Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Bell-Ringer of Angel's

and Other Stories

Cover image for

Download


Author: Bret Harte
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 62,670 / 179 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,107
mnybks.net#: 3248

The Bell-Ringer of Angel's -- Johnnyboy -- Young Robin Gray -- The Sheriff of Siskyou -- A Rose of Glenbogie -- The Mystery of the Hacienda -- Chu Chu -- My First Book

Show Excerpt

le and the life of a God-fearing man"--began Madison gravely.

"That's it! God-fearin' or revolver-fearin', it amounts to the same when you come down to the hard pan and bed-rock," interrupted McGee. "I ain't expectin' you to think much of my style, but I go a heap on yours, even if I can't play your game. And I sez to my wife, 'Safie'--her that trots around with me sometimes--I sez, 'Safie, I oughter know that man, and shall. And I WANT YOU to know him.' Hol' on," he added quickly, as Madison rose with a flushed face and a perturbed gesture. "Ye don't understand! I see wot's in your mind--don't you see? When I married my wife and brought her down here, knowin' this yer camp, I sez: 'No flirtin', no foolin', no philanderin' here, my dear! You're young and don't know the ways o' men. The first man I see you talking with, I shoot. You needn't fear, my dear, for accidents. I kin shoot all round you, under your arm, across your shoulders, over your head and between your fingers, my dear, and never start ski

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

N. S. Wikarski
Despite earning a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Amazon bestselling author, Nancy Wikarski, discovered that her real passion lies with historical mystery and adventure fiction writing. Her Arkana Series in particular has enthralled fans with its treasure hunting and secret societies. As our author of the day, we chat with Nancy about how she came up with the compelling ideas for her stories, the challenge of writing about a villain with values she cannot relate to at all and how she shares a secret skill with the main character of her series.
Read full interview...