The Album for Home, School, and Play
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...The other boys were calling out, "Fight it out! Fight it out!" Frank was crying, and Harvey was stamping and declaring he would make Frank repent, when in came the master. He stopped the noise directly, and inquired what it all meant. He was very cross with Frank, and said that next day he must go without his luncheon and give it to Harvey. Frank cried as though he would not be able to live, if he could not have his dinner, but determined to ask his mother to give him two packets of luncheon. He did this, but it did not make any difference whatever, as it was all given to Harvey. THE FRENCH LESSON. "there, Gertie, that is where we are to begin, and go right on to 'a mon pere' on the next page," said Mattie, pointing to the place. "But, Mattie, what a long piece! I don't think we had as much last time; I'm sure we didn't. Why has she given us all that?" said Gertie. The "she" was Miss Smith, the teacher of the school. "Oh, I forgot to tell you, and of course you weren't there last French lesson. Well, we none of us knew it properly. I didn't know very much about it, because you didn't help me. I missed when it came to my turn, and then the question went right round the whole class, and nobody knew. Oh, you can't think how cross Miss Smith was. At first she declared we should all stop in; but afterwards relenting, she said we must do double work for next time." "Well," said Gertie, "I can't say I'm sorry I wasn't at school. We had better be careful and do our lesson well to-night, or I don't know what will happen." "Very well, do so; then you can help me a little, and I shall know it. Good-b)e! Call for me to-morrow, won't you?" called out Mattie as Gertie ran...
- 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
- 13 Sep 2013
- United States
- black & white illustrations