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Robinson Crusoe

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Chapter 7
I find a strange lodging place.

It was now late in the afternoon, the sun was shining in the bright sky. The storm was at an end. I began to look around me to see what kind of place I was in. "Where shall I go?" I asked myself. "What shall I do?" My clothes were still wet; I could dry them only by sitting in the sun. I had nothing to eat or drink, I had nothing about me but a knife, a pipe, and a little tobacco. how could I live on this strange shore without shelter and without food. the thought of this made me almost wild. I ran this way and that like a madman. Then I sat down and cried like a child. I never felt so lonely as at that moment. I never felt so helpless and lost. Soon I saw that night was coming on. I thought what if there are wild beasts in the woods? They will come up in the dark and find me here, and then how can I save myself from them.



A little way from the shore I saw a tree; it stood all alone with no other trees near it. It was thick and bushy with long thorns on its branches' walked out to look at it. To my great surprise I found a spring of fresh water bubbling out from among its roots' knelt down a took a long drink for I was very thirsty. then I climbed up into the tree. The branches grew very close together and I found a place where I could rest, half sitting and half lying with no danger of falling. With my pocket knife I cut a long stick about 2 feet long, this should be my weapon if any beasts should find me in the night. It was now quite dark, the only sound that I could hear was that of the waves breaking on the shore. It seemed so good to be on dry land that I forgot every danger was so tired that I soon fell asleep. Never have I slept more soundly


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