Chronicles Of Manuel Alanus; A True Story Of Old San Francisco by Leopold Ernest Wyneken

Chronicles Of Manuel Alanus; A True Story Of Old San Francisco

byLeopold Ernest Wyneken

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1908 Excerpt: ... air and the mountains looked clearer and nearer: "a sure sign that it was going to rain," Hants said. We had gone on the road down the hill alongside our gulch where the road went on to Fairlies. I had always had the idea that to get to Fountain Head we should have to keep to this road to Fairlies at least part of the way, if not all, and turn up into the farther hills. But at the hop-yard Hants had taken the trail leading past the bean-field to the narrow accommodation gate in the fence not far from the thicket, where I had been lying hiding when Hants picked me up. And when we had got through this gate we had turned up the road where I had that time seen the buggy come down with that strange man in it and his companion, and go by me. It was always most remarkable how quick Hants was of perception and discernment. I was not in the least conscious that I hesitated, hung back, or gave any sign of uneasiness, trepidation, or that there was any change whatever in my deportment, only in my thoughts and feeling. Yet it must have been, for as soon as we were through the gate and turning to the right he called: "What is wrong?" I said I had never gone up this road before. "Well," he returned, "who said you had? What is wrong with it?" "I had not known that this road was the road to Fountain Head," I answered. He deliberated quite a few minutes, eyeing me as he would eye people when he wanted to find out something of them. Then he started in to tell me with a great deal of minuteness that "this road was a new road, built some years ago by the Boss from Fountain Head down to the big valley, to connect with the road coming up from the river, from the steamboat landing in the river. Before this new road had been built, the way to get from Fountain Head to the river ha...

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Title:Chronicles Of Manuel Alanus; A True Story Of Old San FranciscoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217339123

ISBN - 13:9780217339124

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