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  • Restless as the bald-face, he ranged wide and far — north to Unalaska and the

    THE DEATH OF LIGOUN

  • Even the babes are affrighted when they gaze upon her, and it is said the bald-face gives her the trail.

    The Sun of the Wolf

  • Even the big bald-face grew clumsy and blind and quarrelsome, in the end to be dragged down by a handful of yelping huskies.

    THE LAW OF LIFE

  • One had died of scurvy; another's partner had robbed him of his last grub and powder and stolen away; a third had been mauled by a bald-face grizzly; a fourth had hunted for game and starved, -- and so it went, and they had been loath to leave the gold, and had died by the side of it in one way or another.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • The way this one was puffin 'after me, I'd clean forgot all about the other bald-face.

    Bald-Face

  • He's called the bald-face grizzly, and he's jest as big as he is bad.

    Bald-Face

  • I rounded the end of that log and put down the hill at a two-twenty clip, old bald-face reachin 'for me at every jump.

    Bald-Face

  • I stops jest behind it, old bald-face comin 'all the time.

    Bald-Face

  • But jest as I came around a bend, heelin 'it right lively I tell you, what'd I see in middle of the trail before me, and comin' my way, but another bald-face!

    Bald-Face

  • But there's one thing about the bald-face that a man has to learn: he never gives the trail to mortal creature.

    Bald-Face

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