The Manor House School

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Author: Angela Brazil
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,239 / 159 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 856
Added to site: 2009.05.27
mnybks.net#: 24286
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers

"One of the best stories for girls we have seen for a long time."—Literary World.

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ermission in the presence of their parents or teachers, and they were beaten for the slightest offences. Don't you remember that even poor Lady Jane Grey was punished with 'nips, bobs, and pinches'; and little Edward VI had his whipping-boy, to receive the blows which it was not considered seemly to bestow upon his own princely person!"

"Had the other boy to be whipped for what the king had done? How horribly unfair!" said Beryl Austen.

"Yes, their ideas of justice were rather different from ours. They would have thought present-day children absolutely spoilt. The girls who perhaps may have done lessons in this room three hundred years ago would not learn them so easily and pleasantly as you are going to do this morning. Fetch the geology books, Beryl. We must go on with modern work, in spite of our ancient surroundings."

CHAPTER II

An Interesting Stranger

Among all Miss Russell's thirty pupils you could not have f

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