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Buck
clever and temerarious dog perseveres in the Klondike. [Am. Lit.: Call of the Wild]
Crichton, Admirable
butler proves to be infinite resource for castaway family on island. [Br. Lit.: The Admirable Crichton]
Crusoe, Robinson
inventive when shipwrecked on an island. [Br. Lit.: Robinson Crusoe]
duck
from ingeniousness of duck in .eluding enemies. [Heraldry: Halberts, 26]
Fogg, Phileas
burns his boat’s superstructure and decks for fuel and thus reaches London on time. [Fr. Lit.: Jules Verne Around the World in Eighty Days]
Swiss Family Robinson
shipwrecked family carves hospitable life from wilderness. [Children’s Lit.: Swiss Family Robinson]
Thoreau, Henry David
(1817–1862) example of man’s ability to build his own life in the wilderness. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2738]
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Strong, resourceful, and independent before her betrothal, Signy laments that a woman has so little control of her fate.