Sandy Sawyer; Sophomore

Sandy Sawyer; Sophomore

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...within, muttering pettishly: "Nine sacks o' bran an' seven sacks o' gluten, or was it t'other way round? Drat it, they ought to wrote it down on a piece 0' paper. I ain't got no head for figgers." Sandy chuckled as the deacon, he of the morning's encounter, brushed past and entered the store. Presently there floated out a few fragments of excited argument, in which the voice of William was high-keyed and plaintive. It sounded as if he were being worsted in debate, and Sandy hastily reinforced him. The proprietor of the store, a tubby, rosy little man, was saying: "I'd let you have the grain, Bill, but Deacon Todd, here, he owns an interest in my business, you know that, and he's put his foot down. You heard him say it." Bill goggled helplessly and turned to Sandy, who was about to debate the question when Deacon Todd spoke up with a most malevolent grimace: "The smart young lawyer feller again, hey? Two can play at your game, hee! hee! You tell Mrs. Moorhouse that she'd better pay her feed bill. Put that in your pipe an' smoke it. Don't like takin' a dose of your own medicine, do ye?" The loungers had drifted inside and an uproarious gufiaw greeted this home-thrust. Sandy Sawyer's blood boiled. The affront was so personal and so public that his own reputation seemed at stake. The provocation instantly goaded him into such a mood as had inspired him to promise his class a "cut" in Professor Hamilton Warwick's Egyptology course on the day of the circus parade. More than this, Mrs. Moorhouse and her daughter had been subjected to a hateful humiliation and he was in a blaze of resentment on their account....show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753534
  • 9781236753533