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  • The stranger standing in front of the hatch wore a short, dark jacket belted at the waist, faded denim trousers, and old, dusty boots'the boots of a countryman, a range-rider, or-

    The Waste Lands

  • As the heat from the red coals began to turn these to a crisp brown, Bob sniffed the added fragrance in the air after the manner of a hungry range-rider, or a boy with a healthy appetite.

    The Saddle Boys of the Rockies Lost on Thunder Mountain

  • Each of the hundred men in the troop carried a rifle balanced across his saddle pommel; each was dressed in the garb of the range-rider; and the face of each, glimpsed by the light from some window or doorway, was grimly stern.

    Hidden Gold

  • He was dogmatic in his theories of popular government and a little stubborn in his conviction that there was nothing which the uneducated range-rider of the Bad Lands could teach a thinking man like him.

    Roosevelt in the Bad Lands

  • The range-rider followed the boy's glance around the immediate neighborhood, noting the station agent and the two or three figures in front of the general store, who formed the sum of the visible population, and nodded.

    The Boy With the U. S. Foresters

  • With which the range-rider turned, swung to the saddle of his pony without touching the stirrups, and fairly bolted down the street after his retreating herd.

    Oh, You Tex!

  • The range-rider must dwindle to a farmer or get off the earth.

    Steve Yeager

  • The jaunty insouciance of the young range-rider irritated him as a banderilla goads a bull in the ring.

    Steve Yeager

  • "I want four horses in a hurry," announced the range-rider.

    Steve Yeager

  • As the range-rider passed lightly down the walk there drifted back to the prizefighter the words of a cowboy song: --

    Steve Yeager

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