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A Waif Of The Mountains

Auhtor: Edward Ellis

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Waif Of The Mountains':

Edward Mayne Ellis (November 12 1870 - July 26 1952) was an American film actor. He is best known for playing the title role in The Thin Man as well as in A Man to Remember.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Waif Of The Mountains':


... place for her, nor of any friends to whose care he would more cheerfully commit her, in case it should be his lot to fall on the field of battle. ...
... but I'm sorry to say that since they made a major-general of him, he's become a reg'lar dude. He doesn't go out when it rains for fear of soiling ...
... the time, but the conditions have changed. Now I can't foller you. 'Spose the captain is agreeable? He won't be! exclaimed Brush, who ...
... Brush, more than once you ride like a centaur and none knows better how to use firearms, but there are Indians in these mountains and they sometimes ...
... it seemed certain the animal must hear it, but all the same, the result was nothing. It was exasperating for the hounds thus to be held in ...
... below. This was probably one of those accidental displacements, liable to occur at any hour of the day or night, which had come so startlingly near ...
... while there was a certain percentage who had left their homes to escape the grip of the offended law. With that yearning for picturesqueness ...
... Budge Isham declared that the victory was really his, due to the good sense and high toned chivalry of his friends, and he insisted upon doing the ...
... was a world of meaning in these words. It showed that the captain allowed Adams to lead only when acting as a guide. In all other matters, the ...
... of its singularity roused the suspicion of the spectators. While three of the miners resumed their seats on the boulders and ground, Vose ...
... Brush and Ruggles were amazed to hear the captain use such language, for it sounded as if he was trying to provoke instead of avoid a fight. The ...
... he lay down upon it. This recalls the old days in Virginia, when mud a foot deep, with the rain dashing in our faces, was what we had ...
... he made a prisoner of Vose Adams, as he thought for a minute of doing, the guide would really be more dangerous, since there was no way of guarding ...
... possibility in a hundred that he was neither an Indian nor an enemy. The latter doubt could be solved by challenging the prowler with a threat ...
... Dawson looked angrily at Vose. Do you know the meaning of this? Vose shook his head and prevaricated still further by adding: Nor ...
... some outlandish fairy story from the stock that no one had ever suspected he possessed. Can you stand on your head? asked Nellie, rippling ...
... that if our law was in force, he would be shot on sight. For instance, studying these faces all turned toward me, I should say, speaking on general ...
... showed itself, I must have awoke the little gal from peaceful slumber, by them awful words of mine. He paused and looked inquiringly at the chairman, ...
... did not do a stroke of work during the concluding hours of his ordeal. It was observed by his partner, Budge Isham, that his appetite was unusually ...
... of Vose and his alertness reduced the danger from the fierce grizzly bears and ravening mountain wolves to the minimum, but the red men were ...