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Cold Mountain Chapter Summary & Analysis - "To Live Like a Gamecock" Summary

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"To Live Like a Gamecock" Summary

Inman and Veasey find a crosscut saw, which Veasey figures he can sell profitably. Veasey reminds Inman of God's use of fire and flood to show God has no great respect for personal property. It just distracts from the grand view. Inman finds this odd in someone who shows remnants of so many beatings. Veasey admits he has deserved them but intends to take no more. Inman tells him a Colt is too big to draw fast. They are hailed by a man named Junior, standing over the swollen carcass of a great black bull lying in a creek. Junior lives downstream and has come looking for why his water tastes rank. He has the eyes of a raptor and the mouth of a fish. Beside him he has a sawed-off shotgun. The three cannot budge the...

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