The Westerners

The Westerners

By

0
(0 Reviews)
The Westerners by Stewart Edward White

Published:

1901

Pages:

257

Downloads:

745

Share This

The Westerners

By

0
(0 Reviews)

Book Excerpt

has made me very happy, and I am going to pray to God for you to-night," said the little Puritan with simple reverence. It meant a great deal to her.

Alfred, as usual, was wrigglingly shy. Billy Knapp several times opened his mouth to object, but somehow closed it slowly each time without having objected. The woman saw. She thought it meant that her presence embarrassed them both, so with true tact she wished them a gentle good-night, and went away.

The three looked at one another.

"Well?" asked Jim defiantly.

Billy coughed. He spat in the fire. He exploded. "Damn it! She goes!" he roared with the voice of a bull.

They both looked expectantly toward Alfred. Alfred nodded his head. He was wondering how long it had been since anyone had prayed for him.

"Thar is a man with her," remarked Jim, after a moment's silence. "He's a tenderfoot. And a kid. The kid has blue eyes, too," he added irrelevantly.

"The camp'll be mighty riled," put in Alfred.

"Let's go se

More books by Stewart Edward White

(view all)
Brennan McPherson - Imaginative Biblical Fiction with Heart-Pounding Plots
FEATURED AUTHOR - Brennan McPherson writes imaginative biblical fiction with heart-pounding plots and lyrical prose for readers who like to think biblically and feel deeply. As our Author of the Day, he tells us about his book, Eden. Please give us a short introduction to what Eden is about. Eden is the story of the beginning of life, as told by the guilt-wracked father of humanity, Adam.