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The Way West (1955)

"No longer'n need be. Day and a half. Maybe two days. We got to get on."
" Ain't Laramie halfway, Lije?"
'.'Now, Becky, hopin' it's so won't make it so."
" How far?"
" Dick says somep'n over six hundred mile."
" And from there on?"
" Maybe thirteen hundred."
" An' it's the worst?"
He didn't answer to that but walked along pulling on a dead pipe, his face cheery, watching the wagons ahead and now and then looking back, making sure all was right. They had slanted out a piece from the river, to upland where the grass ran crisp under the wagon tires. With the thought of Laramie in their heads the teamsters were popping their whips or punching the oxen with sticks. The oxen didn't pay much notice. A sore-footed or worn-out ox never did.
" We might have to stay longer, the way the critters limp," Rebecca said, but Lije just got a bite on his pipe and shook his head.
She sighed inside, thinking it would be good to stay at the fort the rest of her life and so be done with dirt and hard travel and eyes teary with camp smoke and the back sore from stooping over a fire and the legs cramped from sitting on the ground. There she wouldn't have the grainy feel of sand forever in her shoes.
" We're comin' along fine."
" Yes," she said. "Fine." Men were queer, she thought. Even Lije was queer, taking such a real and simple pleasure in the work of his muscles and the roll of wheels. The more miles they made the better-spir

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