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A Millionaire Of Rough And Ready

Auhtor: Bret Harte

Language: english
Published: 1887

Genres:

western
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Review by Michael Gallagher, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Millionaire Of Rough And Ready':

Maruja.--Snow-bound at Eagles.--A millionaire of rough-and-ready.--A drift from Redwood Camp.--Captain Jims friend.--The heritage of Dedlow Marsh.--A knight-errant of the foot-hills.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Millionaire Of Rough And Ready':


... Certain other relations with other members of his family, which had lapsed by absence and his insignificance, must now be taken up anew. He must do something ...
... by what they looked upon as he was by the stealthy creeping life in the grasses and underbrush at his feet. The dull patter of soft little feet in ...
... recalled from the past with her housewife's apron, what are you doin', and company expected every minit.. Malviny, I've struck it and struck it ...
... was signs of there having been an old tunnel but it had fallen in, and was blocked up.. Well. said Mrs. Mulrady, contemptuously. Well, returned ...
... dig out of it.. By repeated pressure, however, Mulrady yielded the compromise that a portion of it should be made into a vineyard and flower-garden, ...
... had reached, quite unconsciously, the large boulder at the roadside. Mamie hesitated a moment, looked up and down the road, and then, with an already ...
... coming here-I shouldn't wonder if they were far cleverer and talked far better than I do-and think how I should feel if I knew that only a wretched ...
... to drop without the least concern, and eventually flew away with an abstracted air, as if he had been another bird entirely. The paper got into a manzanita ...
... his angry hand. He could break it open if he wished and satisfy himself but it was not addressed to HIM, and the instinct of honor, strong even in ...
... at the bright faces, a trifle heightened in color by their eager recital and the slight rivalry of narration, and looked grave. He was a little shocked ...
... quiet and beatified contentment. Your daughters told me you were here, said Don Caesar, with gentle respect. I am Caesar Alvarado, your not very ...
... physician, he apparently took no notice of the boulder-which still remained on the roadside, thanks to the later practical explanation of the stage-driver's ...
... ugliness, as of second-hand garments the absence of cornices or projections to break the monotony of the long straight lines of downpour made the ...
... or two don't make much difference to you and me in such things, you know. P'raps I'll drop in and see you. We'll be shut up here.. Then you're ...
... the entrance of his Chinese waiter to tell him that supper-which was the meal that Mulrady religiously adhered to in place of the late dinner of civilization- ...
... from his chair, and seemed to have infused into him some of his own energy. He then added, Now, don't you get yourself down again into that chair ...
... don't remember-I recall nothing until I was confronted, nearly three weeks after, by my son, who had called at the hospital, as a reporter for a paper, ...
... and, standing before the hearth, straightened his square figure by drawing down his waistcoat on each side with two powerful thumbs. After a ...
... Don Caesar, haughtily. Do I understand you cannot see me now.. Mulrady hesitated, he had always revered and recognized a certain social superiority ...
... him. As he was carrying something clasped to his breast, they supported him to the opening. But at the same moment the object of his search and his ...