Chronologically last in James Fenimore Cooper‘s Leatherstocking series, The Prairie follows the wagon train of Ishmael Bush and his family, who are journeying into the recently acquired Louisiana Purchase. The Bushes make their own laws and shun society, even that of an old, solitary Trapper who stumbles across their campsite. He does not fail to… Continue reading
Weekend Quote: The Law
“The law – ’tis bad to have it, but, I sometimes think, it is worse to be entirely without it.” – James Fenimore Cooper, The Prairie J. F. Cooper’s The Prairie (1827) is the last book in the Leatherstocking series, of which his more famous The Last of the Mohicans is also part. The beauty… Continue reading
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