Roy Blakeley's Bee-line Hike

Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,527 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.2
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Roy Blakeley
Downloads: 443
Added to site: 2008.04.06
mnybks.net#: 20507
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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---" the kid started.

"No, you don't," I said. "We go straight through the dentist's."

"If things get in our way we'll use resources, hey?" he piped up.

"We'll use dynamite," I said. "Scouts of the Silver Fox Patrol and Pee-wee Harris, First Bridgeboro, New Jersey, Troop B. S. A., all gather around your patrol leader and each give him six peanuts as a token of loyalty. That's the way the knights used to do in history----"

"It's a cinch being a patrol leader," Dorry said.

"Keep still," I told him, "and give me two more peanuts. Do you think I don't know how to count? Now all raise your hands and stick your thumbs in your ears while I say the vow. Ready? Go:

"Before the sun sinks in the sink to-morrow night, we, the members of the sterling silver triple-plated Fox Patrol will plant our patrol emblem under the branches of yonder popular tree, having taken a course due west from this swing seat on my porch, and turned neither to right nor left on the way

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