Call of the Cumberlands

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 90,294 / 264 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,484
mnybks.net#: 1290
Origin: gutenberg.org

An ordinary Kentucky feud story with good local color and atmosphere. The hero is taken to New York where he becomes a successful artist, but he returns to Kentucky to end the feud by methods of law and order and to find his old sweetheart transformed by the years.

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mile, and the girl, fighting hard the shy impulse to drop his shoulders, and flee into the kind masking of the bushes, was in a measure reassured.

"You must hev fell offen the rock," she enlightened.

"I think I might have fallen into worse circumstances," replied the unknown.

"I reckon you kin set up after a little."

"Yes, of course." The man suddenly realized that although he was quite comfortable as he was, he could scarcely expect to remain permanently in the support of her bent arm. He attempted to prop himself on his hurt hand, and relaxed with a twinge of extreme pain. The color, which had begun to creep back into his cheeks, left them again, and his lips compressed themselves tightly to bite off an exclamation of suffering.

"Thet thar left arm air busted," announced the young woman, quietly. "Ye've got ter be heedful."

Had one of her own men hurt himself, and behaved stoically, it would have been mere matter of course; but her eyes mirrored a pleased surprise a

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