Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854
Transcription SECRET PURPOSES. 119
varmint ; and she spoke to me jist as she spoke to other people.
Adrat it ! he may cut his enemy's throat for himself, I sha'n't ;
but. then I needn't tell him so, neither ;" and, as he spoke, he
twirled the little purse of guineas in his pocket with a feeling
of immense satisfaction. In a moment after Barsfield return-
ed, and led the way cautiously by a circuitous track toward
the garden.
Let us now retrace briefly the steps we have taken, and ob-
serve the progress of some other of the persons in our narrative.