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The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy's Apprentice

Three Stories for Children

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Author: E.V. Lucas
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 18,850 / 58 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 343
Added to site: 2009.11.11
mnybks.net#: 25774
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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il and catch him,' said Toby. 'Else how are you going to hug him, Tilsa?'


VII

The two little explorers squeezed through the bars of the northern gate and for an hour or more hurried as fast as they could along the white road. They had no plan. All that Tilsa knew was that the Flamp lived somewhere in the mountains, but whether it was north or south, east or west, she could not say.

At the end of the second hour, Tilsa felt certain that it was time to leave the road, because day was not far off and they were very weary.

'Cheer up, Toby,' she said. 'We'll soon lie down and have some sleep. I'm going to shut my eyes and I want you to turn me round three times, and whichever way I walk then, that way we shall go.'

This was done, and Tilsa struck off to the left of the road into the plain. Then after walking for nearly an hour longer, they came to a little dell with a pool at the bottom and bushes growing on its sides, and here Tilsa stopped. The two children lay down togeth

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