Openings in the Old Trail ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Bret Harte

Openings in the Old Trail

pubOne.info
Publication date: September 2010
ISBN: 9782819941422
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$2.49
Our price:
$1.99

You save: $0.50 (20%)
pubOne.info present you this new edition. It was high hot noon on the Casket Ridge. Its very scant shade was restricted to a few dwarf Scotch firs, and was so perpendicularly cast that Leonidas Boone, seeking shelter from the heat, was obliged to draw himself up under one of them, as if it were an umbrella. Occasionally, with a boy's perversity, he permitted one bared foot to protrude beyond the sharply marked shadow until the burning sun forced him to draw it in again with a thrill of satisfaction. There was no earthly reason why he had not sought the larger shadows of the pine-trees which reared themselves against the Ridge on the slope below him, except that he was a boy, and perhaps even more superstitious and opinionated than most boys. Having got under this tree with infinite care, he had made up his mind that he would not move from it until its line of shade reached and touched a certain stone on the trail near him! WHY he did this he did not know, but he clung to his sublime purpose with the courage and tenacity of a youthful Casabianca. He was cramped, tickled by dust and fir sprays; he was supremely uncomfortable- but he stayed! A woodpecker was monotonously tapping in an adjacent pine, with measured intervals of silence, which he always firmly believed was a certain telegraphy of the bird's own making; a green-and-gold lizard flashed by his foot to stiffen itself suddenly with a rigidity equal to his own.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Openings in the Old Trail ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
275 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Bret Harte
The Classic Humor MEGAPACK ®: 45 Short Stories and Poems ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ellis Parker Butler
The Classic Humor Megapack: 45 Short Stories and Poems
Ellis Parker Butler & Bret Harte & O. Henry & Saki & Mark Twain
Wildside Press, April 2013
ISBN: 9781434446541
Format: ePub, PDF
Our price: $0.99
In the Carquinez Woods PDF (Adobe DRM) download by 1stWorld Library
In the Carquinez Woods
1stWorld Library & Bret Harte
1st World Library - Literary Society, December 2007
ISBN: 9781421896236
Format: PDF
Our price: $3.99
JeffBriggs'sLoveStory PDF (Adobe DRM) download by 1stWorld Library
JeffBriggs'sLoveStory
1stWorld Library & Bret Harte
1st World Library - Literary Society, December 2007
ISBN: 9781421896250
Format: PDF
Our price: $3.99
Frontier Stories PDF (Adobe DRM) download by 1stWorld Library
Frontier Stories
1stWorld Library & Bret Harte
1st World Library - Literary Society, July 2007
ISBN: 9781421845067
Format: PDF
Our price: $3.99
Recently Viewed Products