Page by Page Books
Read Books Online, for Free

In Association with
Devil's Ford Bret Harte

Chapter IV

Page 6 of 6

Table Of Contents: Devil's Ford

Previous Page

Previous Chapter

Next Chapter

More Books

More by this Author

She looked into his bloodshot eyes, and cast a swift glance at the decanter.

"Won't you take something before you go?" she said sweetly.

"I--reckon--not, jest now," stammered Whiskey Dick, with a heroic effort.

"You're right," said Christie. "I see you are like me. It's too hot for anything fiery. Come with me."

She led him into the dining-room, and pouring out a glass of iced tea handed it to him. Poor Dick was not prepared for this terrible culmination. Whiskey Dick and iced tea! But under pretence of seeing if it was properly flavored, Christie raised it to her own lips.

"Try it, to please me."

He drained the goblet.

"Now, then," said Christie gayly, "let's find Jessie, and be off!"

We have hundreds more books for your enjoyment. Read them all!

Page 6 of 6 Previous Page   Next Chapter
Who's On Your Reading List?
Read Classic Books Online for Free at
Page by Page Books.TM
Devil's Ford
Bret Harte

Home | More Books | About Us | Copyright 2004