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The Book O Camp-Lore and Woodcraft (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)

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CAMP-LORE AND WOODCRAFT CHAPTER I FIRE MAKING BY FRICTION When the "what-is-its" of Pithecantropus erect us age and other like hob-goblin men were moping around the rough sketch of an earth, there were no camp-fires; the only fire that these creatures knew was that which struck terror to their hearts when it was vomited forth from volcanic craters, or came crashing among them in the form of lightning. No wonder that the primitive men looked upon fire as a deity, no doubt an evil deity at first but one who later became good. When the vast fields of ice covered Europe during the glacier period and forced men to think or die, necessity developed a prehistoric Edison among the Neanderthal men, who discovered how to build and control a fire, thus saving his race from being frozen in the ice and kept on cold storage, like the hairy rhinoceros and elephant of Siberia. The fire of this forgotten and unknown glacier savage was the forerunner of our steam-hcatcrs and kitchen ranges; in fac

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