The Crimson Sweater

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 75,653 / 218 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 96
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 689
Added to site: 2010.08.14
mnybks.net#: 28711
Origin: gutenberg.org

There is not a dull page in this book. It is chiefly a story of athletics, but it is also a fine study of boy and girl life.

Show Excerpt

"Oh, I've been here two years." The knowledge lent a degree of assurance and he went on with less embarrassment. "I was a junior last year and couldn't play. You know, they won't let the juniors play football here. Mighty mean, I think, don't you?"

"Well, I don't know," answered Roy. "I played when I was twelve, but I guess it's pretty risky for a kid of that age to do it. How old are you?"

"Fourteen. Do you think I'll stand any show to get on the team?"

"Why not? You look pretty solid. Can you run?"

"Not very fast. Ferris said I wouldn't have any show at all and so I thought I'd ask you; you seemed to know about football."

"Did I? How could you tell?" asked Roy surprisedly.

"Oh, by the way you--went at it," answered the other vaguely.

"Oh, I see. Who's Ferris?"

"S-sh!" The small youth lowered his voice. "That's he next to you; Otto Ferris. He's trying for half-back. He almost made it last year."

"Is he on the crew?" asked Roy.

"Yes, Num

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Chess Strategy
by Edward Lasker
2012
by Mike Cooper
The Abysmal Brute
by Jack London
The Book of Sports
by William Martin
Games For All Occasions
by Mary E. Blain
Little Wars
by H.G. Wells
The Complete Golfer
by Harry Vardon
The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall
by Spencer Davenport
Games for Everybody
by May C. Hofmann

See more popular titles from this genre.