The Perdu was but a stone's throw broad, throughout its entire length.
At such times he was more than likely to stray over to the banks of the Perdu.
It would have been hard for Reuben to say just why he found the Perdu so attractive.
He resolved that he would buy property near the Perdu and settle there.
He laughed softly; and just then the blue heron came back to the Perdu.