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The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall

Or, Great Days in School and Out

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,690 / 155 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.8
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Rushton Boys
Downloads: 510
Added to site: 2010.01.14
mnybks.net#: 26313
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Young Readers, Games
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d keeping him from getting into new ones.

At school, Fred was a leader both in study and sports. He was one of the best scholars in his class and it was his ambition to graduate at its head--an ambition that was in a fair way to be realized.

In the field of athletics, his unusual strength, both of body and will, made him easily the first among his companions. Tall, strong, self-reliant, with clear gray eyes that never flinched at any task set before him, the other boys admitted his leadership, though he never made any conscious claim to it.

He shone in football as the fastest and cleverest fullback that the school had known for years, and he had well earned his position as captain and pitcher of the baseball team.

With the boys trailing on in the rear, the coach had now nearly reached the bottom of the hill, and was gathering speed with every jump of the frightened horses. A man rushed out from a house beside the road and grabbed at the bridle of the gray, but was thrown to the gro

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