The Overland Monthly, المجلد 2

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Bret Harte
A. Roman & Company, 1869

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الصفحة 43 - m bound to die in His army." The third day came, and the sun, looking through the white-curtained valley, saw the outcasts divide their slowly decreasing store of provisions for the morning meal. It was one of the peculiarities of that mountain climate that its rays diffused a
الصفحة 486 - she had suffered many things of many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse.
الصفحة 45 - And pulseless and cold, with a Derringer by his side and a bullet in his heart, though still calm as in life, beneath the snow, lay he who was at once the strongest and yet the weakest of the outcasts of Poker Flat. HOW
الصفحة 43 - finding out when it's going to change that makes you. We 've had a streak of bad luck since we left Poker Flat—you come along and slap you get into it, too. If you can hold your cards right along you're all right. For," added the gambler, with cheerful irrelevance,
الصفحة 559 - ve done my level best." Said the Engine from the EAST : " They who work best talk the least. 'Spose you whistle down your brakes ; What you 've done is no great shakes : Pretty fair—but let our meeting Be a different kind of greeting. Let these folks, with champagne stuffing, Not their Engines, do the
الصفحة 280 - a sin To think of Tom Flynn ; Tom with his cheer, Tom without fear— Stranger, look 'yar ! Thar in the drift, Back to the wall, He held the timbers Ready to fall ; Then in the darkness I heard him call : " Run for your life, Jake ! Run for your wife's sake
الصفحة 137 - flitted about it. One even wonders how the artist found sunlight enough among its mists of a century to ply his cheerful trade, or how Alice's posies drew beauty and fragrance from its unsightly and unwholesome decay. " O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted.
الصفحة 39 - THE OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT. AS Mr. John Oakhurst, gambler, stepped into the main street of Poker Flat on the morning of the twenty-third of November, 1850, he was conscious of a change in its moral atmosphere
الصفحة 553 - We followed. Nobody was to be seen. In the gathering darkness all that we could distinguish was that we were in a garden—from the rose-bushes that scattered over us a minute spray from their dripping leaves—and before a long, rambling wooden building. " Do you know this Miggles ?" asked the Judge of Yuba Bill.
الصفحة 555 - abstractedly at the fire ; and the tall man apparently turned his eyes inward for self-support at this emergency. But Miggles's laugh, which was very infectious, broke the silence. " Come," she said, briskly, "you must be hungry. Who '11 bear a hand to help me get tea ? " She had no lack of volunteers.

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