Evening was near when P'tit Maitre, black with powder and crimson with blood, had staggered into the cabin
of Jacqueline's mother, his pursuers close at his heels.
The deepest sounds of the retiring and invisible column had ceased to be borne on the breeze to the listeners, and the latest straggler had already disappeared in pursuit; but there still remained the signs of another departure, before a log cabin
of unusual size and accommodations, in front of which those sentinels paced their rounds, who were known to guard the person of the English general.
The half a dozen cabins
scattered along the banks of the North Fork, as if by some overflow of that capricious river, had become augmented during a week of fierce excitement by twenty or thirty others, that were huddled together on the narrow gorge of Devil's Spur, or cast up on its steep sides.
Aye, shipmates, Jonah was gone down into the sides of the ship --a berth in the cabin
as I have taken it, and was fast asleep.
Sylvain Couttet, keeper of the cabin
there, suspected a misfortune, and sent down to the valley for help.
I had tried to get out of that cabin
many a time, but I couldn't find no way.
On the 16th, he was parted from us by a storm; I heard since my return, that his ship foundered, and none escaped but one cabin
was dark; but soon my eyes accustomed themselves to the obscurity, and I perceived the pilot, a strong man, with his hands resting on the spokes of the wheel.
in which I found myself was small and rather untidy.
Then she took her little lamp, and went into her cabin
, and took off the fur skin, and washed the soot from off her face and hands, so that her beauty shone forth like the sun from behind the clouds.
They spoke glibly of the "after cabin
," the "for'rard cabin
," "port and starboard" and the "fo'castle.
He constructed his cabin
of small logs about six inches in diameter, stopping the chinks with clay which he found at the depth of a few feet beneath the surface soil.