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The Yukon Trail

A Tale of the North

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,181 / 189 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,214
Added to site: 2006.10.12 13752

Story of two strong men in the wilds, neither of whom is the villain. The two men, differing in every viewpoint, clash in business and in love. In the ensuing struggled, Fate and Romance see the best man win. A crisply entertaining love story in the land where might makes right.

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rning signal he made a hurried good-bye and came on board. He rejoined Elliot.

"Well, what d'you think of him? Was I right?"

The young man had already guessed who this imperious stranger was. "I never saw anybody get away with a hard job as easily as he did that one. You could see with half an eye that those fellows meant fight. They were all primed for it--and he bluffed them out."

"Bluffed them--huh! If that's what you call bluffing. I was where I could see just what happened. Colby Macdonald wasn't even looking at Trelawney, but you bet he saw him start. That suitcase traveled like a streak of light. You'd 'a' thought it weighed about two pounds. That ain't all either. Mac used his brains. Guess what was in that grip."

"The usual thing, I suppose."

"You've got another guess--packed in among his socks and underwear was about twenty pounds of ore samples. The purser told me. It was that quartz put Trelawney to sleep so thorough that he'd just begun to wake up when I passed



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