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A Pioneer from Kentucky; An Idyl of the Raton Range

Author:   Henry Inman ,  General Books
Publisher:   Rarebooksclub.com
ISBN:  

9781459006058


Pages:   18
Publication Date:   06 July 2012
Format:   Paperback
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A Pioneer from Kentucky; An Idyl of the Raton Range


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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 edition. Excerpt: ... Chapter XIV. bomecoming. Dick passed a comfortable night, considering his exhausted condition, and by sunrise in the morning the party started on their return trip, expecting to make the cabin by evening if no accident befell them, as it was only thirty-two or thirty-three miles at most, and now they were acquainted with the trail. The provisions, except what would be required for their noon meal, and all the camp equipage, were abandoned, so that the burros might carry Dick and his litter as lightly laden as possible over the rough road. When they had proceeded about half-way on their journey, Boggs with commendable forethought left the party and hastened on to apprise Clariss of her husband's coming, for the sympathetic old man was fearful that Dick's terribly cut-up face would too severely shock the young wife's nerves were she to see him without some kind of preparation. He did not know her firmness and force of character as well as does the reader. Boggs came in sight of the cabin from the top of the mesa just as night began to envelop the little valley in its shadow, although it was but a short time after three o'clock, --for the hundred peaks of the Range which encompass it cut off the sun's rays long before he has really set, and during the winter mouths darkness comes early into the great canon. His approach was heralded of course some time before he emerged from the sumac copse, by those ever-vigilant sentinels Buck and Tige, whose deep notes had commenced the moment his horse had entered the gorge, more than a mile from them--so acute were their scent and hearing. At the first warning from the dogs Mrs. Boggs and Clariss hastened to the sumacs, where they anxiously waited ten minutes or more before Boggs rode out of the bushes...

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Author:   Henry Inman ,  General Books
Publisher:   Rarebooksclub.com
Imprint:   Rarebooksclub.com
Dimensions:   Width: 18.90cm , Height: 0.10cm , Length: 24.60cm
Weight:   0.054kg
ISBN:  

9781459006058


ISBN 10:   1459006054
Pages:   18
Publication Date:   06 July 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unknown
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
Limited stock is available. It will be ordered for you and shipped pending supplier's limited stock.

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