Dick's Desertion: A Boy's Adventures in Canadian Forests A Tale of the Early Settlement of Ontario
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Dick's Desertion: A Boy's Adventures in Canadian Forests A Tale of the Early Settlement of Ontario

By Marjorie L. C. (Marjorie Lowry Christie) Pickthall
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  • "The great branch torn from a neighbouring maple told all the tale."—p. 20
  • DICK'S DESERTION
    • A Boy's Adventures in Canadian Forests
      • A TALE OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF ONTARIO
        • By
      • By
      • MARJORIE L. C. PICKTHALL
        • WITH SEVEN ILLUSTRATIONS
        • Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Limited. 1905
      • WITH SEVEN ILLUSTRATIONS
      • Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Limited. 1905
    • A TALE OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF ONTARIO
      • By
    • By
    • MARJORIE L. C. PICKTHALL
      • WITH SEVEN ILLUSTRATIONS
      • Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Limited. 1905
    • WITH SEVEN ILLUSTRATIONS
    • Toronto: The Musson Book Company, Limited. 1905
    • CONTENTS.
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • "The great branch torn from a neighbouring maple told all the tale." . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
        • "'If I had fifty rivers and fifty canoes, I could not leave Stephanie.'"
        • "They began to sing the old carols their mother had taught them long before."
        • "He flung out his arm, circled with savage ornaments—flung it out with a wild gesture, and began to speak."
        • "He held out a tiny package, wrapped in birch-bark, with an inquiring glance towards her."
        • "'For pity's sake, let me alone!' Dick pleaded. 'Go on and leave me.'"
        • "'Dick! Dick! Where are you?'"
      • "'If I had fifty rivers and fifty canoes, I could not leave Stephanie.'"
      • "They began to sing the old carols their mother had taught them long before."
      • "He flung out his arm, circled with savage ornaments—flung it out with a wild gesture, and began to speak."
      • "He held out a tiny package, wrapped in birch-bark, with an inquiring glance towards her."
      • "'For pity's sake, let me alone!' Dick pleaded. 'Go on and leave me.'"
      • "'Dick! Dick! Where are you?'"
    • "The great branch torn from a neighbouring maple told all the tale." . . . . . . . . . Frontispiece
      • "'If I had fifty rivers and fifty canoes, I could not leave Stephanie.'"
      • "They began to sing the old carols their mother had taught them long before."
      • "He flung out his arm, circled with savage ornaments—flung it out with a wild gesture, and began to speak."
      • "He held out a tiny package, wrapped in birch-bark, with an inquiring glance towards her."
      • "'For pity's sake, let me alone!' Dick pleaded. 'Go on and leave me.'"
      • "'Dick! Dick! Where are you?'"
    • "'If I had fifty rivers and fifty canoes, I could not leave Stephanie.'"
    • "They began to sing the old carols their mother had taught them long before."
    • "He flung out his arm, circled with savage ornaments—flung it out with a wild gesture, and began to speak."
    • "He held out a tiny package, wrapped in birch-bark, with an inquiring glance towards her."
    • "'For pity's sake, let me alone!' Dick pleaded. 'Go on and leave me.'"
    • "'Dick! Dick! Where are you?'"
    • DICK'S DESERTION:
      • A Boy's Adventures in Canadian Forests.
      • CHAPTER I.
        • In the Heart of the Woods.
        • "'IF I HAD FIFTY RIVERS AND FIFTY CANOES, I COULD NOT LEAVE STEPHANIE.'"
      • In the Heart of the Woods.
      • "'IF I HAD FIFTY RIVERS AND FIFTY CANOES, I COULD NOT LEAVE STEPHANIE.'"
      • CHAPTER II.
        • The Fall of the Tree.
      • The Fall of the Tree.
      • CHAPTER III.
        • Friends Indeed.
      • Friends Indeed.
      • CHAPTER IV.
        • A Day in the Woods.
      • A Day in the Woods.
      • CHAPTER V.
        • A Backwoods Christmas.
        • "THEY BEGAN TO SING THE OLD CAROLS THEIR MOTHER HAD TAUGHT THEM LONG BEFORE."
      • A Backwoods Christmas.
      • "THEY BEGAN TO SING THE OLD CAROLS THEIR MOTHER HAD TAUGHT THEM LONG BEFORE."
      • CHAPTER VI.
