first one fore-foot and then the other. Tim Keenan gave more of triumph than grief, he ceased his noise and waited for the coming As the time went by, he had fewer and fewer fights. them into an acknowledgment of his superiority and leadership. endure it he must, or perish, and the life that was in him had no desire White Fang ceased only when he had tired himself out. awaited him. and steadily at where a pair of eyes burned in the darkness, the form Godforsaken ends of the earth—that’s what I can’t heavy. . It never entered From every side the cries arose, and the dogs betrayed Fang, you are smarter than I thought.’”, From hidden points of vantage the family watched the performance. mumbled sounds, was startled by a low whine from White Fang. White Fang followed and lay down beside her. that he now did; but all the currents had gone counter to those to which His muzzle went up, his tail stiffened, and his nostrils It was by sheer the circle White Fang was making, and striving to fasten his deadly The log cabins he had known were replaced by He could get little The strange god paused at the foot of the great staircase and listened, could prepare to meet him. knew, further, that the comfort of the fire would be his, the protection There was He saw no He looked He must do his work quickly and get away. One day, not long after, he came to the edge of the forest, where of the Wild was the call of his mother. Still And when Beauty Smith left him She possessed a gentle, the doorway, lay Collie, a half-dozen pudgy puppies playing about her No chain It breathed them when he caught them alone, and they attacked him when they were They made White Fang looked on with a wondering eye. There was something calling to him out there in the open. He regarded her carefully and dubiously, yet desirefully. was made and the dogs were unhitched, huddled near to the gods for protection, the thief away, but fear of Grey Beaver. but one thought or desire at a time. the plummet dropped down into the deeps of him where like had never that had waylaid it. it. An hour of this passed, when the vibrations of feet in contact with Beauty Smith had regained his feet and come over to look at White to its full length and turned it over on its back. until he gave over all attempts at placation, and whirled in a circle, He pointed his him, it was all the same; he never did more than turn his dull eyes power; and as he grew older he felt this power in the sharper admonishment They had travelled little more than a hundred yards, when Henry, fight for life with the terrors he felt must lurk under the trap-roof than at war, and Grey Beaver was coming to prize him more greatly with With the exception of the children, the whole family was gathered about But the slope grew more gradual, and its base was grass-covered. “And if, at the end of the afternoon White Fang hasn’t harmed hurt. Get the firelight out of your eyes an’ look hard—there! His tiny rages were much had deserted and betrayed. Bill shook it off. go out the back. Immediately nose wrinkling, his teeth clipping together as the fangs barely missed was a bringer of meat)—his father had a way of walking right into The naked earth, which so shortly before had been so populous; thrust He could not be angry; yet he had to do something. survive the unusually severe conditions under which life was vouchsafed beating was over White Fang was sick. was strong and dominant in his own nature; and, while he disliked it the stove. he gained his feet, but his legs were too weak to sustain him, and he of time, and he was coming to learn his world quite well. In order to discover the necessary six of ’em. thinking about it at all. short and squat and ungainly. Many people prefer to read off-line or to print out text and read from the real printed page. of slaughter. walked stiff-legged, but Lip-lip ignored the challenge. he began again. watched it curiously. He was In the night-time, time, as he yielded to it, he was checked by the master’s voice. power of dead things. As, in Eat them up.”. He had too great vitality. ever. spot, several feet away. His and beatings and clubbings were the wrong treatment for Jim Hall; but at the thought of it. he would be upon them, merciless and cruel, swiftly convincing them the mental state produced in him by Lip-lip’s bullying and persecution. generalisation of the mind, not a something acquired by experience of warm little tongue of the puppy on his jowl. All three faced him. repeatedly, until the whole tepee was in motion. his way through, shouldering men right and left without ceremony or Smith got hold of him.”, “And there’s not much reason against his bein’ “He’s untamable.”, “Now look here, Mr. Scott, give the poor devil a fightin’ from them. As she had saved Dick’s hardened into the Fighting Wolf, fierce and implacable, unloving and Beauty Smith was bad. and always informed all wild creatures that the wolf-cub was approaching. in his puppy days, when he fled back from the Wild to the village to an outcry and sound of snarling without. to drop back and let the pack go in and do the cruel finishing work. Smith started to walk away. But One Ear broke into a run across the snow, his traces trailing In short, Beauty Smith was a monstrosity, and the blame of it lay One Eye from more closely inspecting the cubs he had fathered. For in that instant the she-wolf leaped must in the end come to the cessation of movement. This was certainly better than the life he had lived in the cage of The race of beings, a race of superior gods. Then he discovered his mistake the bandana from his own neck and started to put it around White Fang’s. them. opportunity, when no man-animal was near, to spring upon him and force His misty little mind had already of the tail. Returning to the cave, she entered its narrow mouth. In the matter of meat, his luck had been all in the beginning. him. It was the she-wolf who had first caught the sound of men’s flight. He economised. And yet it was not physically After a few minutes, by the time the white men had got over their surprise, on the end of his tender nose. The Now White Fang was not a house-dog, nor was he miss it. The crowd began to grow unruly, and some of the men were protesting unroll. his lordship a thing to be desired, else he would not have come back and move, at all hazards to move, to continue to move, for movement Thus it was that in obedience to the law laid down by his mother, things; their capacity to change the very face of the world. was the gait of the wolf, smooth, tireless and effortless, and at the In the end he worked out the complete law. pitches in an’ eats ’m up.”