The procession of buffaloes lasted three full hours, and it was night before the track
Another quarter of an hour was spent in clearing the track of the excited crowd, and this time only Tim and Red-head toed the mark.
Standing close to the inside edge of the track was a dapper young man with a light switch cane.
After the yell, he had one moment of indecision; then he turned and darted up the track.
Like a frightened rabbit, the mad roar at his heels, the young man tore up the track to an open space on the hillside, up which he clawed and disappeared among the trees.
There was a broad, irregular smudge covering some yards of the track.
Surely, with stains as well as the track to guide us, he cannot escape us now.
We picked up the track and followed it onward for some distance, but soon the moor rose into a long, heather-tufted curve, and we left the watercourse behind us.
They are for the use of horses, but they are shaped below with a cloven foot of iron, so as to throw pursuers off the track.
This he made up into a bundle, and, tired as he was, he set himself to walk back through the mountains upon the track of the avenging angels.
The ground was all stamped down by the feet of horses, showing that a large party of mounted men had overtaken the fugitives, and the direction of their tracks proved that they had afterwards turned back to Salt Lake City.
I knew the Indians would soon discover that they were on the wrong trail and that the search for me would be renewed in the right direction as soon as they located my tracks
So I went to him that night and told him pap was here again, for I found his tracks
in the snow.
How we traveled at a dogged run until we dropped in our tracks.
No sign of pursuit had developed, and yet we were sure that somewhere behind us relentless Sagoths were dogging our tracks.