Word usage examples
He had an immense admiration for Willet and he spoke of his deeds with such vivid words and with so much imagery and embroidery that they seemed to be enacted again there in that quiet room before the men who listened.
Before that they were in innumerable encounters and other perils, usually with the great hunter, David Willet, of whom you all know, and who, I regret, is not here.
I have to go away without seeing Willet, but you could not be in safer hands than his.
He wondered what Tayoga was doing and what would Willet think when he came back to Albany and found him gone.
Tayoga, Willet, Master Jacobus, all the good friends of his youth had disappeared over the horizon with the lost land.
His own instincts were always for the right, and long comradeship with Willet and Tayoga made his will to obey those instincts all the stronger.
It would have added spice to his life, much of which had been spent in hunting with Willet and Tayoga.
For the sake of sport he hoped that it would be so, and, using all the skill that he had learned in his long association with Willet and Tayoga, he crept down through the woods.
But how much pleasanter it would have been if Willet and Tayoga, those faithful comrades of many perils, were there with him to share it!
There was Willet big, grave and wise, but with the lurking humor in the corner of his eye, there was Tayoga, lean, calm, inscrutable, the young philosopher of the woods and the greatest trailer in the world, and there was Grosvenor, ruddy, frank, tenacious, eager to learn all the lore of the woods.