Virginian, The

Virginian, The

up-and-coming cowpuncher defends his honor, espouses justice, and gains responsibility and a bride. [Am. Lit.: The Virginian in Magill I, 1072]
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It was noticed, with an ungenerous bitterness of feeling, that the four gentlemen--the Virginian, the British officer, the young clergyman, and the Governor's secretary--who had been her most devoted attendants on the evening of the ball, were the foremost of whom the plague stroke fell.
has purchased three Virginia weeklies, the Central Virginian, the Goochland Courier and The Herald-Progress from CV Corp.