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Left Behind

or, Ten Days a Newsboy

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Author: James Otis (James Otis Kaler)
Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,575 / 123 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 912
Added to site: 2008.01.13 19675

case close together. He pulled the case a few inches aside--for it had been placed directly in front of the hogshead--and whispered,

"Get in, quick!"

Paul obeyed, hardly believing that this could be the real estate his companions had spoken of, and Ben followed him, pulling the box against the hogshead again so adroitly as to betoken considerable practice.

When one of the candles was lighted, and stuck into an empty ink-bottle that served as candlestick, Paul was able to see the interior, and he stared at it in surprise.

The case was evidently used as a place in which to keep their food, and as a sort of general storehouse, for an old coat was lying neatly folded up in one corner, and opposite it were several tin cans, all showing more or less marks of age, and in a battered condition.

The hogshead had been lined with old newspapers, and from the fact that quite a quantity of straw covered the bottom, it was easy to see that this was the sleeping-room.

"There!" said B



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