He was within easy range and was still trotting nearer. I snatched up my carbine, aimed, and then recovered, looking sharply to my left as if restrained by the command of some one behind the canes. The Federal's cool daring filled me with admiration. Had the foes he was looking for been actually in hiding here they could have picked him out of his saddle like a bird off a bush. His only chance was that they would not let themselves be teased into firing prematurely on any one man or six. Ferry beckoned me. I mounted and trotted down the woods side of the fence, at the same time the Federal's six men approached from three directions, and down the road the main column entered upon the scene."Smith," privately asked the agonized Harry, "what would you do if you were in my place; go and cut your throat from ear to ear?" 也算 The reply began with a vindictive gleam. "You needn't; I ain't got any more use for it than for him. I never apologized to a man in my life, Smith, nor I never accepted an apology from one; that's not my way." "Well, you completed it." We went on some steps, and then she said--
I clenched my teeth. "I am nineteen, madam." 无数 "I admit you are quite able to cross without."
半继 I jerked my head away--"Yes, yes." Scott Gholson was the only one of us who could give that wretch that title. "Gholson," I said, for I kept him plied with questions to prevent his questioning me, "how did that man ever get her?" "You will what!"
种结 I said I knew and went on gathering sweet-pea blossoms. I took the hint and grew less ferocious. "While you," I said, "are Captain Jewett." ”
"Good-morning," he responded, tardily and grimly. "Well, you air in a hurry." 骑士 "Good-morning, sergeant, is Lieutenant Ferry--worse?" The young ladies were in rapture. Miss Harper asked how he had done it. "Why do I put it on? Why, I--you know what I told you about that Yankee--"”