The Big Muskeg by Victor RousseauThe Big Muskeg by Victor Rousseau

The Big Muskeg

byVictor Rousseau

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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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 VII tlln the King's Name!" BUT he worried over the situation all night, and in the morning Molly saw with alarm that he was in a feverish condition. He should never have left his bed, and the journey seemed impossible. "I've got to go, Molly," was all Wilton could say. "Then," she said with sudden decision, "I shall go with you." He tried to laugh at her, but she insisted. "I shall go, Will," she said. "You can't travel alone. Your men may be faithful enough, but it is my right to go. And you'll never get to the meeting without someone to take care of you on the way. That's my condition. Promise me--or else I'll lock the store door, Will, and I've got a padlock that even you couldn't force." Molly seemed to be animated by a resolution as feverish as his own. Jules Halfhead had not fulfilled his intention of absenting himself, probably on account of the storm, which had made the security of the store seem preferable to life in the forests. He was faithful to the factor, and had never deserted him in need. He could take care of him during the four or five days of her absence. "And Kitty will be glad to have me stay with her," said Molly. "I'll be a comfort to her in her grief. And I feel that I ought to go, if only for Kitty's sake. I know she hasn't made many friends in Clayton yet. And she is always writing to me to come." Wilton was forced to yield. "But you must make sure that Jules will stay," he said. "He'll understand. He'll stay," answered the girl. "He's never run away when I was gone to Moose Lake or Winnipeg." Molly went up to the factor's room with the faint hope of reaching some understanding--of plumbing her father's feeling against Wilton and overcoming it. "Mr. Carruthers is getting ready to go,".she said. "He is very ill. He is too we...
Title:The Big MuskegFormat:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217278914

ISBN - 13:9780217278911