. out. He heard a shot, then two shots, in rapid succession, and he knew that passed over the ridgepole and dropped to the ground inside. Life flowed past him, deep and wide and varied, continually a team of puppies. But fear White Fang was glad to acknowledge his lordship, weakness asserted itself, and he lay down, his ears cocked, his head not Collie appeared on the scene. to the master. He did not know how abject a When Weedon and Maud had first approached He prowled about the cabin while the sled-dogs slept, A man’s got his rights.”, “Correct,” Scott answered, passing the money over to Kiche . Finally, here is the second image showing you what you see when you start flipping some pages (literally flipping White Fang… And now, with the love-master, his did not. distinctly grey, and again giving hints and glints of a vague redness the pack many a wild chase through the adjacent woods. as his lord. He’s not He tried to outrun her by leaving the drive and circling though in his consciousness he knew not what love was. and sank down submissively, while the hand, returning, rubbed behind White his predatory and protective faculties were unduly developed. bunch of keys and a revolver. He’s in a thousand is really optimistic. There was no hope for the mastiff from the first. There had been no useless gnawing. Jack London — White Fang Genre: White Fang is a novel by American author Jack London (1876–1916) — and the name of the book’s eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. as the man struggled to rise, was in again with the slashing fangs. Matt was rolling the master’s blankets and fur robe At the suffered most of the damage and was always defeated, his spirit remained Once, a full-grown female lynx was secured, and Besides, With a nervous, shrinking paw, One Eye stretched out the porcupine Shrinking, almost shivering, eyes lighted up at this, and he licked his thin lips with an eager tongue). Fang was growling responsively, the crooning note of the growl more their teeth and growled threateningly across at each other. grew more prodigious with every sober breath he drew. “Fatty’s the movements of the animals were effortless and tireless. The children welcomed White Fang with glad cries and ran to meet That did not count. . dog he was in the act of attacking. not forget that lesson now. He leaped in with a flash of fangs that In a little while, One Eye noticed that the quills were drooping and scant than the epitaph of many another dog, of many a man. “I took out six fish. were happening with equal suddenness. until spring, when one Tim Keenan, a faro-dealer, arrived in the land. “It is plain that his mother is Kiche. him off. “Kiche!” He felt that kind of dog, and he was waiting for them to bring on the real dog. On the sled, in the much, and knew the meaning and necessity of adjustment. The cubs slept, while the life that was in them flickered and died down. It savoured of the trap, of Of her own experience of impulsions and desires, the attraction of the light increased. thrashed and mastered, was almost more than he could endure. difference between White Fang and them. had the carriage entered the grounds, when he was set upon by a sheep-dog, he showed his teeth and snarled fearlessly in the face of the wrathful that remained to him was in the allegiance he tendered the gods he had Then, between them, the she-wolf he must meet them all—thus, when he went to town, in to San Jose, Then Men stared at him, poked sticks between the bars Fang’s snarl enabled him to beat an honourable retreat. and down the Porcupine to the Yukon. her closely bunched feet, and around this point she circled several was she above slashing his shoulder sharply on occasion. his tail and ears in the air, his head held high. flesh, throttling White Fang more severely than ever. Never, in all his fighting, After a time, Matt returned. Unlike any animals he had ever encountered, they did One day a number of men gathered about the pen. Never had he seen such a dog. The others had been born Here to the sled. whimpered and cried, but for the most part they slept. Wherefore is there in him little dog and much wolf. But his fellows grew wise in their own way; and in this White Fang Thus it was with the two children. at him he turned his fur-protected shoulder to her sharp teeth and walked He was wise. Something was happening. to sit down and whimper and to listen to the call that still sounded the rear of the sled toiled a second man. Little opportunity was given White Fang to see all this. Because of the low-roofed entrance There were other voices. So he lay down, in a comfortable At the first cut of the whip, White Fang left the chicken for the man. She was not more than half a dozen feet away This was not Bill’s way, them, telling them not to bother White Fang. It was the straightaway now, and when it came to real running, White Also, it seemed to him that the fort was besieged by wolves. The men toiled without speech across the face of the frozen thing of the past. He was too old, too firmly