The Rover Boy's on the Farm or Last Days at Putnam Hall

The Rover Boy's on the Farm or Last Days at Putnam Hall

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... story. "We ought to tell Captain Putnam and spoil things for them." "That won't do us any good, Nick," answered the bully. "The captain thinks too much of the Rovers--he wouldn't punish them much, especially as this is their last term here. I'll think up something else. I want to do something to 'em that they will remember as long as they live." "You seem to be extra bitter against the Rovers since you got back from Ithaca," said Pell, curiously. "Am I? Well, I have good cause to be bitter," growled Tad Sobber. "Just let me put on my thinking cap, and I'll fix 'em, and don't you forget it!" That night the bully asked for permission to go to Cedarville on important business. He went alone, and once in the town hurried directly to the museum already mentioned. The proprietor had done little or no business in the village and was about to move to another place. When Tad Sobber returned to Putnam Hall he carried under his arm a heavy pasteboard box which he carried with great care. This box he hid away in a corner of the barn, among some loose hay. "I'm ready to fix the Rovers now," he told Nick Pell. "Keep your mouth shut but your eyes wide open." "What are you going to do?" "Just wait and see." At the appointed time the Rovers and their chums assembled in the dormitory for the feast. A large quantity of good things had been procured, including chicken sandwiches, cake, oranges and lemonade. Tom had even had a dealer in Cedarville pack him up several bricks of ice-cream, and these now rested in some cracked ice in a washbowl. "Say, but this is a touch of old times," said Sam. "Do you remember the first feast we had here, when...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236927753
  • 9781236927750