Fathers of Men Volume 2

Fathers of Men Volume 2

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... What's happened him?" asked Mulberry, suspiciously. "Never you mind. He can't come; that's good enough. But I've come instead--to settle up with you." "You have, have you?" "On the spot. Once for all." an slapped one of the pockets that could not be abolished in cricket trousers. It rang like a money-bag flung upon a counter. The reprobate looked impressed, but still suspicious about Evan. "He was to come here yesterday, and he never did." "It wasn't his fault; that's why I've come to-day." "I said I'd go in and report him to Mr. Thrale, if he slipped me up twice." "'Blab' was your word, Mulberry!" "Have you seen what I wrote?" "I happen to have got it in my pocket." Mulberry lurched a little nearer. an shook his head with a grin. "It may come in useful, Mulberry, if you ever get drunk enough to do as you threaten." "Useful, may it?" If the red eyes fixed on an had been capable of flashing, they would have done so now. They merely watered as though with blood. Till this moment man and boy had been only less preoccupied with the flies than with each other. Mulberry with the battered hat had vied with an and his handkerchief in keeping the little brutes at bay. But at this point the swollen sot allowed the flies to cover his hideousness like a spotted veil. It was only for seconds, yet to a it was almost proof that the scamp had something to fear, that his pressure on Evan was rather more than extortionate. His expressionless stare had turned suddenly expressive. That could not be the flies. Nor was it only what an thought it was....
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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689796X
  • 9781236897961