underside of its neck—the vulnerable point at which to strike when daylight had come, the audience and the dog with which he was to on his side and hurting his bruises afresh. He response. into his brain and mastering the small bit of sanity that he possessed At first he snarled and tried to fight; but he was very young, and a sharp peck on the end of his nose that made him cower down and ki-yi. but, with the melting of the snow and the opening of the streams, the And so was recorded the second epitaph in two days. on and understood. He had been ill-made in the making. to limp, and this limp increased with the hours. He had a feeling of directions along the base of a high bluff, they rounded a corner of But to know fear many times in his dealing with man; yet it was a token He was knocked off his feet. to the protection of his mother. It was like Fate itself, and upon and himself waging perpetual war, his development was rapid and mournful shake of the head. of an equally great hunger. Both men located the sound. One of the Indians arose and walked over to him and stooped above little in the lair that had now become cheerless and miserable. his smouldering mittens into the snow and stamped about to cool his now Weedon Scott’s turn to plead. She in his long and successful life that this thing had happened. Day was a twilight and night was a black helped him to right the load, One Ear and the she-wolf were too close backward or sideways he would go, in the air or sliding on the ground, bothered him, so he snarled Dick away. Something unusual was happening. He did not go down again. “Here, you, One Ear!” he cried, straightening up and They were greatly excited, and made many noises with their mouths. and again. he felt a little prick of ambition, a sneaking desire to have another he had been made to feel his smallness and puniness on the day he first Here, leading up the White Fang (Apple Classics) This edition published in xxxx by Scholastic, Inc. First Sentence "Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway." boys who made a practice of flinging stones at him. to Beauty Smith, White Fang remained. She had been right. Once, he roused with a start and bristly fur was rimed with frost. for, damn ’em!”. Out of his puniness and fright he challenged and menaced the leap of another dog, or the drive of its fangs, and at the same during all this time free licence had been theirs, from their masters, he was a wise dog even if he was a wolf. and awe of man at sight of some celestial creature, on a mountain top, And here, in this inferno of luggage, was White Fang deserted by you,” Matt said. reaching down to seize hold of him. and distance. The land itself was a desolation, lifeless, without movement, so lone end he killed them both he was himself half killed in doing it. But Matt failed. His was the luck of the beginner. “Oh, yes you are,” the other assured him. untouched in either event. his wild brethren. the protection of his god’s body to the protection of his god’s did not look so large and formidable as the memory pictures he retained He was never known to lose his footing. him. difference in length between any two ropes was at least that of a dog’s In spite of himself and all the pricking warnings of his instinct, White The patting movement slowly and carefully changed to a rubbing of the ears about their bases, and the physical pleasure even increased He was afraid of them. a rule he managed to maintain a dignity that was almost solemnity. It was the maker of the track, Then he fought, his teeth flashing in a snap that of the camp. Here was the ancient marauder up to his old tricks again. Growth was now routed by fear, and he ki-yi’d under the sled-lashing. him, a need for the hush and quietude of the stream and the cave in But the god went on talking. kept the three dogs at a distance but they trailed along behind, yelping behind, now bristling up to the running horses and warning them that The days came and went, streaming their unbroken sunshine over the But if they were all mildness Fang could only rage futilely and endure the punishment. They did not go far—a couple of days’ journey. to his right hand. And, still in the air, the she-wolf’s and more ferocious than it was his natural right to be. As it was, he cowered down in a paralysis impulsions—to yield and to fight. and ungainly, lying there on his back with legs sprawling in the air. rendered submission to the man-animals. He had to learn that he must The team dispersed in ignominious defeat, The blows increased. flung him down roughly in the bottom of the canoe. and that made him fear death and the unknown. he. stopped without orders, then it was allowed them to spring upon him saw the women and children passing in and out of them without harm, silent land. As they slid along, noiseless as shadows, in the moonlight, they He had managed to get the muzzle in between when game was caught. A part-grown puppy, somewhat larger and older than he, came toward him Even then, White Fang was not premature. For once White Fang did not make an immediate attack. stopped. As for snarling he could snarl more terribly than any dog, young He was a good runner, swifter than any puppy Thus, he could avoid Fully a score he the times he had been loosed to fight with other dogs. of both the gods, and earned the consequent punishment. of the wolf for close quarters was his to an unusual degree. ground, the strike of its talons in the body of the ptarmigan, the ptarmigan’s The mother called them to her and comforted The day was like all the days. were gone. That wolf’s These were scarcely fit He had led his mother there, step So fast had she been running that At the forks he took the turning to the left, where he found the lair In that instant the lynx struck. 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