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  • At the close, the assorted couples are caught on the summit of an exceeding high mountain by a snowstorm, which opens to show Rubek and Irene "whirled along with the masses of snow, and buried in them," while Maia and her bear-hunter escape in safety to the plains.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • At that time even a dirty bear-hunter might venture to come near you.

    When We Dead Awaken

  • Ah! There is little Maia, going out with the bear-hunter.

    When We Dead Awaken

  • The next day another hunting party was set on foot, under the direction of the clerk of the parish, who was a celebrated bear-hunter.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • There was tall Proffit, the sharp-shooter, from North Carolinasinewy, saturnine, fearless; Smith, the bear-hunter from Wyoming, and McCann, the Arizona book-keeper, who had begun life as a buffalo-hunter.

    The Rough Riders

  • It would also divert the attack from the helpless boy to one who was at least better armed, even though not professing to be a bear-hunter.

    The Saddle Boys of the Rockies Lost on Thunder Mountain

  • All of this caused Nimrod and the bear-hunter to saddle their horses early; and agreeing to meet us at night on the other side of the mountain, where the map showed a stream, they set out for a day's hunt.

    A Woman Tenderfoot

  • An old weather-beaten bear-hunter stepped forward, squirting out his tobacco juice with all imaginable deliberation.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 339, January, 1844

  • Neither Wharton, nor any of his men, knew what had become of him; but at last I met with a bear-hunter, who gave me the following information.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 339, January, 1844

  • Mr. C------, having procured the assistance of Col. Kent, brought the lion to camp, where they weighed and measured him, finding him to weigh two hundred and fifty pounds, and measure nine foot eight inches from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail, which the colonel (though a bear-hunter in the Rockys for many a year) acknowledges to be the "boss" of the mountains.

    The Youth's Companion Volume LII, Number 11, Thursday, March 13, 1879

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