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Most famous in our Western annals and Indian traditions is that of the White Steed of the Prairies; a magnificent milk-white charger, large-eyed, small-headed, bluff-chested, and with the dignity of a thousand monarchs in his lofty, overscorning carriage.
From its snowy aspect, the gauntleted ghost of the Southern Seas has been denominated the White Squall.
Nay," old Ebbits interposed in kindliness, "the white man's is not a lying people.
There is no understanding the white man," Ebbits went on doggedly.
Once when they had spent the night in the wood and the dawn had roused them, they saw a beautiful child in a shining white dress sitting near their bed.
And close by them lay a lamb upon the floor, and behind them upon a perch sat a white dove with its head hidden beneath its wings.
The earth was white with snow, and the air was full of it, swept along by a cutting wind.
Then the White Man crept back to his bed, and the shivering natives, fortified with gin, or squareface, as it is called locally, took refuge on the second wagon, drawing a tent-sail over them.
The white man went down the line, dosing each man with medicine.
After a time, White Fang heard strange noises approaching.
It was a trap, and into the trap sailed two white men in a small ketch.
He had but recently had a taste of the white man's medicine, and his savage heart was filled with bitterness and hate.