Lahoma

Lahoma

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Lahoma

Lahoma

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"I have given my word of honor -- my sacred oath -- not to betray what I have discovered here."

At these words from the prisoner, a shout arose in which oaths and mocking laughter mingled like the growling and snapping of hunger-maddened. wolves.

"Then if I must die," Gledware cried, his voice, in its shrill excitement, dominating the ferocious insults of the ruffians, "don't kill the child -- you see she is asleep -- and she's so young -- only five. Even if she were awake, she wouldn't know how to tell about this cabin. For God's sake, don't kill the little girl!"

Since the seizure of Gledware, the child had been lying on the rude table in the midst of a greasy pack of cards -- cards that had been thrown down at the sound of his galloping horse. The table supported, also, much of the booty captured . . .

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