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The Quirt

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Author: B.M. Bower (Bertha Muzzy Sinclair)
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,592 / 175 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,415
Added to site: 2006.09.04
mnybks.net#: 14684
Origin: gutenberg.org

An exciting story of a cattle-war in Idaho, with an abundance of action, and romance.

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conspicuously, and there pull her horse to an abrupt stand and point excitedly to the distant hills. Also she danced quite close to the camera in the "Typical Cowboy Dance" which was a feature of this particular production.

Lorraine thereby earned enough money to buy her fall suit and coat and cheap furs, and learned to ride a horse at a gallop and to dance what passed in pictures as a "square dance."

At nineteen years of age Lorraine Hunter, daughter of old Brit Hunter of the TJ up-and-down, became a real "range-bred girl" with a real Stetson hat of her own, a green corduroy riding skirt, gray flannel shirt, brilliant neckerchief, boots and spurs. A third picture gave her further practice in riding a real horse,--albeit an extremely docile animal called Mouse with good reason. She became known on the lot as a real cattle-king's daughter, though she did not know the name of her father's brand and in all her life had seen no herd larger than the thirty head of tame cattle which were chased past

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