Hell Fer Sartain

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Author: John Fox, Jr.
Published: 1897
Language: English
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 713
mnybks.net#: 2674
Origin: gutenberg.org

On Hell-Fer-Sartain Creek -- THROUGH The Gap -- A Trick O' Trade -- Grayson's Baby -- Courtin' on Cutshin -- The Message in the Sand -- The Senator's Last Trade -- Preachin' on Kingdom-Come -- The Passing of Abraham Shivers -- A Purple Rhododendron

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tt before he would give in. He said he would get even with me; but they all say that, and I paid no attention to the threat. For a week he was kept in the calaboose, and when I passed the shanty just after he was sent to the county-seat for trial, I found it empty. The Malungian, too, was gone. Within a fortnight the mountaineer was in the door of the shanty again. Having no accuser, he had been discharged. He went back to his work, and if he opened his lips I never knew. Every day I saw him at work, and he never failed to give me a surly look. Every dusk I saw him in his door-way, waiting, and I could guess for what. It was easy to believe that the stern purpose in his face would make its way through space and draw her to him again. And she did come back one day. I had just limped down the mountain with a sprained ankle. A crowd of women was gathered at the edge of the woods, looking with all their eyes to the shanty on the river-bank. The girl stood in the door-way. The mountaineer was coming back from work

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