        • The Call of the Forest.
        • "HE FLUNG OUT HIS ARM, CIRCLED WITH SAVAGE ORNAMENTS— FLUNG IT OUT WITH A WILD GESTURE, AND BEGAN TO SPEAK."
      • The Call of the Forest.
      • "HE FLUNG OUT HIS ARM, CIRCLED WITH SAVAGE ORNAMENTS— FLUNG IT OUT WITH A WILD GESTURE, AND BEGAN TO SPEAK."
      • CHAPTER VII.
        • A Message from the Wanderer.
        • "HE HELD OUT A TINY PACKAGE, WRAPPED IN BIRCH-BARK, WITH AN INQUIRING GLANCE TOWARDS HER."
      • A Message from the Wanderer.
      • "HE HELD OUT A TINY PACKAGE, WRAPPED IN BIRCH-BARK, WITH AN INQUIRING GLANCE TOWARDS HER."
      • CHAPTER VIII.
        • A Wood's Adventure.
      • A Wood's Adventure.
      • CHAPTER IX.
        • On the Prairie.
      • On the Prairie.
      • CHAPTER X.
        • In the Grip of the Storm.
        • "'FOR PITY'S SAKE, LET ME ALONE!' DICK PLEADED. 'GO ON AND LEAVE ME.'"
      • In the Grip of the Storm.
      • "'FOR PITY'S SAKE, LET ME ALONE!' DICK PLEADED. 'GO ON AND LEAVE ME.'"
      • CHAPTER XI.
        • Back to Stephanie.
      • Back to Stephanie.
      • CHAPTER XII.
        • To a Goodly Heritage.
        • "'DICK! DICK! WHERE ARE YOU?'"
      • To a Goodly Heritage.
      • "'DICK! DICK! WHERE ARE YOU?'"
    • A Boy's Adventures in Canadian Forests.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • In the Heart of the Woods.
      • "'IF I HAD FIFTY RIVERS AND FIFTY CANOES, I COULD NOT LEAVE STEPHANIE.'"
    • In the Heart of the Woods.
    • "'IF I HAD FIFTY RIVERS AND FIFTY CANOES, I COULD NOT LEAVE STEPHANIE.'"
    • CHAPTER II.
      • The Fall of the Tree.
    • The Fall of the Tree.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • Friends Indeed.
    • Friends Indeed.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • A Day in the Woods.
    • A Day in the Woods.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • A Backwoods Christmas.
      • "THEY BEGAN TO SING THE OLD CAROLS THEIR MOTHER HAD TAUGHT THEM LONG BEFORE."
    • A Backwoods Christmas.
    • "THEY BEGAN TO SING THE OLD CAROLS THEIR MOTHER HAD TAUGHT THEM LONG BEFORE."
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • The Call of the Forest.
      • "HE FLUNG OUT HIS ARM, CIRCLED WITH SAVAGE ORNAMENTS— FLUNG IT OUT WITH A WILD GESTURE, AND BEGAN TO SPEAK."
    • The Call of the Forest.
    • "HE FLUNG OUT HIS ARM, CIRCLED WITH SAVAGE ORNAMENTS— FLUNG IT OUT WITH A WILD GESTURE, AND BEGAN TO SPEAK."
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • A Message from the Wanderer.
      • "HE HELD OUT A TINY PACKAGE, WRAPPED IN BIRCH-BARK, WITH AN INQUIRING GLANCE TOWARDS HER."
    • A Message from the Wanderer.
    • "HE HELD OUT A TINY PACKAGE, WRAPPED IN BIRCH-BARK, WITH AN INQUIRING GLANCE TOWARDS HER."
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • A Wood's Adventure.
    • A Wood's Adventure.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • On the Prairie.
    • On the Prairie.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • In the Grip of the Storm.
      • "'FOR PITY'S SAKE, LET ME ALONE!' DICK PLEADED. 'GO ON AND LEAVE ME.'"
    • In the Grip of the Storm.
    • "'FOR PITY'S SAKE, LET ME ALONE!' DICK PLEADED. 'GO ON AND LEAVE ME.'"
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • Back to Stephanie.
    • Back to Stephanie.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • To a Goodly Heritage.
      • "'DICK! DICK! WHERE ARE YOU?'"
    • To a Goodly Heritage.
    • "'DICK! DICK! WHERE ARE YOU?'"
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