The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Light of Western Stars by Zane Grey:|
knowledge, she wanted to see and hear and learn some of the
every-day duties that made up those lives.
"Look, Miss Hammond, there's Don Carlos!" said Florence. "Look
at that black horse!"
Madeleine saw a dark-faced Mexican riding by. He was too far
away for her to distinguish his features, but he reminded her of
an Italian brigand. He bestode a magnificent horse.
Stillwell rode up to the girls then and greeted them in his big
"Right in the thick of it, hey? Wal, thet's sure fine. I'm glad
to see, Miss Majesty, thet you ain't afraid of a little dust or
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