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Slender: fino, esbelto. southward: hacia el sur, del sur. sparingly: escasamente, económicamente, frugalmente, sobriamente. stick: pegar, palo, bastón. throw: lanzar, echar, tirar, tirada, arrojar, lanzamiento. twelve: doce. weapons: armas. Daniel Defoe 27 distance, but talked with them by signs as well as I could; and particularly made signs for something to eat: they beckoned to me to stop my boat, and they would fetch me some meat. % We made signs of thanks to them, for we had nothing to make them amends; but an opportunity offered that very instant to oblige them wonderfully; for while we were lying by the shore came two mighty creatures, one pursuing the other (as we took it) with great fury from the mountains towards the sea; whether it was the male pursuing the female, or whether they were in sport or in rage, we could not tell, any more than we could tell whether it was usual or strange, but I believe it was the latter; because, in the first place, those ravenous creatures seldom appear but in the night; and, in the second place, we found the people terribly frighted, especially the women.

The other creature, frighted with the flash of fire and the noise of the gun, swam on shore, and ran up directly to the mountains from whence they came; nor could I, at that distance, know what it was. I found quickly the negroes wished to eat the flesh of this creature, so I was willing to have them take it as a favour from me; which, when I made signs to them that they might take him, they were very thankful for. Immediately they fell to work with him; and though they had no knife, yet, with a sharpened piece of wood, they took off his skin as readily, and much more readily, than we could have done with a knife.

Miscarried: Abortado. obeyed: Obedecido, obedeció. obliging: obligando, complaciente, servicial. preposterous: absurdo. preserve: conservar, guardar, preservar, confitura, conserva. probable: probable. prudence: prudencia. restrain: refrenar, contener, refrene, refrenas, refrena, contengo, refrenad, contiene, contienen, contienes, refrenen. scarce: escaso. undertake: emprender, emprenda, emprenden, emprended, emprendo, emprendes, emprendéis, emprendan, emprende, emprendemos, encargarse de. undertaking: emprendiendo, empresa, funeraria, compromiso.

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