Wild Western Scenes; A Narrative Of Adventures In The Western Wilderness, Wherein The Exploits Of…

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byJohn Beauchamp Jones

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... grove reappeared a moment after, with a changed coun tenance. Boone gazed at his pale features, and asked.the cause of his distress by a look, not a word. "She's gone! gone! gone!" exclaimed Roughgrove, cohering his face with both hands. Boone madenoanswer,butturning his face in the direction of the southern valley, he called upon the name of Mary three times, in clear and loud tones. He listened for her reply, in a motionless attitude, several minutes. But no reply came. Now a change came over Ms features. It was a ferocity from which even the blood-thirsty savages would have fled in horror! "My eternal curse upon them! They have seized her! I have bdw deceived! I will have vengeance!" said he, in a low, determined tone. "Will they kill her, or keep her for a ransom?" inquired Glenn, in extreme and painful excitement. "A ransom," said Boone; "but they shall pay the weight of the silver they demand in blood!" "May Heaven guard her!" said Roughgrove, in piteous agony. "Cheer up--we will get her again," said Boone; and then giving some hasty directions, preparations were made for pursuit. CHAPTER XI. Mary--Her meditations--Her capture--Her sad condition--Her mental sufferings--Her escape--Her recapture. When the men departed for the island in quest tf the wolves, Mary was singing over her neglected flowers, at her father's house in the valley, and her clear ringing notes were distinctly heard by the whole party. After they were gone she continued her song, and lingered long over every faded leaf and withered blossom, with no thought of dangei Whatever, and none of pain, save the regret that her loug cheiishnd plants had been forgotten in the consternation of the previous day, and had fallen victims to the frost-king. But nothing had been touched by the sava...

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... grove reappeared a moment after, with a changed coun tenance. Boone gazed at his pale features, and asked.the cause of his dis...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217907083

ISBN - 13:9780217907088

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