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A Gent from Bear Creek

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Published: 1937
Language: English
Wordcount: 88,862 / 235 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 3,097
Added to site: 2010.10.24
mnybks.net#: 29353

Striped Shirts and Busted Hearts -- Mountain Man -- Meet Cap'n Kidd -- Guns of the Mountains -- A Gent From Bear Creek -- The Feud Buster -- The Road to Bear Creek -- The Scalp Hunter -- Cupid from Bear Creek -- The Haunted Mountain -- Educate or Bust -- War on Bear Creek -- When Bear Creek Came to Chawed Ear

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nd was knocked down by Bill as he catapulted into the yard.

I couldn't see what was going on outside, and Old Man McGraw was chawing my thumb and feeling for my eye, so I throwed him after John and Bill, and he's a liar when he said I aimed him at that rain-barrel a-purpose. I didn't even know they was one there till I heard the crash as his head went through the staves.

I turned around to have some more words with Mister Wilkinson, but he jumped through the winder I'd throwed Joe through, and when I tried to foller him, I couldn't get my shoulders through. So I run out at the door and Glory met me just as I hit the yard and she give me a slap in the face that sounded like a beaver hitting a mud bank with his tail.

"Why, Glory!" I says, dumbfounded, because her blue eyes was blazing, and her yaller hair was nigh standing on end. She was so mad she was crying and that's the first time I ever knowed she could cry. "What's the matter? What've I did?"

"What have you d

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