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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...gun. Four more good charges;--This old war souvenir has n't burned powder for thirty Years. (Throws down his own gun.) Ah, genius is but power to bluff! X Landlord, have you anything you call cigars? Landlord. (Setting out box.) Best Mexan bran', sir. Roland. And the papers to wrap The cigarette? Landlord. Hear, hear! Roland. Ah thanks, a light Please;--thanks.--Now have a smoke. (Pokes lighted end of cigar in Clack's nose.) Hands up or you 'll Act corpse in a fun'ral for the boys. Oh, a slight mistake!--but no offense I hope.--Well, try another;--smoke.--There 'll be No further trouble, gentlemen, resume Your merriment;--when boys 'twas sport to cow Such bullys on the Bow'ry.--(Fires other four shots rapidly, hitting gong with each.) This Clack, too, Is emptied of its harm. Keep up your hands. (Throws gun near belt, and takes Reneaud's rifle from counter; then to Reneaud.) Good sir, you've been so kind on short acquaintance I seem to 'ave known you long; I earnest take Your banter to quiet watch your herds a month, If doing so will give your trip so coveted To York.--This ring shall be my pledge of honor Till your return;--an' you will bear a message To and from my sister there. /frfzaCourage is honor's pledgen Arizona. I wear the ring for friendship's bond, and safely Keeping of't. When on the ranch your hand Is in a week I 'll take the travel east And do your pleasure. Come, the morning sun Will blaze us home. Roland. (To Clack.) Excuse us, friend, for leaving You to smoke alone.Some rumination Though, may soften down your brag and tone Your courage up.pAdieu! (Exeunt Reneaud and Roland.) Clack. Now ruin fall on The cuss!--Now must old broke-heart Bill away Pull his freight off to some strange and distant Gulch;--for in...
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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846532
  • 9781236846532