Wick Cutter: the notorious money-lender of Black Hawk, always heard arguing with his wife
Mrs. Cutter: a wild-looking woman who bickers with her husband, busies herself painting china
The men of Black Hawk are attracted to the country girls in Chapter Nine. The girls, transplanted from their farms into making livings in the town are more full of life. The town boys and country girls get together under the dance tent each evening. Even though the town boys aspire to marry town girls and settle down with their possessions,...
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