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A Pagan Of The Hills

Auhtor: Charles Neville Buck

Language: english
Published: 1919

Genres:

fiction and literature,  romance
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Review by O. Brown, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Pagan Of The Hills':

... him until the newcomer from down-below felt that, in the attitude, lay almost the force of rebuke. It was as though he stood self-convicted of having ...
... a fire-lit night of storm and flood figures thrown into exaggeration as the flames leaped or dwindled-faces haggard with weariness. To Brent ...
... a smile flickered in the wearied eyes that looked up from the pillow. Thet's fer ye ter decide yore own self, but ef ther day ever comes when ye'd ruther ...
... and arrestingly featured. At first sight a stranger would be apt to exclaim, What a magnificent figure of a man he would make, if he were only clean-shaven ...
... but as one who has become a brother to the yellow and brown. I know these hills. No man in this town to-night, save yourself, suspects that I am not native-or ...
... three men were crowding to the door but she stood barring it and she did not give back an inch. In deliberation she went on. He laid a pledge on me ...
... to-morrow. Those at the far end were still uninstructed. If it came to a race to-night that gave a better chance. Then Viper cut off and Wicks, ...
... degenerate illiteracy. They seemed unarmed but since it was vital to Alexander's scheme to ride unwatched it became important to have them either ...
... This was the final, dubious stage of her journey and with it behind her, she would feel that she had won through to security. Because she was ...
... folks invoked charms against witchcraft and did so with genuine dread. She knew that many others, less candid, laughed at old superstitions yet acknowledged ...
... urge of haste, to remain casual under lynx-like eyes, these are not untrying tasks. Any slip now and he might be in the same durance as Halloway himself-and ...
... side of the shaft's opening where anyone who entered must pass her muzzle, but she did not venture into the passage itself because she was sure that ...
... A lantern without a chimney burned in the deserted room and cabin and that was safe enough in a place so screened, but it showed the two newcomers ...
... many small matters of consideration, Brent recognized Bud Sellers and Jerry O'Keefe. He himself remained until the burial had taken place, and was one ...
... halfway to the fence-line Jerry paused and looked back. The rifle came up-and dropped back again as Alexander belatedly pretended that she had not seen ...
... and the girl flushed. Hev ye done run him offen yore place, too.. Thet's my business.. Yes thet is, but yore runnin' me off's right severely ...
... and goblins of ironic mirth rioted in Halloway's brain. The surge of laughter that sought outlet from his lips came near to smothering him, but he succeeded ...
... she observed with an even voice, though her pulse beat was far from regular, ye 'lows thet I'd ought ter belong ter you.. He ignored the teasing ...
... bade me ask Jack myself when he come back-but he pledged hisself ter answer all my questions ef Jack should happen ter refuse, atter he'd hed one chanst.. The ...
... not a wild and wholly improbable chance that this opening of an avenue might be Alexander's work. It seemed unlikely, almost inconceivable, but in ...