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The Peril Finders
The speaker, a sturdy-looking, sun-tanned man, seated upon a home-made stool at a rough home-made table in a home-made house of rugged, coarsely-sawn boards, with an open roof covered in with what one of the boys had called wooden slates, had looked up from his writing, and as he spoke carefully wiped his penfor pens were scarceand corked the little stone bottle of ink so that it should not evaporate in the super-heated atmosphere, before it was wanted again for the writing of one of the rare letters dispatched to England, these being few, the writer preferring to wait till the much-talked-of better days camethe days for which they had been patiently waiting five years. The boys spoke out together then, and muddled or blurred their reply, for one said, No, fa, being his shortening of father, and the other cried, No, sir, both looking indignant at the suggestion. What have you been doing, then? ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25429
Author: Fenn, George Manville
Release Date: May 11, 2008
Illustrator: Piffard, Harold, 1867-1938
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