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1  John Thornton compressed his lips.
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2  John Thornton and Buck looked at each other.
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3  "And they told you true," John Thornton answered.
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4  Mercedes dried her eyes and looked at John Thornton.
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5  John Thornton was sitting near the edge, Buck at his shoulder.
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6  "You poor devil," said John Thornton, and Buck licked his hand.
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7  They seemed to share the kindliness and largeness of John Thornton.
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8  John Thornton stood over Buck, struggling to control himself, too convulsed with rage to speak.
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9  John Thornton was whittling the last touches on an axe-handle he had made from a stick of birch.
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10  But love that was feverish and burning, that was adoration, that was madness, it had taken John Thornton to arouse.
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11  But as often as he gained the soft unbroken earth and the green shade, the love for John Thornton drew him back to the fire again.
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12  And then, suddenly, without warning, uttering a cry that was inarticulate and more like the cry of an animal, John Thornton sprang upon the man who wielded the club.
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13  He was a thing of the wild, come in from the wild to sit by John Thornton's fire, rather than a dog of the soft Southland stamped with the marks of generations of civilization.
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14  With the dogs falling, Mercedes weeping and riding, Hal swearing innocuously, and Charles's eyes wistfully watering, they staggered into John Thornton's camp at the mouth of White River.
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15  When John Thornton froze his feet in the previous December his partners had made him comfortable and left him to get well, going on themselves up the river to get out a raft of saw-logs for Dawson.
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16  But in spite of this great love he bore John Thornton, which seemed to bespeak the soft civilizing influence, the strain of the primitive, which the Northland had aroused in him, remained alive and active.
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17  And often, such was the communion in which they lived, the strength of Buck's gaze would draw John Thornton's head around, and he would return the gaze, without speech, his heart shining out of his eyes as Buck's heart shone out.
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