For a first book ‘A Daughter of the Fen’ is full of promise.
Beyond, flows the Fen River, and before him is the city gate.
There was not a light in any house she passed, not even in Mr. Fen Llewellen's cottage.
Shall we try to circle this fen and get across, or go back again?
But do you think it will take off all the water, and spoil the fen, Dave?
A fresh cry came from off the fen, and it was so unmistakably the word “Help!”
One of the farmers, I suppose, from the other side of the fen.
“Then it was no one over our side of the fen,” said Dick thoughtfully.
They came chiefly from the Fen country and were only partially trained.
One of these is the raft-spider, which is found in the fen districts of England.