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often found her near collapse, and it seemed to him then that the flesh of her cheeks and lips was almost transparent, and he would look into the gentle, paleblue eyes with quick and secret alarm.
She often fell victim to fever, too, and went through the agonies of chill and heat, the induced vomitings, the calomel and blisterings and quinine. It was for her sake, if not as much as for Tod's, that he had sold his small plantation and placed his few slaves and taken the steamboat for St. Louis and then for Independence. A few wretched Kaws had been aboard and, for a pint of whisky offered them by some travelers themselves half drunk, had sung a rusty, discordant Indian song. The boat was dirty, the men dirty, the Indian beggars verminous. Along the shores the bare trees crowded, straining up for room and air, their lower trunks lost in a tangle of vine and bush. It seemed to Fairman he could see sickness there, could see fever breeding in the breathless overgrowth. It ran with the water under the boat, too, with the yellow, sickly flow of the Ohio and the Mississippi. He felt like turning back.
But he was right, he told himself now. He knew himself to be a not very practical man, but he had to be right about Oregon. They knew-he and Judie-that Tod couldn't live in the low river country. Sickness lay deep and malignant in him, easing away only to return as regularly as time, shaking him to pieces with chills, wasting his flesh with fever. If ever he recovered from one illness-which was to be doubted-he promptly caught another. And so Fairman and Judith had come to live in dread, mostly unspoken but real as a burden on the back. He had lain at night and thought

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