Of many a mountain-man, the same might be said; and many an Indian too.
But "luck," the mountain-man's Providence, seemed to have deserted Smith.
Many a brave “mountain-man” has already fallen a victim to their fiendish grasp.
They were what the Indian and the mountain-man call "very poor."
Here one of those sudden reverses to which the "mountain-man" is liable at any moment, overtook him.
And at that the old mountain-man curled his tail over his shoulder and shut his eyes.
Sir Salar is of gigantic physical proportions, and well merits his sobriquet of 'mountain-man.'
It was not probable, therefore, that the mountain-man often was detected in complaining at his lot.
"Wed we was," the mountain-man went on; and an imperceptible pause followed the words.
The mountain-man was silent so long that Kerry thought he was done.