He regards the "revenuer" as the representative of acute and cruel injustice and oppression.
He landed on the revenuer's neck and with his naked hands he tried to kill him.
You oughter hev made sure afore ye teched the trigger, Copenny, that he war the revenuer!
The irony of it was deeply excruciating—that he, their chieftain, should succumb to a revenuer.
Suddenly the film lifted from his brain and he was conscious for the first time that the revenuer had taken his rifle.
Her soul trembled now lest the revenuer had killed Lem instead.
And always in the imaginings of her girl-heart she nurtured and built up an ideal, who would kill the revenuer.
Left alone, the revenuer realized that his guide had gone back to assure himself that no spies were following at a distance.
Lem knew the gun; the instant he laid eyes on the piece, he knew it was the property of Pete Burton, the revenuer.
"We couldn't dig a grave before that spy—ef he be a revenuer sure enough—could overhaul us," Eugene Barker objected.