Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life [Edited by George Woodcock] - Chapters 9, and 10, 83-108 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 9, and 10, 83-108 Summary

In chapter nine, the ravine is narrow and the sailors have to wade in the shallow water of the stream. There are branches overhanging that they have to duck. After sleeping the next night, as they slowly advance, they reach a waterfall of almost one hundred feet in height. Despite the narrator's fears, the agile Toby finds a way down. Toby grabs the thick vines along the cliff face and makes his way down using some foot-falls along the way and the hanging vines. The narrator follows down, though by now, the narrator has to use a tree limb for a walking stick. The two men proceed further down the stream and find another large waterfall. Here Toby finds a path down a series of rock ledges on the side of the waterfall. When the ledges end, Toby is...

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