Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew

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Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,890 / 123 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 420
Added to site: 2009.09.30
mnybks.net#: 25423
Origin: gutenberg.org

The story of a young man's life who, after his parents' death, went to sea as an apprentice, witnessed a mutiny aboard ship, got down to Peru, where he was involved in a revolution, etc. When story opens he is working a mine in Colorado with a friend, the incidents given above being those of past life. The author says the principal are taken from the romantic lives of "the Honorable John B. Stephen and his estimable wife, of Colorado City, Colorado."

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and again by the pioneer as he rattled his prairie schooner over the plains.

It is a song that never grows old and never will so long as men leave the home of their childhood, around whose hearthstones still play ghost-like, the recollections of bye-gone years, tenderly touching their sympathies as they pause for a moment in their monied pursuits in other lands.

[Illustration: SOUNDING THE DEPTHS]

The old red school house on Princeton street, with the tall lank figure of Ellwood for its presiding master and who believed in and practiced the command of the Holy Writ: "Spare the rod and spoil the child," was to me in those years of tenderness, a dismal contemplation. But Sundays had a brighter hue when Mother would dress me in full Highland suit of tartan, and adorn my cap with an eagle feather, surmounted with a brooch of the design of an arm with a dagger, bearing the motto, "We fear nae fae." With my small claymore and buckled shoes and plaid, how proudly I would walk up to the barracks

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