Sturdy and Strong

How George Andrews Made His Way

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Author: G. A. Henty
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,836 / 199 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90
LoC Categories: PR, PZ
Downloads: 985
Added to site: 2010.10.07
mnybks.net#: 29197
Origin: gutenberg.org

The aim of tho story is to show how steadfastness, truth, and watchfulness may aid a lad to win his way through tho greatest difficulties and be of assistance to others in the endeavour.

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ew days he determined to look about him. Something might turn up. If it did not he would set about getting a place in earnest. He had crossed Waterloo Bridge, and, keeping straight on, found himself in Covent Garden, where he was astonished and delighted at the quantities of fruit, vegetables, and flowers.

Although he twice set out in different directions to explore the streets, he each time returned to Covent Garden. There were many lads of his own age playing about there, and he thought that from them he might get some hints as to how to set about earning a living. They looked ragged and poor enough, but they might be able to tell him something--about sleeping, for instance. For although before starting the idea of sleeping anywhere had seemed natural enough, it looked more formidable now that he was face to face with it.

Going to a cook-shop in a street off the market he bought two slices of plum-pudding. He rather grudged the twopence which he paid; but he felt that it might be well laid out

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