CRATE


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CRATEColorado River and Trail Expeditions (Salt Lake City, UT)
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Next, the crate was carried out to an express wagon and loaded in along with a number of trunks.
The crate was not quite so long as Michael, so that he was compelled to stand with the end of his nose pressing against the end of the crate.
At the railroad station, the crate was handled, not with deliberate roughness, but with such carelessness that it half- slipped out of a baggage-man's hands, capsized sidewise, and was caught when it was past the man's knees but before it struck the cement floor.
"Huh!" said Del Mar a little later to Michael, having strolled down the platform to where the crate was piled on a truck with other baggage destined for the train.
Why were they keeping him pent up in this narrow crate? He did not know why, but he felt oppressed by the vague sense of impending calamity.
But the saloon-keeper let him alone, and in the morning four men entered and picked up the crate. More tormentors, Buck decided, for they were evil-looking creatures, ragged and unkempt; and he stormed and raged at them through the bars.
Four men gingerly carried the crate from the wagon into a small, high-walled back yard.
The crate upon which I sit contains 2,000 napoleons packed between layers of lead foil.
I shall stand behind this crate, and do you conceal yourselves behind those.
Merryweather stopped to light a lantern, and then conducted us down a dark, earth-smelling passage, and so, after opening a third door, into a huge vault or cellar, which was piled all round with crates and massive boxes.
We got out of the gharry and clambered into dwellings airy like packing crates, or descended into places sinister like cellars.
The men decided to live on their stored seed-corn until the rains had fallen, and then to take work as servants till they could catch up with the lost year; but as the grain-dealer was thinking of his well-filled crates of corn, and the prices he would levy at the sale of it, Hathi's sharp tusks were picking out the corner of his mud-house, and smashing open the big wicker chest, leeped with cow-dung, where the precious stuff lay.