A. The dispossessed party had never acquiesced in the judgment of the Courts, and a long series of poaching affrays and similar scandals had embittered the relationships between the families for three generations.
B. And before the moment of hesitation had given way to action a deed of Nature's own violence overwhelmed them both.
C. When my men come to release us you will wish, perhaps, that you were in a better plight than caught poaching on a neighbor's land, shame on you.
D. Lying here to-night thinking I've come to think we've been rather fools; there are better things in life than getting the better of a boundary dispute.