The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Wyoming by William MacLeod Raine:|
took cognizance of his surroundings he was serving as a mattress
for the anatomy of three stalwart riders. He was gently deposited
face down on his bunk with a one-hundred-eighty-pound live peg at
the end of each arm and leg.
"All ready, Denver," announced Frisco from the end of the left
Denver selected a pair of plain leather chaps with care and
proceeded to business. What he had to do he did with energy. It
is safe to say that at least one of those present can still
vividly remember this and testify to his thoroughness.
Mac drifted in after the disciplining. As foreman it was fitting