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Off to the Wilds

Being the Adventures of Two Brothers

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Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 96,322 / 278 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 866
Added to site: 2007.05.09 16850
Genre: Adventure

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Hardly had the brothers walked away than, as if moved by the same spirit, they forgot the beauty of the old boots in which they had been parading--to such an extent that they kicked them off, and kiri in hand made so fierce an attack upon unarmed Dinny that, after a show of resistance, he fairly took to his heels and ran back to the house, just as the brothers came up.

"Popo give him kiri," cried Chicory.

"Bechele de boy make Boss Dinny run," cried the other, his eyes sparkling with delight. "No make de boss cry eye any more."

"No make Boss Dick cry eye any more," repeated Chicory.

The brothers looked at each other as they comprehended the meaning of the attack.

"Why, Jack," said Dick, "what faithful true fellows they are. They'll never leave us in a time of trouble."

"No, that they won't," cried Jack; and just then a tall, stern, sunburnt man, with grizzled hair and saddened eyes, came up to where they stood. Laying his hand affectionately on the shoul



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