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The Rogue Elephant

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Author: Elliott Whitney
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,038 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Boys' Big Game
Downloads: 877
Added to site: 2008.05.13
mnybks.net#: 20868
Origin: gutenberg.org

A big game hunt that leads into strange lands and stranger adventures in a real big game country. (Actually written by H. L. Sayler.)

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"Me?" laughed the General, in answer to their rapid-fire questions. "Oh, I've been in Washington, getting some letters to pave the way for us. But where's von Hofe? He was to meet us at noon."

"Well, is he not here?" came a heavy voice from behind, and von Hofe entered with a broad smile on his bearded face. "You did not say five minutes before the hour, or one minute after the hour, so that I came on the hour--ach! Let go mine hant! I am a man, not a wood or stone image!"

Neither Charlie nor Jack had known, of course, who was behind the expedition, for the General had omitted any mention of von Hofe in his haste. But as it chanced, Charlie had been reading an article that morning which described the wonderful work done by von Hofe, and his contributions to science. So, when Schoverling introduced him, the astonished Charlie let out his accustomed expression, as he shook hands.

"Jumping sandhills! Are you the chap I was reading about this morning--the man who makes photos and sketc

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