Riley swung down easily from the saddle, but when Jig dismounted his knees buckled
with weariness, and he slipped down on a rock.
Then the prince, after having buckled
his sword to his belt, ascended without accident.
But one sunset he had stopped at Lum Chapman's blacksmith- shop just as a big, black- haired fellow, with a pistol buckled
around him, was reeling away.