In this book a homeless waif finds his deliverance in the primeval Limberlost swamp. Maimed and abandoned as an infant, Freckles seeks a chance to prove his worth. He is given that opportunity as the guard of the precious timber of the Limberlost. In his stewardship of the woods, he finds happiness in the companionship of the birds and other wild creatures and in the love of the beautiful Swamp Angel. This moving story of courage and virtue will warm the hearts of young and old.
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Limberlost Guard is Hired
Wherein Freckles Wins Honour and Finds
and Loses Nothing by the Encounter
the Curse of Black Jack Falls Upon Her
Black Jack Drops Out
Wherein Freckles and the Angel Try Tak
and Dines with the Gang
Love and Gets a Broken Body
Wherein Freckles Refuses Love Without
Wherein Freckles Finds His Birthright
Freckles Informs the Bird Woman
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afraid ain't Angel Angel's eyes Angel's father answered Freckles baby beautiful began beside big black Bird Woman black chicken Black Jack blue Boss breath bushes caught close colour coming corduroy cried Freckles dear dear Boss Duncan entered the swamp eyes face feet fell fingers flowers followed foxfire Freckles lifted Freckles stood gang give glanced gone guard hair hand head heart hurried ironwort juist knew laughed Limberlost lips Little Chicken look Lord O'More marked trees McLean mighty minute morning mother nest never night reached revolver Ross McLean sing smiled snake soul sprang stared stepped stopped straight sure swale Swamp Angel teamster tell There's thing thought told touch trail tree turned voice waited walk the line walked watch Wessner wheel WHEREIN FRECKLES wings wire