By the time they had come to the spot where the sheepman said 319 he had met Kate gray streaks were already lightening the sky.
In the meantime the logic of circumstances was driving the sheepman into a corner.
He leaned over and looked the sheepman in the eye but Thomas met his glance with a sardonic smile.
How far he might feel this justified him in ignoring it the sheepman did not know.
The sheepman began to raise his head and to plan certain things for himself in turn.
The sheepman swept him with one of his side-long, tiger-cat glances.
The pale face of the boy turned from the sheepman to his father.
For the sheepman had got out on bail the morning after his arrest.
It would be a strange irony of fate if Buck Weaver should fall in love with a sheepman's daughter.
He looked the least in the world surprised at sight of the sheepman.