The Big Otter

Author: Ballantyne, R. M. (Robert Michael)

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 4
  • Illustrated? No
  • Length: E
  • Flesch: 70.5
  • Kincaid: 8.3
  • Fog Level: 11.0
  • Core 1 and 2: 81.03

Placement Text

Cold comfort is naturally suggested by a bed of snow, yet I have enjoyed great comfort and much warmth in such a bed. My friend Lumley was particularly fond of warmth and of physical ease, yet he often expressed the opinion, with much emphasis, that there was nothing he enjoyed so much as a night in a snow-bed. Jack Lumley was my chum—a fine manly fellow with a vigorous will, a hardy frame, and a kindly heart. We had a natural leaning towards each other—a sort of undefinable sympathy—which inclined us to seek each other’s company in