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Strive and Thrive

or, Stories for the Example and Encouragement of the Young

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Author: Anonymous
Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,477 / 57 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.6
Downloads: 380
Added to site: 2011.07.16 30411

heir hands."

[Illustration: THE SCHOOL-ROOM.]

Nearly every boy in the room, large and small, raised one hand. Mr. Wise smiled, and said,--

"I am glad to see so many of you ready to oblige me, but three will be quite enough for the work; and I shall select from among you those whom I regard as the most trusty."

He then named Thomas Jones, George Evans, and James Black.

"James Black is not so old as many others here," he said, "but I think I can rely upon him to do what is right; and if any harm should happen, I know he will tell me the exact truth about it."

Mr. Wise then sent all the boys home, but the three whom he had chosen to remain; and after having given these last a few orders as to where they should put the keys, &c., he left them, jumped into the carriage, and was soon riding along at a swift rate to visit his sick friend.

The boys had begun to put away the things in nice order, when they heard a loud halloo. They turned to find out from w



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