The Devil S Country

Author: Harry Hunsicker
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
ISBN: 9781503941908
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Former Texas Ranger Arlo Baines didn't come to the tiny West Texas town of Piedra Springs to cause trouble.

God S Country Or Devil S Playground

Author: Barney Nelson
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292755802
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Wallace, even the animals appear to be on the Devil's side.2 The wolf plays his
stereotypic villain's role by "hatching a plot" against Big-Foot. In the tall tale
storyteller's tradition, the old Indian fighter soon begins to suspect "foul play" and
"mischief" from the "devils" who are running in a huge gang. The wolves trap him
in the trunk of an old oak tree where he fights them off all night with his knife. Like
all devils, they melt away into the chaparral with the light of day. In other tales,
while ...

Country Music Annual 2000

Author: Charles K. Wolfe
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 081315717X
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G0IIIltry MIISIG Battles Religion in 100 Smith's The DGI/II's Drom Rebecca Smith
Country music and literature might make Strange bedfellows in some people's
minds, but for fiction writer Lee Smith, their union has resulted in a fine novel
applauded by both literary critics and country music historians. Born in 1944, she
grew up in the Appalachian town of Grundy in ... her heritage when she gained
some distance from it. In her seventh novel, The Devil's Dream, published in
1992, she ...

Devil S Pool And Other Stories The

Author: George Sand
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791484777
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Country. Wedding. (1846). Designed. to. Follow. The. Devil's. Pool. 1. A Country
Wedding So ends the tale of Germain's marriage, as that “expert plowman”
himself told it to me. Forgive me, kind reader, for not having managed to translate
it better—because the plain old-fashioned language of the region that “I sing” (as
people used to say) does indeed need a translation. These people speak a
dialect that may be too French for us; since the days of Rabelais and Montaigne,1
the ...

The Christian S Friend Papers For The Comfort And Edification Of The Children Of God

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But then, after all, he is in the devil's country, and enslaved to him. Liberty of will
is just slavery to the devil. " And when he had spent all " (any one who lives
beyond his means looks rich for a time), "there arose a mighty famine in that land;
and he began to be in want." (v. 14.) He " began to be in want;" but his will was
not touched yet, as •we shall see directly. There is many a heart not easy in the
world ; but it is never the effect of that merely, to bring back to God. Very few have
arrived at ...

Darwin In The New World

Author: Juan José Parodiz
Publisher: Brill Archive
ISBN: 9789004065468
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Juan José Parodiz. DEVILS COUNTRY The most hazardous stretch Darwin
traversed in the Pampas was around Bahia Blanca, from the Sierra Ventana
south to the Colorado River, a region covering some twenty thousand square
miles of the western end of the Buenos Aires province and the southeast corner
of the province of La Pampa. The land was called by the menacing Indians "
Huecubu Mapu", Country of the Devil. The Indians were known under the general
denomination of ...

Folk Lore And Customs Of The Lap Chas Of Sikhim

Author: C. De Beauvoir Stocks
Publisher: Asian Educational Services
ISBN: 9788120615595
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After some twelve or thirteen years he heard that a neighbouring country was
much troubled by a female-devil, and told his queen she was not to leave the
Palace during his absence. He arrived at the she-devils' country and found it had
a great many demons, so he disguised himself as a lama and began teaching
them. After some time he said: — "I am teaching you, and you are all learning, but
you ought to have a monastery, and you must build one." They asked him what
material ...

A Vaquero Of The Brush Country

Author: J. Frank Dobie
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292787049
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I have spoken too of a present received from Grandfather Duncan at this time —
Payaso. Now, immediately after coming into possession of Payaso I made, for
private reasons, a considerable pasear into the Devil's River country to the south
and west. A part of the time on this pasear I had with me a Seminole Indian. This
Indian showed me some water holes that very few people then knew anything
about. Some fifty miles, as the crow flies, above its entrance into the Rio Grande,
Devil's ...