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Tom Brown's School-Days, by an Old Boy [T. Hughes]. (Oxf. Ed.). (Paperback) Loot Price: R386 Discovery Miles 3 860
Tom Brown's School-Days, by an Old Boy [T. Hughes]. (Oxf. Ed.). (Paperback): Thomas Hughes
Tom Brown's School-Days, by an Old Boy [T. Hughes]. (Oxf. Ed.). (Paperback): Thomas Hughes

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Tom Brown's School-Days, by an Old Boy [T. Hughes]. (Oxf. Ed.). (Paperback)

Thomas Hughes

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX A CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS 'Wherein I speak] of most disastrous chances, Of moving accidents by flood and field, Of hair-breadth 'scapes.' Shakespeare. When Tom came back into school after a couple of days in the sick-room, he found matters much changed for the better, as East had led him to expect. Flashman's brutality had disgusted even most of his intimate friends, and his cowardice had once more been made plain to the House; for Diggs had encountered him on the morning after the lottery, and after high words on both sides, had struck him, and the blow was not returned. However, Flashey was not unused to this sort of thing, and had lived through as awkward affairs before, and, as Diggs had said, fed and toadied himself back into favour again. Two or three of the boys who had helped to roast Tom came up and begged his pardon, and thanked him for not telling anything. Morgan sent for him, and was inclined to take the matter up warmly, but Tom begged him not to do it; to which he agreed, on Tom's promising to come to him at once in future--a promise which I regret to say he didn't keep. Tom kept Harkaway all to himself, and won the second prize in the lottery, some thirty shillings, which he and East contrived to spend in RULE-BREAKING 195 about three days, in the purchase of pictures for their study, two new bats and a cricket-ball, all the best that could be got, and a supper of sausages, kidneys, and beef-steak pies to all the rebels. Light come, light go; they wouldn't have been comfortable with money in their pockets in the middle of the half. The embers of Flashman's wrath, however, were still smouldering, and burst out every now and then in sly blows and taunts, and they both felt that they hadn't quite done with him yet. It wasn't long, however, ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Thomas Hughes
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 100
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-85847-5
Barcode: 9781150858475
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-85847-8

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