forty-niner

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At the very bottom, when all was said and done, Magnus remained the Forty-niner.

His rest was the Forty-niner's arm, as mine is the sportsman's hand.

Dr. Robinson was a prominent "forty-niner," and the leader of the California squatters in the war against the Sutter land claims.

The government agent was an old friend of mine, a California forty-niner, and a most companionable fellow.

Then, since ‘Forty-niner’ got home only he has slept here, and he generally ‘bunks’ on the lounge in this very office.

Father, he was a forty-niner himself, an' he was a rough un if anything got in his way.

After thirty-three years of honest striving the old Forty-niner slept the sleep of the just.

He had made a fortune in California, for he was a Forty-niner, and returned East to enjoy it.

The old "forty-niner" approached the waggon with a withering glance at the repacked cargo.

It had been the home of a "Forty-niner," and he was dead and forgotten, his dust as easily accounted for as his winged gold.

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