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A Tale Of The Summer Holidays

Auhtor: G Mockler

Language: english

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Review by Stephen M. Charme, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Tale Of The Summer Holidays':

... of paper and a pencil before her, and a glass of water at her elbow. Good-morning, she said, rising and shaking hands with them all round. ...
... have you been up to? I know, he said, catching sight of the tumbler now really empty at last in Drusie's hand. A secret meeting. You might have ...
... a very big party of rabbits that went with them. But as Jumbo followed a great deal better than many dogs do, and as all the other rabbits followed ...
... his ear that was not quite so playful. Toby gave a loud squeak of pain, and Jumbo, afraid perhaps that he might receive a bite in return, jumped through ...
... up and down between the island and the bank, ready, if he showed the least sign of taking to the water again, to pursue him. But Jumbo had had ...
... gamekeeper] Captain Grey hasn't any children, Drusie said. I heard nurse say so. Then perhaps he is staying there on a visit, Jim ...
... airs that they had all been giving themselves. Then, looking round to see that he was not being followed, he made his way to a hiding-place ...
... the same extent as Hal, it followed that none of them held the fort as well as he did, or made such a good fight of it. Superintended by Drusie, ...
... did not produce as much effect as he had anticipated. Who is Dodds Major? Drusie asked. Oh, how stupid you are! Hal cried Why, I have ...
... should venture to address him in that imperious way, they crept up to the edge of the wood, and became silent spectators of what was going on. ...
... it. It is wonderful how silly kids can be, said Dodds gravely. But, look here are you coming or are you not? For, if you are not, I shall ...
... you one bit. I know quite well that boys must have a great deal to do with their money at school. At that Hal got rather red. He remembered the ...
... up the packet. I will have just one, he said, and then go and play with them. One proved to be a cigarette, for cigarettes were what ...
... limping somewhat from his fall, joined them. That lasso is a splendid idea, said Drusie enthusiastically. I wonder how Hal ever came to ...
... same time, the strain on the ropes relaxed. Jim and Helen did not lose a second in taking advantage of this, and, slipping back the running knots, ...
... sally after sally against the fort. But the aim of the lassos was so deadly, and the hailstorm of bullets so incessant, that time after time ...
... as he pulled him in. Even in that moment of bitter humiliation Tommy gave a start of surprise as he recognized his captor. Drusie was right, for ...
... to bring up the water-barrel, pump it full from the stream, fit the biggest hose to it, and let fly into the fort. His four soldiers held their ...
... sprang on to the roof, and, regardless of the fact that he was exposing himself recklessly, took up his stand by the flagstaff, and, throwing ...
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