Gems Of Promise; A Western Story

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byEmart Kinsburn

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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. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X THE CABIN ON OPACO TTHE hound began a more vigorous tugging at the A rope, so, now that the light had appeared ahead through the forest, Morgan released him. The three dogs bounded away over the snow toward the twinkling point of light below and disappeared among the tall pines and firs. Morgan quickened his pace and plodded on after them, preparing himself for any sort of welcome. Soon he was in a clearing. He crossed a little stream on a foot log. He kept on toward the light and presently was aware that it was shining from the window of a small log cabin. He reached the cabin and searched its sides for the door. Streaks of light indicated it at last, and Morgan lifted his fist and knocked. Instantly from within came the baying of the hounds. There was added to this the quick scrape of a chair on the floor. Presently he was aware that some human occupant of the cabin was trying to still the hounds; and when this had been partially accomplished, a voice demanded in Spanish: "What do you want?" The saddle tramp had recognized the throaty, guttural tones of Tovit; and, chuckling at his own humor, he retorted in English: "What have you got?" "What Ah got?" came the response. "You-all see mighty pronto what Ah got, you don' go 'way f'm heah! Ah got a ole thirty-thirty p'inted at de middle o' de do'--dat's what Ah got!" The negro's sentence was not completed before Morgan had decided that his position before "de middle o' de do'" was not desirable. He quickly put the thick log walls between him and Tovit, "Don't cock that gun, ol'-timer!" he called. "I'm a friend. You met me down at the fiesta a little while back. I've been trackin' a wounded buck, and night has caught me in the woods. I haven't even a blanket to sleep in." "What fella you?" suspicio...

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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. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X THE CABIN ON OPACO TTHE hound began a more vigorous tugging at the A rope, so, now that the light had appeared ahead...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217837220

ISBN - 13:9780217837224

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