Out on the Pampas

The Young Settlers

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Author: G. A. Henty
Published: 1871
Language: English
Wordcount: 90,095 / 248 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 918
Added to site: 2009.10.01
mnybks.net#: 25431
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Adventure
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the week after their father had first told them of his intention, they had set-to regularly at the work he had laid down for them. They rose every morning at five, had a slice of bread and a cup of milk, and were off to the gardener's, where they worked hard until half-past eight. Mr. Hardy had requested that they should be specially instructed in the raising of vegetables, and in the planting and pruning of fruit-trees. The culture of flowers could be of no utility. The digging made the boys' backs ache at first, and blistered their hands, but they stuck to it manfully, and soon became accustomed to the work, returning to breakfast with glowing cheeks and tremendous appetites.

In the afternoon they might be seen in the carpenter's shop with their coats and waistcoats off, working away with saw or plane.

Although both made good progress in both pursuits, yet their tastes differed; Charley preferring the carpentering, while Hubert was the gardener's most promising pupil. The former was therefore

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