Frank Forester And His Friends Volume 3; Or, Woodland Adventures In The Middle States Of North…

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byHenry William Herbert

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... "He's ben lamed this by the Injuns in Floridy," said Dolph. "Doubtless!" replied Archer. "But this must have taken him many minutes. He cannot be far before us. Ha! here's a footprint not covered; he has thought himself safe here. But I cannot see another." "He's tuk up the bed of the little stream!" cried the old hunter, delighted at finding himself able to add his quota to the discovery of the criminal; "and what's more, he's travellin' up it still--see how muddy the water comes down, and there hain't ben a drop o' rain to rile it these three days." "Forward, then!" exclaimed Harry. "We have nothing to do, but to follow it along till it gets clear again. We have him now." And away they dashed, as hard as they could run, following the banks of the brook, which came down muddier and more muddy, the higher they traced it toward the source--they were gaining upon their man. But ere they came to clear water, they met him unexpectedly coming to meet them, face to face. He had heard them, doubtless, as they crashed through the brake and underwood; and, seeing the danger of being detected flying, had resolved to brazen it out. As they surmised, it was Ned Wheeler. Guiltier than usual he could not look, for the assassin and the dastard were ineradically branded on his vile features by the hand of nature. "You run hard to-day, my men," he said, sneeringly. "What are you chasing, anyhow?" "Ned Wheeler, you!" said Archer, steadily, halting within six feet of him. "Chasing me /" said the ruffian. "You'll find that tough work, I guess." And he cocked his rifle. "Edward Wheeler," repeated Archer, "you are my prisoner. I arrest you for the murder of Henry Barhyte." The wretch turned pale as death, but still he raised his rifle to the shoulder, and levelling it full at Ar...

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... "He's ben lamed this by the Injuns in Floridy," said Dolph. "Doubtless!" replied Archer. "But this must have taken him many minu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217817092

ISBN - 13:9780217817097

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