Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Haviland's Chum

Cover image for


Author: Bertram Mitford
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 56,693 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 604
Added to site: 2010.06.21 28250

ho stood certain to be deprived of it--the headmaster proceeded:

"Harris and Finch, I shall flog you both to-morrow morning after divinity lesson, and I may add that any boy reported to me for the same offence will certainly receive the same treatment. As for you, Haviland," handing him the slip of paper on which he had been writing, "you will post this upon the board. And I warn you that any further dereliction of duty on your part brought to my notice will entail very much more severe consequences."

Mechanically Haviland took the paper, containing of course the notice of his suspension, and could hardly believe his eyes. This is what he read:

"Haviland. Prefect.

"Fifteen hundred lines (of Virgil). For gross neglect of duty. Gated till done.

"Nicholas Bowen, D.D., Headmaster."

The great bound of relief evolved by the respite of the heavier penalty was succeeded in his mind by resentment and disgust as he realised the magnitude of this really formidable imposition. Th



Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Maria La Serra
Maria La Serra believes in love and serendipity. She also believes in creating novels that are a bit different from the regular, run-of-the-mill books that readers have become accustomed to. As our author of the day, La Serra chats with us about her debut work, The Proverbial Mr. Universe, fashion design and serendipity.
Read full interview...