Rodney, the Ranger

With Daniel Morgan on Trail and Battlefield

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Author: John V. Lane
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,404 / 206 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 284
Added to site: 2009.08.04
mnybks.net#: 24891
Origin: gutenberg.org
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o bed with the squire and arose with him in the morning. The thought that a man whom he had befriended was opposing him rankled deeply. And while in this irritable condition one of the first persons the squire met was David Allison, who had come early to work on the accounts.

"Good morning, Allison," was the squire's greeting, spoken gruffly.

"Good morning, Squire Danesford," replied the Scotchman. "I thought I wad coom early an' ha' the work oot o' the way."

"So as to have time for carrying on your treasonable mischief, I suppose."

"Excuse me, Squire, but I dinna think I understand."

"D'ye think I don't know that you go about preaching the pernicious doctrines of Patrick Henry and Tom Jefferson, who sports on his seal that sentiment of the demagogue: 'Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.' Who's the tyrant? Why, our most gracious sovereign! That sort of talk is nothing short of treasonable. The purpose of it is revolution. Oh, I know!"

Allison looked at the squi

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