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A Daughter Of The Sioux

Auhtor: Charles King

Language: english
Published: 1902

Genres:

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Review by C. F. Hill, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Daughter Of The Sioux':

... she had far more friends among the red men than the white. That could well be, because in those days white men were few and far between. Every one had ...
... sky. All spoke of peace, security, repose, for even in the flats under the westward bluff, where lay the wide extended corrals, hay and wood yards ...
... dancing about the quartermaster's corral, and firefly lamps were flitting down the slope toward the stables on the flats. Ray's men were already up ...
... on his blanket and ostentatiously puffing a long Indian pipe, Webb demanded to know what young men remained in the village. Over a hundred strong, ...
... forbidden to lounge or slouch, the troop began its morning interchange of chaff and comment. Every mother's son of them rejoiced to be once more afield ...
... Well out now, and riding at the gallop, Blake and his half dozen, widely separating so as to cover much of the ground, were still in view, and Dade and ...
... Brave and zealous as he was, Blake was not rash. He well knew that unless he and his few men kept together they would simply play into the hands of the ...
... on under lead of its sergeant, while Ray, with his trumpeter, followed mid way between his advance and Clayton's platoon, intact, moving quietly ...
... assigned their stations and bidden to find cover for themselves without delay. Many burrowed in the soft and yielding soil, throwing the earth forward ...
... away to the south Webb's skirmishers, driving before them three or four Sioux scouts from the northward slope of the Moccasin Ridge, set spurs to ...
... the next words that fastened on his truant senses. It must have been hours later, too, for darkness had settled on the valley. A little fire was burning ...
... as Blake had had no time to examine further, they decided to search the pouch. There might be more letters in the same superscription. But there were ...
... came upon the wreck of the wagon at the foot of an acclivity, up which a force of Sioux had gone in single file. Many warriors it would seem, however, ...
... instead of his own. And to think av his bein' propped up at his own gate by a lousy, frog-eatin' half Frinchman, half salvage. Yet, when investigated, ...
... formulating another fervid appeal to that impassive functionary, the adjutant general at Omaha, when toward evening word came whistling down the line ...
... the wild plungings of another mettlesome little beast, whose rider, sitting firmly astride, lashed first at his quivering flank and then at the ...
... she was habited like a chieftain's daughter, in gaily beaded and embroidered garments, when recaptured by Blake's command. Once within the trader's ...
... the head.. Who could have done it, then. asked Flint. It was inconceivable to Waller's mind that any one of the soldiery could have been tempted ...
... that served for window on the southward front, a dark face peered forth in malignant hate as the speakers strode by. But it shrank back, when the ...
... even to nearly murdering the sentry on Number Six. Pete and Spotted Horse, a young brave of Stabber's band, had compassed that attempted rescue. She ...