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More than once during the following few days, Stratton was forced to a grudging1 admiration2, of Tex Lynch;s cleverness. Even knowing what he did, he failed to detect the slightest sign in either the foreman or his men that they were waiting expectantly for something to happen. The only significant feature was their marked avoidance of the middle pasture. This might readily be accounted for by the fact that the work now lay on the other side of the outfit3, but Buck4 was convinced that their real purpose was to allow the blackleg scourge5 to gain as great a hold as possible on Shoe-Bar cattle before its discovery.The cold-blooded brutality6 of that quiescence7 made Stratton furious, but it also brought home more effectually than ever the nature of the men he had to deal with. They were evidently the sort to stop at nothing, and Buck had moments of wondering whether or not he was proceeding8 in the right way to uncover the mystery of their motive9.So far he had really accomplished10 very little. The unabated watchfulness11 of the crowd so hedged in and hampered12 him that it was quite impossible to do any extended investigating. He still had the power of ending the whole affair at any moment and clearing the ranch13 of the entire gang. But aside from his unwillingness14 to humiliate15 Mary Thorne, he realized that this would not necessarily accomplish what he wanted. 2021-06-15 02:22:16