The Round-Up

A romance of Arizona novelized from Edmund Day's melodrama

Cover image for

Download


Co-author: Edmund Day
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,453 / 188 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 647
mnybks.net#: 4942
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Western
Excerpt

Moses," he ejaculated. "First I bring water from the face of the rock, and then I lift up the serpent in the wilderness. The year I've spent in the mountains and desert seem like forty to me, and now,, at last, I have a sight of the Promised Land. God, what a magnificent view!"

Dropping his pick, he stretched out his arms with instinctive symbolization of the wide prospect, and expression of an exile's yearning for his native land.

"Over there is God's country, sure enough," he continued, giving the trite phrase a reverential tone, which he had not used in his first expression of the name of Deity. "Thank Him, the parallel with old Moses stops right here. Many a time I thought I would never get out of the mountains alive, and that my grave would be unmarked by so much as a boulder with a red cross upon it. But now, before night, I'll be back in States, and in three more days at home on the ranch. I promised to return in a year, and I'll make good to the hour. I sure did hate to leave that strike

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Round-Up by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Round-Up by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Round-Up by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Round-Up by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Round-Up by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Round-Up by John Murray and Marion Mills Miller - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Fearsome
by S.A. Wolfe
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Emma
by Jane Austen
A Woman Named Smith
by Marie Conway Oemler
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
'Smiles'
by Eliot H. Robinson
A Poor Wise Man
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
All For Love
by John Dryden
Alex the Great
by H.C. Witwer
'Lena Rivers
by Mary J. Holmes

See more popular titles from this genre.