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a town in northwestern Canada in the Yukon on the Yukon River

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There was McMann, who ran up a single bar-room bill of thirty-eight thousand dollars; and Jimmie the Rough, who spent one hundred thousand a month for four months in riotous living, and then fell down drunk in the snow one March night and was frozen to death; and Swiftwater Bill, who, after spending three valuable claims in an extravagance of debauchery, borrowed three thousand dollars with which to leave the country, and who, out of this sum, because the lady-love that had jilted him liked eggs, cornered the one hundred and ten dozen eggs on the Dawson market, paying twenty-four dollars a dozen for them and promptly feeding them to the wolf-dogs.
Passing along the streets of Dawson, all heads turned to follow him, and in the saloons chechaquos watched him awesomely, scarcely taking their eyes from him as long as he remained in their range of vision.
Quickly, Charles plunged into business, and Tarwater heard with great distinctness every word of Charles' unflattering description of him and the proposition to give him passage to Dawson.
Flour in Dawson was up to two dollars a pound, but no one would sell.
In the days that followed, as Dawson grew closer and closer, Buck still continued to interfere between Spitz and the culprits; but he did it craftily, when Francois was not around, With the covert mutiny of Buck, a general insubordination sprang up and increased.
But the opportunity did not present itself, and they pulled into Dawson one dreary afternoon with the great fight still to come.
Seven days from the time they pulled into Dawson, they dropped down the steep bank by the Barracks to the Yukon Trail, and pulled for Dyea and Salt Water.
Dawson will be obliged to acknowledge that there is no excuse for not employing her.
Dawson and Lady Glyde being both with the patient at the time.
Dawson would approve of her, and she sat calmly looking out of window, with every appearance of enjoying the country air.
Dawson was waiting for me by himself in the breakfast-room.
Dawson, neither the doctor's doubtful looks nor the doctor's searching questions appeared to confuse her in the least.
Dawson the shadow of a reason for complaining of her.
Dawson," he said, "for a few days more, if you please.
Dawson," I answered, "in your ladyship's place I should remember the Count's advice.