Magazine for the Young. 1875

Magazine for the Young. 1875

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...Drake, will you, that we four in this room have come home from a long walk very wet, and we shall be much obliged if he will excuse us from prayers; we think it will be better to go to bed at once." " A good thing that you are come home," I said. " Scott was getting in a fine funk. I've just been to tell Slade you were missing. I must run and say you are found, for he was vexed at being disturbed about you." " All right, youngster; and j ust give my compliments to Master George, and ask him if he ever heard of the man in Dublin. Don't stare like a young donkey; he will understand, if you don't. And I say, my child, take a hint yourself, and learn to make your fortune by minding your own business." I always disliked Thorpe, and you may be sure I felt very indignant, but I ran back to tell Slade. He just lifted his head a moment. " All right," he said, and just then the prayer-bell rang. "Make my compliments to Mr. Drake, Theo," he added," and say I hope he won't mind my staying away from prayers to-night. I really am busy; and I say, boy, when you come up to bed go to Richard's's study and bring me his Roman Antiquities. It is the third book from the door on the second shelf; he's a famous fellow for order is Dicks." Mr. Drake received both messages very graciously. " However busy Mr. Slade is," he remarked," he never forgets he is a gentleman." And indeed this was true. I liked Slade, and was always pleased if I could do anything for him, so as soon as prayers were over I rushed to Bichards's study; it was on an upper landing, and the window looked into the back garden. I had no candle, and the lamp in the passage was very low. I drew aside the blind that I might see by the light of the moon that I had the right book. I little thought...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236670000
  • 9781236670007