The Boys of Highfield, or the Hero of Chancery House (Classic Reprint)

The Boys of Highfield, or the Hero of Chancery House (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Boys of Highfield, or the Hero of Chancery House Today there was something unusual going on, for although it was now dusk, the boys remained talking together as if some important point had to be settled, which was both difficult and disagreeable. Presently a police sergeant appeared at the gate, and, opening it, walked directly towards the spot where the boys were assembled. As soon as the boys saw him coming, several whispered to Clement Brand, Now, Brand! You talk to him and Clement stepped forward as the spokesman of the club, to meet the representative of the law. Tall for his age, which was seventeen, Clement looked almost a young man, and, to judge from his bearing, he regarded him self as such. 'what is it, sergeant?' he inquired, in a pleasant voice, which betrayed no anxiety as to the interview. The police sergeant was a big man with a good-humoured face, and he knew every member of the club as well as they knew him. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243092768
  • 9780243092765