Afloat in the forest, or, A voyage among the tree-tops . nd cutting a stout branch, which he soon convertedinto a cudgel of about two feet in length. This he handedto his companion, and then, selecting a second branch of stillstouter proportions, fashioned a similar club for himself. Now, said he, after having pruned the sticks to his sat-isfaction, we re both armed, and ready to give battle to theararas, with a better chance of coming off victorious. Letus lose no time. We have other work to occupy us, andyour friends will be impatient for our return. Saying this,he let himself down into the

Afloat in the forest, or, A voyage among the tree-tops . nd cutting a stout branch, which he soon convertedinto a cudgel of about two feet in length. This he handedto his companion, and then, selecting a second branch of stillstouter proportions, fashioned a similar club for himself. Now, said he, after having pruned the sticks to his sat-isfaction, we re both armed, and ready to give battle to theararas, with a better chance of coming off victorious. Letus lose no time. We have other work to occupy us, andyour friends will be impatient for our return. Saying this,he let himself down into the Stock Photo
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Afloat in the forest, or, A voyage among the tree-tops . nd cutting a stout branch, which he soon convertedinto a cudgel of about two feet in length. This he handedto his companion, and then, selecting a second branch of stillstouter proportions, fashioned a similar club for himself. Now, said he, after having pruned the sticks to his sat-isfaction, we re both armed, and ready to give battle to theararas, with a better chance of coming off victorious. Letus lose no time. We have other work to occupy us, andyour friends will be impatient for our return. Saying this, he let himself down into the water, and turned towards theseringa. His protege made no protest, but followed instantlyafter. Tightly clutching their cudgels, both reaseended theseringa, and renewed the battle with the birds. The num-bers were even more unequal than before ; but this time theadvantage was on the side of the intruders. A CONTEST VvTTII CUDGELS. 73 Striking with their dribs of heavy acacia-wood, the birdsfell at every blow, until not one arara fluttered among the fo-.

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