The Round-Up: A Romance of Arizona Novelized from Edmund Day's Melodrama

The Round-Up: A Romance of Arizona Novelized from Edmund Day's Melodrama

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The Round-Up: A Romance of Arizona Novelized from Edmund Day's Melodrama

The Round-Up: A Romance of Arizona Novelized from Edmund Day's Melodrama

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DOWN an old trail in the Ghost Range in north- western Mexico, just across the Arizona border, a mounted prospector wound his way, his horse carefully picking its steps among the broken granite blocks which had tumbled upon the ancient path from the mountain wall above. A burro followed, laden heavily with pack, bed-roll, pick, frying-pan, and battered coffee-pot, yet stepping along sure-footedly as the mountain-sheep that first formed the trail ages ago, and whose petrified hoof-prints still remain to afford footing for the scarcely larger hoofs of the pack- animal.

An awful stillness hung over the scene, that was broken only by the click of hoofs of horse and burro upon the rocks, and the clatter of the loose stones they . . .

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