A Blackjack Bargainer. Primary view of object titled ‘A Blackjack Bargainer’. Thumbnail image of item number 1 in: ‘A Blackjack Bargainer’. A Blackjack Bargainer. O Henry. The most disreputable thing in Yancey Goree’s law office was Goree himself, sprawled in his creakv old arm- chair. The rickety. Read A Blackjack Bargainer by O Henry for free at Read Print.

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There was a pump in the yard at the rear, and Goree closed his eyes, listening b,ackjack rapture to the click of its handle, and the bubbling of the falling stream.

Bethel rested upon the foot-hills of the Blue Ridge. A t-trade’s all right when both p-purchaser and b-buyer are s-satisfied. This prose fiction is part of the collection entitled: Far helow it the i rhid ‘nixlwba glen’iamed yellow along its disconsolut e vale. The glades were dark with mossy shade, and bright with shy rivulets winking from the ferns and laurels. To speak of his feud to a feudist is bragainer serious breach of the mountain etiquette. Please join me in making a gift to support the Portal to Texas History!

Simply put, the Portal to Texas History is transforming how we research, write and teach Texas history! Everything else suddenly seemed to grow trivial and light. Whirligigs Book This work is a collection bagainer short stories by O. Creation Date August If there be such a thing as a yellow wolf, here was its counterpart.

Strangers live there now — and look at me! Opens quite a new market, doesn’t it? Bibliophile added it Nov 30, Of late, old friends of the family had seen to it that he had whereof to eat and a place to sleep—but whiskey they would not buy for him, and he must have whiskey. After settling a feud, however, he manages O. The sheriff, the sportive deputy, the county clerk, and the gay attorney carried him, the chalk-faced man “from the valley” acting as escort.


Looking higher, he discovered a well-worn silk hat, and beneath it the kindly, smooth face of Colonel Abner Coltrane.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In the cabin far up on Blackjack’s shoulder, in the wildest part of these retreats, this odd couple had lived for twenty years. One of the bills flipped over and touched his hand.

Fellow bartainer, as a scholar, historian and professor emeritus at Austin College, I have taught and written about Texas history for more than four decades. Physical Description [16],[56] p.

Of course you are joking about what you spoke of? Sarah rated it liked it Aug 15, The man from “back yan'” knew it as well as the lawyer did. Be the first bragainer ask a question about A Blackjack Bargainer. I wonder how much he dropped to-night.

Will you come, my boy? They rounded the cliff, decended into Elder Branch, and paused there to let the horses drink and splash in the swift water. The monyments has the names nlackjack ’em. Jul 06, Pallavi Kamat rated it liked it. The sheriff, the county clerk, a sportive deputy, a gay attorney, and a chalk-faced man hailing “from the valley,” sat at table, and the sheared one was thus tacitly advised to go and grow more wool.


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A Blackjack Bargainer

Return to Book Page. Source Munsey’s Magazine The mountaineer took the chair Goree offered him. On the lower side they viewed, framed in the near foilage, exquisite sketches of the far valley swooning in its opal haze.

Aug 15, K. The “g ang-; had cleaned hini ocut. Goree’s eyes wandered about the room. After settling a feud, however, he manages to redeem himself by trading places with an old rival.

Released, he popped back into his hole like an angry weasel. The little roll of currency on the table slowly blacknack itself, writhing and jumping as its folds relaxed.

Other items on this site that are directly related to the current prose fiction. The money was clutched in his moist hand. But he was already unbuttoning the coat, assenting readily, as if the fancy were in no wise to be considered strange. Now, where did I get that money? And thus, at length, it was decided, and the thing blackuack. Dates and time periods associated with this prose fiction.