Lords of the North

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Author: Agnes C. Laut
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 103,016 / 292 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,327
Added to site: 2007.01.23
mnybks.net#: 15874
Origin: gutenberg.org

A western romance set amid the conflict of the North-West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company over the establishment of territories.

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at the Beaver Club, living it all over again and hearing Sir Alexander MacKenzie with his flashing hero-eyes and quick, passionate gestures, recounting that wonderful voyage of his with a sulky crew into a region of hostiles; telling of those long interminable winters of Arctic night, when the great explorer sounded the depths of utter despair in service for the company and knew not whether he faced madness or starvation; and thrilling the whole assembly with a description of his first glimpse of the Pacific! Perhaps it was what I heard that night--who can tell--that drew me to the wild life of after years. But I was too young, then, to recognize fully the greatness of those men. Indeed, my country was then and is yet too young; for if their greatness be recognized, it is forgotten and unhonored.

I think I must have fallen asleep on my uncle's knee; for I next remember sleepily looking about and noticing that many of the gentlemen had slid down in their chairs and with closed eyes were breathing heavi

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