Six Young Hunters; Or, The Adventures Of The Greyhound Club

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byWilliam Gordon Parker

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ... ning and showing the whites of his eyes. M How's dat, sah?" As he repeated the question, he removed his white cap and stood scratching his head with an expression that brought peals of laughter from the club. Then, as Jack touched each bone of Boomerang's body slowly with his forefinger, the meaning of the words gradually began to dawn upon him and he replaced his cap. "Dar's whar a heap ob dese people makes a great mistake. Dey go on feedin' and feedln' until you can't tell de hounds from rabbits off clover, and den dey specks de hounds to pick Mars' Jack up at de secon' turn in de medder. How, by gum, I know? 'Cause I had 'em prove it, sah, like dis," said Tony, marking upon the fingers of his left hand each part of the story. "We 'uns had a pack dat was alius nummer one 'bout Dinksville till 'long comes a nigger wid a big yaller hound dat runs 'way from de 'tire pack at Dinksville like dey was hitched to a tree. Now, w'at you tink dat nigger done? He puts on a pink shirt an' glass diamon' an' owns de hull town for more'n a week." "What did the other members of the Dinksville Coursing Club do then?" asked Eugene, tipping back in his chair. "Shooks! Dey sat roun' an tore dere curly locks, while I goes north ob town and borrers a white hound dat looks for all de world like Mars' Harry's. I takes him to Dinksville an' tries him wid de Dinksville hounds, but he wasn't in de hunt. I takes him north ob town dat evenin', and says de hound ain't no 'count, nohow, to de boss. He picks up a little block ob wood like he was mad, and cuts it all up in little shavin's. 'Now, Mars' Irvin',' says he like dat, 'ef you tink dat hound can't run 'way an' hide from dat yaller pup, you's mistaken. You go an' tie dat hound in your potato cellar, an' give him one corn biscuit...

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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. 1898. Excerpt: ... ning and showing the whites of his eyes. M How's dat, sah?" As he repeated the question, he removed his white cap and stood sc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217877591

ISBN - 13:9780217877596

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