Wlliam Gilmore Simms
The Cub of the Panther: A Hunter Legend of the ''Old North State'' >> Chapter Three >> Page 18

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Novel (Romance) | The University of Arkansas Press | 1997
Transcription 18 THE CUB OF THE PANTHER
The speech of Rose knocked that of Mike entirely out of his head,
and very soon Aunt Betsy came cantering up behind them, her horse
just as unwilling as herself to be left behind. Shaking and panting,
between groan and speech, she cried out:
"You you naughty young people, you ought to be ashamed of
yourselves. 0, my poor old bones! I shall fall to pieces!"