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Donalblane of Darien

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Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,073 / 67 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 430
Added to site: 2010.09.14 29001

he showed, and, after a brief silence, he got up, saying, "Well, well, we'll think about it--we'll think about it. Ye're owre young, maybe, to be leavin' your friends to gang among strangers; but ye're a likely lad, and it may go towards making a man of you. Say naething about it--do you hear?--for the present--not a word."

Donald promptly promised, and left his uncle with a heart full of hope. Only to the dominie did he mention the interview, and then for nearly a week he was kept on tenterhooks of anxiety.

In the meantime Mr. Blane conferred with Mr. Paterson, and having been assured by him that he would take a kindly interest in the boy, and allow him to return at the end of the year if he wished, he fully decided to let him go.

When this was communicated to Donald, he had great difficulty in restraining the impulse to give a great shout and fling his tam-o'-shanter to the ceiling, but by an heroic effort he kept himself in hand, and, after expressing his gratitude to his uncle, hurrie



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