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After the first moments of pleasure at the results of the bird shooting match

After the first moments of pleasure at the results of the bird shooting match

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After the first moments of pleasure at the results of the bird shooting match, Deerslayer regrets the  unnecessary taking of life. He muses about the fearsome use of power and the dangerous use of  firearms by those who have not learned moderation, respect, and humility. Deerslayer's fraternal  comments to Judith, Hist, and Chingachgook impress them with his wisdom. Hetty, however, is  unable to follow closely the lessons he teaches the others about their behavior. Deerslayer allows  Hetty to accompany him to the Indian camp despite his doubts about the wisdom of her presence  during the coming agony, and in the canoe, lie endeavors to counsel her. He especially warns Hetty  about her growing love for Hurry Harry which, in Deerslayer's view, is an impossible sentiment  between two individuals so very different. Hetty does not grasp Deerslayer's meaning, and he 
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