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The Buffalo Runners

A Tale of the Red River Plains

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Language: English
Wordcount: 93,631 / 270 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,337
Added to site: 2007.11.07
mnybks.net#: 18910
Genre: Adventure
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ned, while in Scotland, away from the small farm-house of his father, and having received a better education, Duncan conceived himself to stand on a higher level than the sedate and uneducated Fergus. Thus pride was added to his bad temper. But he was not altogether destitute of good points. What man is? One of these was a certain reckless open-handedness, so that he was easily imposed on by the protestations and assurances of the sly, plausible, and lazy La Certe.

The couple were still engaged in smoking, quaffing tea, and other intellectual pursuits, when they heard sounds outside as of some one approaching. Another moment, and the door burst open, and a man in white stepped in. He saluted them with a familiar and hasty "bonjour," as he stamped and beat the snow vigorously from his garments.

"What? Antoine Dechamp!" exclaimed La Certe, rising slowly to welcome his friend; "you seem in hurry?"

"Ay--in great hurry! They are starving on the plains! Many are dead! Davidson has come

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