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The Way West (1955)

downstream came the knock of axes, swung by earlier arrivals now busy building arks for the voyage to the Willamette. She caught the voices of men and Indians and the cries of children not killed by rattlesnakes.
" You be careful, Bethany," she called out. "Don't go too close."
The Byrd child tried to throw a stick into the water and turned around, hair goldened by the slanting sun, a small, fair girl with childhood's open wonder in her eyes. "I am." She reached down for another stick.
Judith herself was, she thought, content, sad and content, waiting like a hen on eggs for the slow warmth of her to bring the chick out of its shell. She hadn't any wish to talk, though Charles sat by her, his gaze like hers fixed on the water.
Content? Eased? Forgetful in the day-by-day? Sometimes the memory of Tod was driven out, by cooking, driving, weariness, by the hard demands of life and travel, and she would come back to it guilty, resentful of the interventions, and, crying, hold close the treasure of her grief.
Or she would find herself escaping, in conversation, in talk of Oregon, in dreaming of the unborn baby, in offering to tend the Byrd child after the wrecking of the wagon, in washing the small face and combing out the tangled hair.
" Please, Beth, not so close."
" I'm careful." The child came up and made room for herself in Judith's lap. "I want something to eat."
" We'll eat before long." The young smell came to Judith, the young and tender smell that once had been , the smell of Toddie. She might be my very own, she

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