The Varmint

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Author: Owen Johnson
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,061 / 224 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 633
Added to site: 2008.05.01
mnybks.net#: 20718
Origin: gutenberg.org

As vivid an appreciation of the combination of blind loyalties, hobbledehoy humors, brutalities and shamefaced gleams of sentiment making up boy nature as The Prodigious Hickey.

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ian of the steps.

"I'm the new boy," said Stover in a gentle voice.

"The what?"

"The new boy."

"Impossible!"

"He's not!"

"New boys always say 'sir,' and take off their hats politely."

The White Mountain Canary looked at Tough McCarty, who solemnly interrogated the Coffee-colored Angel, who shook his head in utter disbelief and said:

"I don't believe it. It's a blind. I wouldn't let him in the house."

"Please, sir," said Stover hastily, doffing his derby, "I am."

"Prove it," said a voice behind him.

"Say, I'm not as green as all that."

Stover smiled a sickly smile, shifted from foot to foot and glanced hopefully at his fellow-imps to surprise a look of amusement. But as every face remained blank, serious and extremely critical, the smile disappeared in a twinkling and his glance went abruptly to his toes.

"He certainly should prove it," said the Coffee-colored Angel anxiously. "Can you prove it?"

Stover gingerly p

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