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The Treasure of Nugget Mountain

Jack Hildreth Among the Indians

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Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,490 / 171 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,453
Added to site: 2007.03.03 16183

Winnetou II and Winnetou III combined.

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wkins, Parker and Stone following, and behind them the thirty braves leading the pack horses. Nscho-Tschi sat astride her horse like a man. She was a remarkably daring and accomplished rider, as I knew already, and as she proved anew on this journey, and she could handle weapons equally well. Any one meeting us would have taken her for the younger brother of Winnetou, the likeness between them being heightened by her masculine garments; but they only brought out more clearly her remarkable beauty. She was so radiant, so happy, so girlish, in spite of the knife and pistol in her belt, and the gun across her shoulders that all eyes turned on her admiringly -- poor, beautiful Fair Day!

After five days we reached the spot where we had been working when taken prisoners by the Apaches, and the rest of the party was cut down in the struggle. Here I resumed my work, guarded by the Apache braves, and helped by Winnetou and Nscho-Tschi, who scarcely left my side. It was very different from the circumstances unde



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