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Jist Huntin'; Tales of the Forest, Field and Stream (Paperback) Loot Price: R311
Discovery Miles 3 110
Jist Huntin'; Tales of the Forest, Field and Stream (Paperback): John Baptiste De Macklot Thompson

Jist Huntin'; Tales of the Forest, Field and Stream (Paperback)

John Baptiste De Macklot Thompson

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Loot Price R311 Discovery Miles 3 110

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... XVII The Hillbilly's Guest "whoa, Josh " I yelled my mightiest at the little Ozarker, as he tried to conceal himself in a grove of post oaks by the roadside. "Come on over here " No response came to my call. The mere fact that I had been obliged to pay a small note for Josh, for some time had made him invisible. Willingly I had endorsed it, and when he failed to meet the obligation I paid it without quibbling. It was not an unusual occurrence on my part to act as security for small sums. Once in a while he paid one. But now what annoyed me most was Josh's aloofness, for I wanted him for a trip up Current River. If by chance I saw him at a distance, he feigned deafness, inability to see me, and always acted as if he were in great haste. "Come on out of there, Josh " I called once more, and wheeled my horse as though to ride at him. "You got to go hunting with me or I'll ride--" "Wal, I declare, if that haint you, Mister Johnnie " At the imminent risk of my sorrel tramping him, Josh stepped from the cover and lied amazingly well. "At fust sight I didn't know yu'ns. I thought hit was Bill Hancock, and I didn't want him to see me, 'cause--'cause--" "Forget Bill, and tell the truth," I advised the old man. "I paid that note off, alright, and I have been searching for you during the last two weeks, to go up the river with me." "Wal, of all the things in the world, I done forgot that note 'till jist now " Josh once more resorted to exclamatory exaggeration, interspersed with promises of remunerating me at some near date. When I told that little Ozarker not to worry about the note and told him it was settled forever, quickly he agreed to start with me the next day; and as proof of his sincerity borrowed two dollars, though he had vaguely hinted...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: John Baptiste De Macklot Thompson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-90616-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-90616-2
Barcode: 9781150906169

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