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Nan of Music Mountain

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 94,411 / 272 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 917
Added to site: 2009.08.02
mnybks.net#: 24869
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Western, Romance
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finger dogmatically: "If I thought they would, I wouldn't send you down there."

"Thank you."

"You are young, ambitious: four thousand a year isn't hanging from every telegraph-pole; it is almost twice what they are paying me."

"You're not getting shot at."

"No man, Henry, knows the hour of his death. No man in the high country knows when he is to be made a target--that you well understand. Men are shot down in this country that have no more idea of getting killed than I have--or you have."

"Don't include me. I have a pretty good idea of getting killed right away--the minute I take this job."

"We have temporized with this Calabasas outfit long enough," declared Jeffries, dropping his mask at last. "Deaf Sandusky, Logan, and that squint-eyed thief, Dave Sassoon--all hold-up men, every one of them! Henry, I'm putting you in on that job because you've got nerve, because you can shoot, because I don't think they can get you--and paying you a whaling big salary to straighte

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