Lonesome Dove - Part 1: Chapters 7-9 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapters 7-9 Summary

Jake and Gus go out to the spring house, where Gus retrieves his jug and hands it to Jake. He amuses himself thinking about how Call will feel when he comes back to the house at lunch time and finds them both drunk. They talk about Clara, reminiscing about the one that got away, and about her husband Bob Allen, a horse trader of some repute. Gus is jealous that Jake might have seen her, but he tells Gus that he barely had time to say hello. Gus and Jake drink until Jake falls asleep in the shade behind the spring house, and Gus decides he should get over to see Lorie while he still can. It's only a matter of time before Jake and Lorie meet. Gus knows Jake will use those big eyes of his on Lorie...

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