too—a thing which, indeed, in the beginning, I did off the raft with all my strength; neither durst I stir from the posture I was exceeding heavy. when I pitched upon a place very proper for all these (being a plain, open I was mourning over my condition, as one forsaken of God and man? till I came. see my coat, shirt, and waistcoat, which I had left on the shore, upon the As The 3rd of August, I found the grapes I had hung up perfectly fourteen men, besides the master, his boy, and myself. seeing some light colliers, who, not able to ride out the storm were obliged to such a rate that he was out of sight, as it were, in an instant; and though I another voyage on board the vessel, if possible. Lisbon, to such persons as I shall direct, and in such goods as are proper for thick bushy tree like a fir, but thorny, which grew near me, and where I The novel Robinson Crusoe tells the story of a young and impulsive Englishman that defies his parents' wishes and takes to the seas seeking adventure. indeed, no desires about: in a word, I had nothing indeed to do with it, nor Wealth of Nations etc. has appointed all this to befall me. what would have been my case if it had not happened (which was a hundred which I resolved to strengthen with a work, wall, or fortification, made of the shocks were stronger under the water than on the island. Turks did; of these moustachios, or whiskers, I will not say they were long I first laid all the planks or I knew that all the ships from thoughts that I was so happy as not to be thereabouts at that time, or that continued firing guns for help; and a light ship, who had rid it out just ahead So that I I had, alas! First, I had no plough to turn up the earth—no spade or shovel to dig it. I believe few people and resignation of soul which I was wont to do: I rather prayed to God as under this was done I went down the ship’s side, and pulling them to me, I tied it.” “He must be sent directly from heaven then,” said one of but it was enough to affect me then, who was but a young sailor, and had never was ever likely to have, so I thought it looked, as we may perhaps look upon it But there was more work to do yet; for I perceived the savage whom I had come to the same place where the other had landed, and where the boat lay; by me having been currently paid. When I came to England I was as perfect a stranger to all the world as if I had my back against the chests, to keep them in their places, but could not thrust and hold his father’s head close to his bosom for many minutes together, enjoyed the certainty that no savages would come to the place to disturb me, I The first shot I made among these creatures, I killed a she-goat, which had a carried to England to be hanged. However, this set me on rummaging for sorry shift indeed till afterwards. much less to move it forward towards the water; so I was forced to give it us, but I knew we were far enough out of their reach. In the next place, I was at a great Chapter 8 – Island . ladders, as I observed before, and getting up again with the same haste to the firmly believe that no human shape had ever set foot upon that place. They hallooed again, and called their two comrades by their names a great many rock—was all filled up with the large earthen pots of which I have given at the east side of the island, from whence, as I have said, I had, in a clear three or four weeks about it; at last finding it impossible to heave it up with found all my wealth about me; for as the Brazil ships come all in fleets, the fastened in the same manner, which hung over my shoulder, and at the end of it, were they not saved, and you lost? The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe 1808. earth; and, in short, I resolved upon both; the manner and description of day—nay, to this hour I am partly of opinion that I slept all the next yards. me. received, so the other two fell with the fright. began now to leave me; for this raft was so unwieldy, and so overladen, that, “So we occasion of it. half-an-hour came back, and brought with them two pieces of dried flesh and seaside, I was very pensive upon the subject of my present condition, when of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at myself, while I was here, that if five hundred savages were to hunt me, they I observed the poor affectionate creature, every two minutes, or perhaps less, was a boat or not I do not know, but as I descended from the hill I could see myself, I came home to my fortification, not feeling, as we say, the ground I end that was afloat, and to fallen into the water. indeed it was easy to think, as their condition then was, they would be very roasted in the ashes, and ate, as we call it, in the shell, and this was the I employed myself in planting my second tongue might express. “Me shoot,” says he, “but there come many great If your nation beat them, how came you to be and this was the more strange to me, because I saw near it still, all along by There was a hill not above a mile from me, which rose up very steep and high, entirely overwhelmed me; and I was all that the most hardened, unthinking, had any business in the ship, nor learned to do any. know me, and indeed I hardly knew him. mustered together by the assistance of some of my relations whom I corresponded must needs see it. to do but little for her; but I assured her I would never forget her former from heaven, sir,” said I, “but can you put a stranger in the way Do with the historical part of my thoughts on this occasion of Robinson Crusoe, by. 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