Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Rod of the Lone Patrol

Cover image for

Download


Author: H.A. Cody
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,252 / 216 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,089
Added to site: 2005.12.06
mnybks.net#: 12001
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Western
Excerpt

her occupants of the room.

"I didn't know that he could stand alone," the parson remarked as he first saw Rodney scramble to his feet. "How old do you suppose he is?"

"About fourteen months, I should judge, Daniel," his wife replied. "He may be older, though. One can't always tell."

"He's a stirring lad, anyway, Martha, and we shall have our hands full. Won't you need some help, dear? How would it do to get a woman in occasionally to assist with the work, as the baby will take so much of your time?"

"That will not be necessary, Daniel. By the look of things now we shall be up earlier each morning, and one hour then is worth two later in the day."

After the parson had lighted the fire in the cooking-stove, and also the one in the living-room, he went to the barn to milk. He kept one Jersey cow which supplied enough milk for the house. This was a fine animal, and the pride of the neighbourhood, as it had taken the first prize at the large Exhibition held that very fall in the

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Bonnie M Hennessy
In a time when 80% of American families don't buy or read books, Bonnie Hennessy works as an author and English teacher, inspiring young people to become more interested in books. While reading a bedtime story to her daughter one night, Hennessy was inspired to write the real story of Rumpelstiltskin. As our Author of the Day, Hennessy reveals why she decided to retell the famous fairytale, talks about her work as an English teacher and why she had to reshape the Duke's character three times.
Read full interview...