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A First Family Of Tasajara

Auhtor: Bret Harte

Language: english
Published: 1891

Genres:

western
Downloads: 225
eBook size: 463Kb

Review by Beth Cholette, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A First Family Of Tasajara':


... I was reckoning ez it's such a wild night there wouldn't be any use keepin' open, and when you fellows left I'd just shut up for good ...
... Harkutt's ministration for the present did not pass beyond her domain, the kitchen. I reckon ye ain't expectin' anybody tonight, Phemie. said Mr. ...
... impatient Phemie was wondering why he kept the strangers waiting in the rain while he talked about things that were perfectly plain. It was so like ...
... plainly audible. I see heaps of money and a great many friends in the change that is coming to you. Dear me. how many suitors. But I cannot promise ...
... ez far ez the land and licker lies ye 'needn't take any water in yours' ef ye don't want it. You kin start fresh thar, pardner, and brail up. What's ...
... he knew them thoroughly, and if he might advise them, it would be to say nothing here until the thing was settled. He evidently does not intend ...
... covered with sawdust and pine-wood shavings, and there was a mouldy buffalo skin which he had once transported thither from the old wagon-bed. ...
... ladies on the plains of Sidon. Well, Mr. Grant, this is gotten up in order that the future Mr. Grants who wander may find future Miss Billingses who ...
... by labor, enterprise, and diligence. Perhaps they would believe, and naturally too, that what labor, enterprise, and diligence had done could be done ...
... be distinct from his father's as he should make a fortune that would be theirs alone. The young wife smiled. But all that need not prevent you, ...
... seemed but one thing for him to do- and he did it. Gentle and optimistic as was his nature, he had been brought up in a community where sincere directness ...
... is so short now. Give me some definite hope before I go. Let me believe that when we meet in New York-. You will find me just the same as now. ...
... dusty drive with a julep at the end of it. Well, one day we were coming back from a drive there, and when we were beginning to wind along the ...
... turning to him again. What do you think of it.. Think of it. he said with a rising color. I think it's infamous. Who did it.. She stared at ...
... and not an actual transfer.. And don't those fools know that his security could be forfeited.. Yes, but not in the way it is recorded in the county ...
... Diego was there, but as he had arrived from Santa Clara only last night and was going to Colonel Ramirez that afternoon, he was engaged. Unless the ...
... that he might attack us out of the ambush of his grave.. Yes, but think what I have suffered all these years not for the cursed land-you know I ...
... The ingenious John Milton had given a poet's precocity to the youth whom she had only known as a suspicious, moody boy, had idealized him as a sensitive ...
... face, on the contrary, was quite pale, and his eyes were fixed on Harcourt with a singular intensity. His voice too, although under great control, was ...
... so coldly who had penned those lines the woman from whom he was now parting forever, but the blameless ideal he had worshiped from the first, and ...