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Rod of the Lone Patrol

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Author: H.A. Cody
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,252 / 216 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,095
Added to site: 2005.12.06
mnybks.net#: 12001
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Western
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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

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