Roy Blakeley's silver fox patrol

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byPercy Keese Fitzhugh

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1920. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXY IT COMES TO A SHOWDOWN Maybe you'll say we were all crazy, but I should worry. Anyway, I'm going to tell you everything, just the way it happened. While the rest of us were starting our campfire, Harry was digging up spades full of earth as close to the trunk of the tree as he could get the spade. Each time he would spread the earth out on the spade and examine it very carefully by the light of the fire. "You're a swell lot of treasure hunters," he said; "leaving all the work to me." "Wait till we get the fire burning up and we'll give you a hand," Brent said. "That's the best kind of gold," little Bill spoke up; "that yellow flame." "It turns everything to gold all of a sudden," even Pee-wee said; "look at the trunk of the tree." "Some bunch of treasure hunters!" Harry said "Pee-wee, I'm surprised at you. Where are your pan and your rolling-pin and your burlap bags? I thought you were Captain Kidd, Junior." "It's time enough in the morning, isn't it?" the kid said. "Then we'll get to work in earnest. We have to get our fire started, don't we?" "Oh, sure," Harry said. "We belong to the Union," Brent said, "and we don't shovel dirt after three in the afternoon. We believe in the two hour day. Don't bother us." Pretty soon the fire was burning up, and it made the tree all bright--kind of flickery, like. We could look away into the dark woods--they were awful black. But right ne&* us it was bright, just like gold. There was an owl hooting somewhere--maybe he was up in that tree. We all sat down around the fire to rest a minute. Harry pulled a log over close to the big trunk of the tree and out of the heat of the fire and sat down on it, and leaned back against the trunk. He said, "I guess I'll have my bench under the Dahadinee poplar. Look here, you fe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1920. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXXY IT COMES TO A SHOWDOWN Maybe you'll say we were all crazy, but I should worry. Anyway, I'm going to tell you everything,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217546153

ISBN - 13:9780217546157

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