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The Peril Finders

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Language: English
Wordcount: 156,389 / 441 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 935
Added to site: 2008.05.12
mnybks.net#: 20859
Origin: gutenberg.org
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"Oh yes," cried Wilton eagerly; "that must be managed somehow. I should say--Who's this?"

"Company?" said Ned's father, turning to look through the open door towards the track leading to the next plantation.

"Our Yankee neighbour," said the doctor. "What does he want?"

"It's a patient for you, Lee," said Wilton.

"Hillo, you!" cried the newcomer, in a lusty voice, but in rather a nasal sing-song tone. "Doctor there?"

"Yes; come in," was the reply, and a tall, sun-dried, keen-looking man in grey flannels, the legs of which were tucked into his boots, dropped the butt of his rifle on the earthen floor with a dull thud, as he slouched into the room, to show the assembled party that the joke about a patient for the doctor was a good guess, and that many a true word really is spoken in jest.

CHAPTER THREE.

THE MAN FROM THE WILDERNESS.

"Howdy, all on you? Two boys included. D'yer he

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