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I Married A Ranger

Auhtor: Dama Margaret Smith

Language: english
Published: 1930

Genres:

romance,  adventure,  biography
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eBook size: 160Kb

Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'I Married A Ranger':

... lies a fascination a stranger without the gates can never share. I was the first woman ever placed in field service at the Grand Canyon, and the Superintendent ...
... ease no banker ever toiled from dawn until all hours of the night, Sunday included. I made pothooks and translated them. I put figures down and added ...
... him in Rainier Ranger West had met him at Glacier. He taught me the game of cribbage, and the old game of gold-rush days-solo. One morning Pat ...
... loan of a gun, if necessary. Ranger Winess took our conversation to heart, and next morning hung a notice in Headquarters which Regretted to report that ...
... to its cold blast, Mr. Brant, the hotel manager, contracted pneumonia. Travelers from all parts of the world knew and loved this genial and kindly ...
... to know. We made no real progress in our conversation until I learned that she had been a student at Sherman Indian Institute for eight years. When ...
... He was just home from Sherman, he explained, and was going to race his mare against the visitors. I took his picture on the mare, and he told me ...
... it should be so ordered. (We would have mounted a platform on a mule's back, lashed the body in place, and packed it out in that manner.) However, we ...
... on a limb snarling until a rifle ball brought him down. He hit the ground fighting, and ripped the nose of an impetuous puppy wide open. Another shot ...
... women are so scarce around them that they hold all womanhood in high regard. Most of them dreamed of a home and wife and children, but few of them ...
... squaw tottered into camp and sat down. She wailed and beat her breast and finally was persuaded to tell her troubles. It seemed that she and her husband ...
... with the bunch of herbs, keeping up an unearthly screeching. This would last until morning, they said, but my interest flagged just about the time the ...
... are filled with the various secret orders, corresponding to our lodges, going through their mystic ceremonies. From the top of the ladder that ...
... food, and only of herb drinks prepared by our wise ones. They have many sweat baths and get the harmful fluids out of their blood. They have absolutely ...
... farther, and we arrived at Indian Gardens, a clump of willows and cottonwoods shading a stream of cold bubbling water from a never-failing spring. This ...
... Sitting low in my saddle, almost dozing, I revived suddenly at a never-to-be-mistaken B-u-u-z-z-z. The horses recognized it instantly and froze in their ...
... to work. The boys watch the flocks and help cultivate the fields, if fields there be, and the little girls are taught the household tasks of tanning ...
... the native turquoises, strings and strings of silver beads, and shell necklaces, heavy silver belts, great turquoise earrings, rings and rings, make ...
... with joyous shouts of bravado. After you have mounted your mule, or been laboriously hoisted aboard, let your conscience guide you as to your actions ...
... Is that really water down there.. They helped him back into the trail and gave him a swallow from a canteen. It took both the men to manage him, ...