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A Desperate Chance

Auhtor: Harlan Page Halsey

Language: english
Published: 1897

Genres:

fiction and literature,  pulp
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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Desperate Chance':

... some new quality, and held forth to Desmond that some day he would make a very startling revelation. The youth had no idea as to the character of the ...
... thought not no use to survey out this way. I suppose you are looking for a lost mine.. Well, we might take in a lost mine or find a new one, ...
... you are a tramp, a whisky-loving tramp, and that I remember you emptied my canister that night.. Yes, but I am not drinking now I've reformed.. You ...
... in his surprise might make an outcry or an inquiry in a loud tone, but here he learned a lesson in woodcraft. Creedon did not make an outcry he awoke ...
... and I've got a storehouse over there. I prepared this place with a great deal of patience and labor. We can spend two or three days here. I know ...
... guide said, and observed that the man was quite a philosopher. Now let me go in advance, said Creedon. He led the way and soon turned into what ...
... where his gold was hidden.. I don't know that he had any gold it is only a suspicion on my part.. He lived in this cave.. Yes.. Did you ...
... and Brooks stared. Are you in earnest.. I am.. Where did you find it.. Well, I am going to consider awhile before ...
... and then with the ray of light from his lantern he ran all over the rock. By ginger. he muttered at last, I reckon it's true. There does not appear ...
... lad, did you run up against a stone wall.. I did.. I told you it was of no use to search these crevices. I've explored every inch.. You ...
... the dark I am afraid you would hardly recross it if you were to behold once what would be underneath you.. It was so decided. The party made all ...
... day he was compelled to announce that the mine was valueless. Desmond thought he had never seen a more disconsolate look on any man's face than the ...
... whole attention to study without any worry or fear, and in the morning he greeted Brooks with the announcement:. I have decided to obey you. . Chapter ...
... on the train but a few minutes really when he observed a tall, country-looking young fellow, who fixed his eyes on him. As has been demonstrated all ...
... in this land if they know that he is your friend.. That's good.. Yes. He is a splendid fellow.. The man who had volunteered all this ...
... and sand too, but you bucked him.. Yes, I did.. We're having a little game here to pass the time-it's awful dreary these long rides. You ...
... the original sharp came in the car and wanted to take a hand, and it was then that the gamblers said:. No, we won't let you you are a 'jack' player ...
... let me give you a pointer-you play the senator's son too well altogether to make a success of it.. The group of gamblers stared in silence. They did ...
... tell you who I love.. Yes.. I love my mother.. You can't help it.. I have learned to love Mr. Brooks, your-I mean-well, Mr. Brooks.. In ...
... from Mr. Brooks, who appeared to be doing well and who sent money on at intervals, but no explanation. And so the time passed until Desmond graduated ...