The Claim Jumpers; A Romance

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byStewart Edward White

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... giving out the self that is my own. Ah, but you are to be envied! You have saved up and accumulated the beautiful in your nature. I have wasted mine, and now I sit by the roadside and cry for it. My only hope and prayer is that a higher and better something will be given me in place of the wasted, and yet I have no right to expect it. Silly, isn't it? " she concluded bitterly. Bennington made no reply. They drew near the gulch, and could hear the mellow sound of bells as the town herd defiled slowly down it toward town. "We part here," the young man broke the long silence. "When do I see you again?" "I do not know." "To-morrow?" "No." "Day after?" The girl shook herself from a reverie. "If you want me to believe you, come every afternoon to the Rock, and wait. Some day I will meet you there." She was gone. CHAPTER XII OLD MIZZOU RESIGNS Bennington went faithfully to the Rock for four days. During whole afternoons he sat there looking out over the Bad Lands. At sunset he returned to camp. Aliris: A Romance of all Time gathered dust. Letters home remained unwritten. Prospecting was left to the capable hands of Old Mizzou until, much to Bennington's surprise, that individual resigned his position. The samples lay in neatly tied coffee sacks just outside the door. The tabulations and statistics only needed copying to prepare them for the capitalist's eye. The information necessary to the understanding of them reposed in a grimy notebook, requiring merely throwing into shape as a letter to make them valuable to the Eastern owner of the property. Anybody could do that. Old Mizzou explained these things to Bennington. "You-all does this jes's well's I," he said. "You expresses them samples East, so as they kin assay 'em; an' you sends them...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... giving out the self that is my own. Ah, but you are to be envied! You have saved up and accumulated the beauti...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217295096

ISBN - 13:9780217295093

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