For half an hour the Ramblin' Kid studied the Gold Dust maverick.
Sperandeo was someone he could relate to personally, a maverick.
CHAPTER V A DUEL OF ENDURANCE When the storm broke over the Quarter Circle KT the Ramblin' Kid was twenty miles away following the Gold Dust maverick.
She threw herself with a passionate absorption into her studies, her music, and her gymnasium work, cut off both from the "elect" and from the multitude, a proudly self-acknowledged maverick.
He was studying the moods and working to win the confidence of the Gold Dust maverick.
But here at Maverick there was no school, no oratory, and no alleviation.
Maverick was a Greek and kept an open-all-night chop-house, a mean hole in the wall two doors from the corner, where Cake's surpassing thinness made her invaluable at the sink.
War bonnet mavericks. (
The maverick stood perfectly still.
Carolyn June gave a gasp of admiration as she stepped up to the circular corral and saw the Gold Dust maverick closely.
"Logan, you poor old hornless maverick, d'you think I'm on somebody's trail?
Up the ravine the maverick headed.
Only one piece had been cut from it since the purchaser, at that moment apprised by Maverick himself that the arrival of the police was imminent, had taken a hasty departure.
When the Germans take a town they mark it with their own mark, as cattlemen in Texas used to mark a captured maverick; after which to all intents it becomes German.
From what I heard, this Whistling Dan simply cut loose and raised the devil more general than a dozen mavericks corralled with a bunch of yearlings."
Even then he did not speak; but so long as he lived, times uncounted in his after life, Clayton Craig remembered that look; remembered it and was silent, remembered it with a tingling of hot blood and a mental imprecation--for as indelibly as a red-hot iron seals a brand on a maverick, that look left its impress.
the Ramblin' Kid whispered as he straightened up, "she's built like th' Gold Dust maverick--an' just as game!
They also gathered in all the mavericks, and no one dared interfere.
Desert mavericks, caught and branded; or, Who's who on the desert.
Maverick luck. (
she demanded of herself, musing on the lodger's wonderful exhibition over the greasy dish-water at Maverick's.
Should he happen on to the maverick he might give her a run.
"I wouldn't hardly say that," Bert Lilly remarked, holding his cup for Sing Pete to fill with coffee; "--he brought in the Gold Dust maverick."
"Their advice, I suppose, was that you cast in your fortunes with them, and take up the business of branding mavericks and altering other brands."
One year a maverick yearling, strayed or overlooked by the vaqueros, kept on until the season's end, and so betrayed another visitor to the spring that else I might have missed.
"No, but I figured that was the kind you'd need on account of being raised back east--" "Well, I am going to see the Gold Dust maverick," Carolyn June said with emphasis, "and if she suits me I'll--I'll ride her!"
Mr. Maverick was desirous to have a breed of negroes, and therefore seeing she would not yield to perswasions to company with a negro young man he had in his house, he commanded him, will'd she nill'd she to go to bed to her--which was no sooner done than she kickt him out again.
Also to many friends all the way from Maverick to Pasadena.
I've had a thirty-year old maverick eatin' out of my hand like she'd been trained for it all her life.
One night Cake, returning all weary and played-out from dish-washing at Maverick's, heard him speaking in this loud voice of his, pushed the door open a crack, and peeked in.
As long as the mavericks were not openly branded there was no means of stopping them.
She was hired to Maverick's to wash dishes.
In the last quarter of the night, at the North Springs, when the storm had spent itself and the white moon looked down on a drenched and flood-washed earth, the 'Ramblin' Kid dropped his rope over the head of the Gold Dust maverick--barely twenty feet ahead of the horse he rode--conquered by the superior nerve, muscle and endurance of Captain Jack, still the greatest outlaw the Kiowa range had ever known!
The Gold Dust maverick answered by running another fifty yards and then herself settling into the slower stride. "
p. 59: For Shang Yang and this whole period, the classical work in English is still J.J.L. Duyvendak, The Book of Lord Shang, London 1928; the translation by Ma Perleberg of The Works of Kung-sun Lung-tzu, Hongkong 1952 as well as the translation of the Economic Dialogues in Ancient China: The Kuan-tzu, edited by L. Maverick, New Haven 1954 have not found general approval, but may serve as introductions to the way philosophers of our period worked.
She did not care since the money came in from Maverick's steadily each week.
At the time the Association was formed the rustlers were few in number, and confined their acts to branding the mavericks or unbranded yearlings with their own brands.
But, luckily, the cover sprang open and revealed to the eyes the words: "From friends at Maverick."
Now what money Cake earned at Maverick's her mother snatched from her hand before she was well within the door.
The Association made a rule that no cow outfit should employ a cowman that had been guilty of branding a maverick, or of helping the rustlers, or of working with or for them.
They were driving a lot of mavericks toward their ranch down the river, when Budd Hankinson saw a steer among them with our brand.
"I think he went after that Gold Dust maverick," Charley said. "
The maverick wheeled quickly and dashed away to the south alone.
His proposals were received with unanimous approval, and on the 15th of January, 1826, the following fifteen were chosen:--S.F.B. Morse, Henry Inman, A.B. Durand, John Frazee, William Wall, Charles C. Ingham, William Dunlap, Peter Maverick, Ithiel Town, Thomas S. Cummings, Edward Potter, Charles C. Wright, Mosely J. Danforth, Hugh Reinagle, Gerlando Marsiglia.