Indeed, I congratulated myself, as I looked my last at the sign of The Singing Stream
, that this had been quite in my early manner.
Your wits are keen, my son," he said; "and I see that the waters of the stream
have not quenched your spirit.
Magnificent scenery Wind River Mountains Treasury of waters A stray horse An Indian trail Trout streams
The Great Green River Valley An alarm A band of trappers Fontenelle, his information Sufferings of thirst Encampment on the Seeds-ke- dee Strategy of rival traders Fortification of the camp The Blackfeet Banditti of the mountains Their character and habits
Therein he slew Thersilochus, Mydon, Astypylus, Mnesus, Thrasius, Oeneus, and Ophelestes, and he would have slain yet others, had not the river in anger taken human form, and spoken to him from out the deep waters saying, "Achilles, if you excel all in strength, so do you also in wickedness, for the gods are ever with you to protect you: if, then, the son of Saturn has vouchsafed it to you to destroy all the Trojans, at any rate drive them out of my stream
, and do your grim work on land.
Accordingly, leaving the bed of the stream
at the very point where it thundered down, we began crawling along one of those sloping ledges until it carried us to within a few feet of another that inclined downwards at a still sharper angle, and upon which, by assisting each other we managed to alight in safety.
Between these are deep valleys, with small streams
winding through them, which find their way into the lower plains, augmenting as they proceed, and ultimately discharging themselves into those vast rivers, which traverse the prairies like great arteries, and drain the continent.
If I could free my hands," he thought, "I might throw off the noose and spring into the stream
With steady, powerful strokes the ape-man forged out into the stream
toward the drifting dugout.
As we cruised slowly along, two of the boches again saw what they believed to be a man, or manlike creature, watching us from a fringe of trees a hundred yards inland, and shortly after we discovered the mouth of a small stream
emptying into the bay: It was the first stream
we had found since leaving the river, and I at once made preparations to test its water.
We never returned to that tree, for the shore of the stream
that drained Far Lake was packed thick with salmon that had come up from the sea to spawn.
I found out from the coachman, among other matters, that there was a famous fishing stream
near Barkingham; and the first thing I did, on arriving at the town, was to buy a rod and line.
Down the warm stream
from the pool floated the countless billions of eggs and tadpoles, developing as they drifted slowly toward the sea.
A Dove sitting on a tree overhanging the water plucked a leaf and let it fall into the stream
close to her.
Through these the tiny stream
had cut its deep and precipitous channel.
Even the narrow stream
ceased its turbulent down-rush long enough to form a quiet pool.