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Summary of the Book 'A Daughter Of The Snows':
Londons first novel introduces the strong independent well-educated heroine that would run through much of his work.
Excerpts from the Book 'A Daughter Of The Snows':
... mark me, and he will surely hang some day. Twenty dollars for a half-hour's work! Think of it! Easy, sport! Easy! cautioned the fellow in question, ... ... but urged on by the man. When the last had crossed over, he turned to Frona. Um horse trail, he said, pointing up the mountain side. Much better ... ... Vaudeville stars and artists, they call themselves for the sake of decency and out of courtesy we countenance it. Yes, yes, I know. But remember, ... ... soon as the river freezes. Think so? Unh huh. Then I'm glad to hear it. It's what the country needs. Going to join them? Not in a thousand years. ... ... had thought his sun-picture perfect, but this fire-picture, this young creature with the flush and warmth of ringing life, quite eclipsed it. It was a ... ... is, had never been manifest. When he met Frona it had at once sprung, full-fledged, into existence. But he quite misunderstood it, took it for a mere ... ... I see it, that when you appeared my mind was blank to all save the solitary wail, Oh, the pity of it! The pity of it! And she is a woman, even as I, and ... ... I meant to brand that sprinkling among them who are poseurs. In the main, as you say, they are honest, and sincere, and natural. Then we have ... ... Daughter of the Snows Chapter 14 ? Ah, the salt water, Miss Welse, the strong salt water and the big waves and the heavy ... ... to the two discoverers. Corliss would not tolerate the proposition. Del was similarly minded, though swayed by no ethical reasons. He had enough ... ... thing of the things you feel? I hardly dare. Intuitions can rarely be expressed in terms of thought. But let me try. We Welses have never known a ... ... gently. His voice crooned away in soothing diminuendo. When the trigger was safely down, St. Vincent let the revolver fall from his hand, and with ... ... tell me she wet her feet? Corliss bowed his head. Truly, Frona, you are the most consistent woman I ever met. Furthermore, with a straightening of his ... ... succeed socially. The only bad effect of all this was to make the lives of Mrs. Schoville and divers others of her sex more monotonous, and to cause ... ... opalescent-blue. Yet they were reared hazardously one on another, and ever and anon flashing towers and rainbow minarets crumbled thunderously into ... ... to take notice, saying, instead, Vance, do you know I'm glad we're friends? No fault of mine we're not more. You're losing your stroke, sir, ... ... hand tightly. Don't believe them, Frona. They are trying to???with a gulping swallow???to kill me. Why? Do be calm. Tell me. Why, last night, ... ... to smile, and the only sober face was the prisoner's. But he quarrelled with Old Andy at Dyea, and with Chief George of the Chilcoots, and the Factor ... ... them. There is no need that I should go further into this matter. You all know, and doubtless, under a like situation, would have done the ... ... the man and talked in gutturals which only his mother's heredity made possible. It sounded all one, yet it was apparent that he was trying many tongues. ...