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Sally Dows

By Harte, Brett

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Title: Sally Dows  
Author: Harte, Brett
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Harte, B. (n.d.). Sally Dows. Retrieved from http://netlibrary.net/


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What had been in the cool gray of that summer morning a dewy country lane, marked only by a few wagon tracks that never encroached upon its grassy border, and indented only by the faint footprints of a crossing fox or coon, was now, before high noon, already crushed, beaten down, and trampled out of all semblance of its former graciousness. The heavy springless jolt of gun-carriage and caisson had cut deeply through the middle track; the hoofs of crowding cavalry had struck down and shredded the wayside vines and bushes to bury them under a cloud of following dust, and the short, plunging double-quick of infantry had trodden out this hideous ruin into one dusty level chaos. Along that rudely widened highway useless muskets, torn accoutrements, knapsacks, caps, and articles of clothing were scattered, with here and there the larger wrecks of broken-down wagons, roughly thrown aside into the ditch to make way for the living current. For two hours the greater part of an army corps had passed and repassed that way, but, coming or going, always with faces turned eagerly towards an open slope on the right...

Table of Contents
· SALLY DOWS. · PROLOGUE. THE LAST GUN AT SNAKE RIVER. · CHAPTER I. · CHAPTER II. · CHAPTER III. · CHAPTER IV. · CHAPTER V. · CHAPTER VI. · CHAPTER VII. · THE CONSPIRACY OF MRS. BUNKER. · PART I. · PART II. · PART III. · THE TRANSFORMATION OF BUCKEYE CAMP · PART I. · PART II. · PART III. · THEIR UNCLE FROM CALIFORNIA. · PART I. · PART II.

 

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