The Honor of the Big Snows: A Fiction and Literature, Adventure Classic By James Oliver Curwood! AAA+++

The Honor of the Big Snows: A Fiction and Literature, Adventure Classic By James Oliver Curwood! AAA+++

by James Oliver Curwood
     
 
Excerpt:

The hand slipped from his cheek. Cummins lifted his head, slowly straightening his great shoulders as he looked down upon the white face, from which even the flush of fever was disappearing, as he had seen the pale glow of the northern sun fade before a thickening snow. He stretched his long, gaunt arms straight up to the low roof of the cabin, and

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Excerpt:

The hand slipped from his cheek. Cummins lifted his head, slowly straightening his great shoulders as he looked down upon the white face, from which even the flush of fever was disappearing, as he had seen the pale glow of the northern sun fade before a thickening snow. He stretched his long, gaunt arms straight up to the low roof of the cabin, and for the first time in his life he prayed--prayed to the God who had made for him this world of snow and ice and endless forest very near to the dome of the earth, who had given him this woman, and who was now taking her from him.

When he looked again at the woman, her eyes were open, and there glowed in them still the feeble fire of a great love. Her lips, too, pleaded with him in their old, sweet way, which always meant that he was to kiss them, and stroke her hair, and tell her again that she was the most beautiful thing in the whole world.
"My Mélisse!"

He crushed his face to her, his sobbing breath smothering itself in the soft masses of her hair, while her arms rose weakly and fell around his neck. He heard the quick, gasping struggle for breath within her bosom, and, faintly again, the words:

"It--is--the--music--of--my--people!"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015124958
Publisher:
BDP
Publication date:
09/03/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
161 KB

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