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Oowikapun

Egerton Ryerson Young

Published January 14th 2014
ISBN : 9781495203190
Paperback
72 pages
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That Oowikapun was unhappy, strangely so, was evident to all in the Indian village. New thoughts deeply affecting him had in some way or other entered into his mind, and he could not but show that they were producing a great change in him. TheMoreThat Oowikapun was unhappy, strangely so, was evident to all in the Indian village. New thoughts deeply affecting him had in some way or other entered into his mind, and he could not but show that they were producing a great change in him. The simple, quiet, monotonous life of the young Indian hunter was curiously broken in upon, and he could never be the same again. There had come a decided awakening- the circle of his vision had suddenly enlarged, and he had become aware of the fact that he was something more than he imagined. While, in his simple faith, he had paddled along the beautiful rivers, or wandered through the wild forests of his country, catching the fish or hunting the game, where at times he had heard the thunders crash and seen the majestic tree riven by the lightnings power, and perhaps in these seasons of natures wild commotion had seen God in cloud and heard him in the wind, yet until very lately he had never heard of anything which had caused him to imagine that he was in any way allied to that Great Spirit, or was in any way responsible to him. What was the cause of this mental disquietude, of these long hours of absorbing thought?