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A Protge Of Jack Hamlin

Auhtor: Bret Harte

Language: english
Published: 1894

Genres:

western
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Review by A. Dent, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Protge Of Jack Hamlin':

... metalab.unc.edu. login: anonymous. password: your@login. cd pub/docs/books/gutenberg. cd etext90 through etext99 or etext00 through etext01, ...
... and its spotlessly draped windows as often graced with fresh, flower-like faces, were still plainly and provokingly visible above the ostentatious ...
... approving nod to Jack, she bundled her husband from the room. The door closed the young girl began to pour out the tea, but Jack remained in his seat ...
... arm. Sophy looked up with an equally frank smile. You know I promised to let bygones be bygones, eh. Well, I intended it, and more,-I intended to ...
... distant roll. Then the ridge was crossed, and we plunged into the still blacker obscurity of the brush. Rather we no longer seemed to move-it was only ...
... drove confidently and unhesitatingly forward. Day, meantime, although full blown and radiant on the mountain summits around us, was yet nebulous and ...
... as they retired for the night, and partly attracted by a strange fascination to the faint distant glow, beyond the point of land, which indicated ...
... arm around her waist, as if for her better security, it was only through HER firm grasp of his wrists that he regained his own footing. The cloud ...
... have resented it but he detected the handsome, reserved figure of the daughter a few steps behind her. Their eyes met wonderful to relate, the young ...
... and he shivered slightly. He reached the hotel, entered the office, glanced at the register, and passed through into his private room. He had been ...
... proprietor. His keen energetic face, however, wore an expression of embarrassment and anxiety, with an added suggestion of a half humorous appreciation ...
... waiting for a reply, he sat down and hastily wrote a few lines to a friendly local magnate. When he had handed the note to Custer, the latter looked ...
... progress or his expectations.. Yes but he don't know that they are changed, for we haven't seen him since we've been here, although they say he's ...
... this might depend upon the local idea of Christianity. Well, I don't call the scenery giddy or frivolous, certainly. And I reckon I begin to understand ...
... looked up, and saw that Miss Elsie was watching him. You know Mr. Custer, don't you.. We are old Californian friends.. I thought so but I ...
... that they had scarcely exchanged a word. She noticed how he lounged on with a heavy, rolling gait, sometimes a little before or behind her as the ...
... coming here, of course I shall consult your aunt, although I imagine she will have no objection. I only wanted to know how YOU felt about it. He again ...
... She had the key of the chapel in her pocket. She remembered she had left a small black Spanish fan-a former gift of Mr. Braggs lying on the harmonium. ...
... servants at the Mission, and they each carried a pickaxe. From their manner it was evident that they had no suspicion of her presence in the chapel. ...
... ago and mebbee she's growed. My brothers and me didn't pull together much. But I was thinkin' that mebbee YOU might go in thar for me first, and ...