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The Fiery Totem

A Tale of Adventure in the Canadian North-West

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,328 / 128 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.2
LoC Categories: PR, PZ
Downloads: 618
Added to site: 2009.08.15 24998
Genre: Adventure

t his chum's ribs--

"'Horns?' Antlers, you old duffer! We're not hunting cows!"

"Same thing," was the retort. "Horns or antlers both mean deer in these parts." Next the boy gave a slight start. "Say! I thought I heard the branches moving above my head!"

The young hunters turned to look upwards among the dense leaves of a gigantic maple tree whose lower branches were matted with twining convolvulus and other wild creepers.

"A bird or a chipmunk," was Bob's decision. "In any case, whatever it is, this antelope comes first. We are both at windward, though I guess he hasn't scented us yet on account of the long grass. But I think it would be better if we got round to the lee-side and waited for him to rise."

"How would it be if I were to stay here, in case he comes this way?" Alf suggested. "You could take the rifle----"

"A good idea. No, you keep the rifle," amended Bob, falling in with the suggestion. "If I get to lee, I'll be near enough to do damage with the



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