The Whip Hand: A Tale of the Pine Country

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Doubleday, Page, 1903 - Lumber trade - 299 pages

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Page 292 - ... the voice of the Fairy Truth, and turned in a fury to catch her and eat her up if he possibly could; but he saw no one, and the same voice went on : " I laugh at your powerlessness and anger, and I intend to punish your pride by letting you fall into the hands of your own subjects.
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