As the election appeared lost, she thought once more of the Georgia gold and the attic of the whipsawed house.
The message had warned her to retreat, to return to the whipsawed cabin and wait.
The cheery lamplight that suddenly burst forth through the small square window of the whipsawed cabin below reassured her.
The timbers for it were hewed out by hand; the boards and planking were whipsawed.
Florence had left the whipsawed cabin, saying she was going for a walk but would return for supper.
Uncle Isaac and I borrowed the saw and went to work and whipsawed lumber for sluice boxes.
From out the clump of mountain ivy that skirted the hill above the whipsawed cabin there had darted a shadow.
Under her efficient care Hallie had become the cheery joy of the whipsawed house.
On the doorstep of the whipsawed house she found Uncle Billie Gibson.
Darkness had fallen “from the wings of night” when Marion slipped alone out of the whipsawed cabin.