A Drift from Redwood Camp

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Author: Bret Harte
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,366 / 22 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,213
mnybks.net#: 3257
Genres: Western, Short Story
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fore, as the betrothed of the new chief, approached him slyly from the other side. The horrified eyes of Elijah, momentarily raised from his blanket, saw and recognized her. The feebleness of a weak nature, that dared not measure itself directly with the real cause, vented its rage on a secondary object. He darted a quick glance of indignation and hatred at the young girl. She ran back in startled terror to her companions, a hurried consultation followed, and in another moment the whole bevy of girls, old women, and children were on the wing, shrieking and crying, to their wigwams.

"You see," said one of the prisoners coolly to the other, in English, "I was right. They never intended to do anything to us. It was only a bluff. These Minyos are a different sort from the other tribes. They never kill anybody if they can help it."

"You're wrong," said the other, excitedly. "It was that big chief there, with his head in a blanket, that sent those dogs to the right about. Hell! did you see them run at

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2008.01.31
HellCold
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Good short story. Didn't like his style, though...


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