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Nan Sherwood's Winter Holidays

Rescuing the Runaways

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Author: Annie Roe Carr
Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 51,798 / 156 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 826
Added to site: 2004.07.04 8695
Genre: Young Readers

"rascal" was more than she could tamely hear.

"I do not know what you mean, sir," she said earnestly. "But if you really know my father, you know that what you say of him is wrong. He is not a rascal."

"I say he is!" ejaculated the man with the grouch.

Here Professor Krenner interfered, and he spoke quite sharply.

"You've said enough, Bulson. Are you hurt?"

"I don't know," grumbled the fat man.

"He can't tell till he's seen his lawyer," whispered Laura Polk, beginning to giggle.

"Are any of you girls hurt?" queried the professor, his red and white cap awry.

"I don't think so, Professor," Bess replied. "Only Nan's feelings. That man ought to be ashamed of himself for speaking so of Mr. Sherwood."

"Oh, I know what I'm talking about!" cried the fat man, blusteringly.

"Then you can tell it all to me, Ravell Bulson," bruskly interposed the professor again. "Come along to my cabin and I'll fix you up. Mrs. Gleason has arrived at the top of the hill and she will take charge of



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