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The Red Badge of Courage

by Stephen Crane

eBook
The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting. As the landscape changed from brown to green, the army awakened, and began to tremble with eagerness at the noise of rumors. It cast its eyes upon the roads, which were growing from long troughs of liquid mud to proper thoroughfares. A river, amber-tinted in the shadow of its banks, purled at the army's feet; and at night, when the stream had become of a sorrowful blackness, one could see across it the red, eyelike gleam of hostile camp-fires set in the low brows of distant hills.

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Publisher: eBooksLib

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 20, 2005

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781412160469
  • Release date: August 20, 2005

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781412160469
  • File size: 208 KB
  • Release date: August 20, 2005

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
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Languages

English

Levels

Text Difficulty:6-12

The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting. As the landscape changed from brown to green, the army awakened, and began to tremble with eagerness at the noise of rumors. It cast its eyes upon the roads, which were growing from long troughs of liquid mud to proper thoroughfares. A river, amber-tinted in the shadow of its banks, purled at the army's feet; and at night, when the stream had become of a sorrowful blackness, one could see across it the red, eyelike gleam of hostile camp-fires set in the low brows of distant hills.

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