A Mountain Boyhood

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Author: Joe Mills
Published: 1926
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,679 / 178 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 448
Added to site: 2009.08.13
mnybks.net#: 24981
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, Adventure
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ranch; and out of these came many lively little streams that were almost as cold as their parent snowbanks.

I hoarded my few remaining dollars. The Parson gave me room and board, in return for which I helped about the place, doing various chores, such as wood-splitting and clearing land for more garden, and occasionally going the nine miles to the village for the mail. My work took only a small part of my time, leaving me free to explore the near-by region, with its deep, evergreen forests, and the wild animals which lived in them.

Many were the tales the tall, rawboned Parson told of his early pioneer days (for he had lived there since the early seventies, and was a loquacious old fellow), as he and his wife, Jane, and I sat beside the granite fireplace, when the coals glowed low and the shadows scurried here and there over the rough logs of the cabin walls. He had been shot and nearly killed by a bandit, gored by a bull, dragged by a frightened horse, and bitten by a bear. Upon one lonely exc

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