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The Way West (1955)

to be happy at the tanned glow of health in the delicate, still-baby face bent now to the ground and the stick that stirred it. But old misgivings rode her, the weeks-long sense of overhanging misfortune. In her was the heavy impulse to retreat, to flee to the planta• tion in Kentucky, to go to her mother, who lived graciously in Lexington, to visit her sister, safe and happy at Vicksburg. She hoped the letters she had written and left at Fort Laramie to be carried by the first eastbound travelers seemed as cheerful as she had tried to make them.
" Yes," Rebecca said. "He's in good case all right."
Tod lifted his head. "Can't I go and play with the other children, Mother? They're all playing."
So they were. One group was down the river, splashing in the shallows, only half watched by their elders. Another kept streaming around and out from the corral, frisky, like pups, at release from the grind of travel, the young voices raised in shouts and screams and laughter. But still Judith said, "We'll go wading soon."
" I want to play now."
" I know, son. It does get tiresome."
Rebecca's face asked why she didn't let him run
along.
" I'm too careful, I guess," she answered, "but he was so sick. So sick. So long." To Tod she said, "How about mud pies?"
" I'm tired of nothing to do, Mother."
" How about mud pies?" she asked again, thinking how time bore on a child, remembering from her girlhood how long an hour could be. She put herself in

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