How Jack Got Into Trouble; Or, Lost and Found, by the Author of 'Janet Cameron'

How Jack Got Into Trouble; Or, Lost and Found, by the Author of 'Janet Cameron'

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ... from her he learnt the name of the woman who came out of the field and had seen the whole affair. He did not rest till he saw the woman, who gave the same account as Annie and the little boy. Mrs. Smith talked of Phil to Sir Charles, who thus felt interested for him, and sorry that he should have been allowed to go away in disgrace, when he ought to have been rewarded for his courage and presence of mind in stopping the horse, and for saving the life of his child. "The boy would make a good sailor," he said. "That's what he would like to be, sir," Mrs. Smith answered; "but I am afraid he has got amongst the wrong sort." She still hoped, however, he might return, and was to let Sir Charles know if he did. But a few days later, as Mrs. Smith was walking in on Sunday to church at Little Mudford, she was stopped by the woman at the turnpike near the village, who told her that a man with a fish-cart from Mudford had left a message for Mrs. Smith, to be given her by the first chance, to say that Philip Redstone sent his duty to her, and that he had got a job down the coast, and that she was not to wish for him back, or trouble to think on him. Mrs. Smith was very sorry, and went sadly on to church; but she did think on poor Phil, and remembered him, with her own boy, in her prayers. CHAPTER V. HEN Jack began his new life at the French farm, he felt quite bewildered; scarcely sure that he had not been dead and buried, and had waked up again in another world. The two days that had passed since he left home seemed like years. The old people could only make him understand by signs, and as for speaking to them, he might as well have been dumb. His only comfort was Toto, who never left him. He was a gentle, little dog, and...
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506014
  • 9781236506016