Derby Day in the Yukon

and Other Poems of the ''Northland''

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Author: Bill Yukon
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,933 / 34 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 549
Added to site: 2010.09.19
mnybks.net#: 29036
Origin: gutenberg.org
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y Jim to-night
Will begin t' live like a man born white!"

Now, perhaps you'd say the game warn't square----

An' some might call it a bunko trick;
But if you loved a ga'l an' she stood there,
Wouldn't y' swap souls with old Nick
Rather'n let her go t' Yankee Pete
An' play her game on Bonanza street?

NO, TH' STORY AIN'T NEVER BIN TOLD AFORE. I SAW IT FINISHED--SAW IT BEGAN. SAW IT PLAY'D OUT ON TH' DANCE-HALL FLOOR. IT'S BETWIXT US, MAN T' MAN!

HEROES

If ye run up ag'in Carnegie, I'd kind o' thankful be
If he gets a-talkin' of heroes, you'd ring in Sandy McPhee.

Now, Mac don't want no medals--he ain't th' braggin' set; But what he done back in eighty-one, he's livin' t' tell; you bet!

We was trekin' th' trail t' Forty-Mile; sleepin' in snow-b'ilt caves, An' the great White Trail we hoofed it on was milestoned jest by graves.

Mac shot on ahead with his dog--itchin' t

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