The Grammar School Boys Snowbound

or, Dick & Co. at Winter Sports

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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 52,134 / 157 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 94.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 675
Added to site: 2007.03.11
mnybks.net#: 16249
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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r the hole for a roof. Then they piled dirt back on top of the boards, and on top of the dirt they laid the sods that they first dug up. At a corner in one end the fellows left a square hole in the roof, to use for an entrance. For a door they made a square board cover to fit over the entrance hole. At the upper end of the cave they dug into the dirt wall and made a stove. They dug another hole down from above to connect with it, and that made a dandy stove and chimney. My cousin and his chums used to do a lot of cooking there. Then they laid down more old boards to make a floor, and boarded most of the wall space, too. Last of all, they took up an old table and old chairs, and they had just a dandy camp! Say, fellows, why couldn't we have a camp like that?"

"It would do all right for springtime," declared Tom Reade, "but we couldn't work it in winter."

"Why not?" challenged Dan.

"Not unless, Danny, you want to be the strong man who's going to dig down into the ground through two or three

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