The Camera Fiend

The Camera Fiend

by Ernest William Hornung

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 08/03/2015

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A CONSCIENTIOUS ASS Pocket Upton had come down late and panting, in spite of his daily exemption from first school, and the postcard on his plate had taken away his remaining modicum of breath. He could have wept over it in open hall, and would probably have done so in the subsequent seclusion of his own study, had not an obvious way out of his difficulty been bothering him by that time almost as much as the difficulty itself. For it was not a very honest way, and the unfortunate Pocket had been called “a conscientious ass” by some of the nicest fellows in his house. Perhaps he deserved the epithet for going even as straight as he did to his house-master, who was discovered correcting proses with a blue pencil and a briar pipe. “Please, sir, Mr. Coverley can't have me, sir. He's got a case of chicken-pox, sir.” The boy produced the actual intimation in a few strokes of an honoured but laconic pen. The man poised his pencil and puffed his pipe. “Then you must come back to-night, and I'm just as glad. It's all nonsense your staying the night whenever you go up to see that doctor of yours
ISBN:
9781465548375
9781465548375
Category:
Fiction
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
08-03-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria

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