There is no novel, dealing with the rough existence of cowboys, so charming in the telling, abounding as it does with the freshest and the truest pathos.
How Bill Hit the Trail
XXII. How the Swan Creek Church was Opened
XXIII. The Pilot's Last Port
THE FOOTHILLS COUNTRY
Beyond the great prairies and in the shadow of the Rockies lie the Foothills. For nine hundred miles the prairies spread themselves out in vast level reaches, and then begin to climb over softly rounded mounds that ever grow higher and sharper till, here and there, they break into jagged points and at last rest upon the great bases of the mighty mountains. These rounded hills that join the prairies to the mountains form the Foothill Country. They extend for about a hundred miles only, but no other hundred miles of the great West are so full of interest and romance. The natural features of the country combine the beauties of prairie and of mountain scenery. There are valleys so wide that the farther side melts into the horizon, and uplands so vast as to suggest the un
Was a Canadian Minister who began his first ministry in the province of Alberta.
A young minister comes to a small town in Alberta to start his first ministry. The local population while being good morale people are both hard working and rough playing. They are also a mite skeptical about this greenhorn minister and his religious ways.
However, by his deeds and actions he slowly wins over the rough and tumble cowhands to the point where nothing is seen as more rewarding than sitting down after a hard days work and listening to the minister read a bible story and then having a little heated discussion amongst the boys about the merits thereof.
Inter weaved in the plot is a heart tugging little Nell story in which the minister also plays a central role.
If you like an old fashioned, nostalgic, highly sentimental tale you could characterize it as a charming little story or if not, maybe something akin to incredibly lame. I\'m sticking to the middle of the road - lame but with some merit.
This book sold over a million copies in 1899 and earned the Author international acclaim.
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