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All Answers from ETangler wrote 51 weeks 5 days ago woodhens in the fall.
We were much pestered here with weekas (woodhens) who carried off most of our food which was not securely covered by night.
There was the clear starlit sky, the rushing river, and the stunted trees on the mountain-side; the woodhens cried, and the "more-pork" hooted out her two monotonous notes exactly as they had done years since; one moment, and time had so flown backwards that youth came bounding back to him with the return of his youth's surroundings; the next, and the intervening twenty years -- most of them grim ones -- rose up mockingly before him, and the buoyancy of hope yielded to the despondency of admitted failure.