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The Story of Baden-Powell

'The Wolf That Never Sleeps'

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Author: Harold Begbie
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,174 / 121 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.8
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 824
Added to site: 2005.12.14 11943
Genres: Biography, War

Biography of the founder of the Boy Scouts.

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anting to know," and there was almost as much eagerness on the little chap's part to be able to decline mensa and conjugate amo as he evinced in competing with his brothers in their sports and games. Such was his gentle, placid nature that the tutor who looked after his work loved to talk with people about his charge, never tiring in reciting little instances of the boy's delicacy of feeling and his intense eagerness to learn. Mark well, Smith minor, that this is no little Paul Dombey of whom you are reading. B.-P., so far as I can discover, never heard in the tumbling of foam-crested waves on the level sands of the sea-shore any mysterious message to his individual soul from the spirit world. He was full of fun, full of the joy of life, and as "keen as mustard" on adventures of any kind. His fun, however, was of the innocent order. He was not like Cruel Frederick in Struwwelpeter, who (the little beast!) delighted in tearing the wings from flies and hurling brickbats at starving ca



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