Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Lonesome Dove

"Mr. Bob, he didn't know mares," Cholo said, remembering that ignorance had been his downfall.

"Nope," Clara said. "He didn't know mares."

"Do you think we'll see Indians?" Newt asked.

"You bet," Augustus said. "We might all get killed this afternoon, for all I know. That's the wild for you--it's got its dangers, which is part of the beauty. 'Course the Indians have had this land forever. To them, its precious because it's old. To us it's exciting because it's new."

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