The man of clay

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byHiram Wallace Hayes

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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. 1911. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX YESTERDAY AND TODAY Had it not been for Nicanor, the happenings just related would never have passed beyond the knowledge of the participants; but not understanding in the slightest the significance of what he had seen, he looked upon Paul as the most wonderful of men. He had heard stories of lion tamers and others, who, by a look, were able to quell the most ferocious of beasts, and it was thus he considered Paul. In spite of many warnings, therefore, to say nothing about the matter, when he came to tell about seeing the jaguar, he related the whole occurrence. When the story reached the ears of Don Antonio his jealousy knew no bounds. He was simply unable to restrain himself and mounting his horse he started for San Geronimo to make further arrangements for carrying out his threats against Paul. On the way over he encountered Coyle. Although Coyle had mentioned no names to Paul, Don Antonio was the "young Mexican" to whom he had referred in excusing his actions for sending the train back on the morning of the breakfast, when a collision was so narrowly averted. The men had not met since and mindful of Coyle's expressions of hatred of Paul at that time, but unmindful of his change of heart, Don Antonio looked upon the meeting as a great piece of luck. "Buenos dias, cavallero!" he exclaimed as he airily waved his hand. "How do you find yourself this morning?" Coyle glanced up. Remembering how Don Antonio had fed his anger at their last meeting, he replied gruffly: "Well enough." "Where is the Jefe this morning?" continued Don Antonio, thinking to irritate him by his reference to Paul as the chief. Coyle jerked his thumb over his shoulder toward the camp: "You'll find him in his office if you want to see him!" he replied. Don Antonio shrugged his shoul...

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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. 1911. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX YESTERDAY AND TODAY Had it not been for Nicanor, the happenings just related would never have passed beyond the knowledge ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217123635

ISBN - 13:9780217123631

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