The ranchman remarked that there were "two or three out there," but I knew better.
Indeed, it was his taste for Joe's society that had made a Colorado ranchman of him.
This is Rex Slinkard, ranchman, poet-painter, and man of the living world.
"I hope they do, but I don't see how they can," answered the ranchman.
"That's a snapping turtle—not a mud turtle," went on the ranchman.