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Brite and Fair

A Sequel to The Real Diary of a Real Boy

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Author: Henry A. Shute
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,460 / 174 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 746
Added to site: 2008.08.18
mnybks.net#: 21760
Origin: gutenberg.org

Continues The real diary of a real boy. Plupy tells of his adventures with Beany and Pewt at school and at the church fair and of "the terrible three" who terrorize the town. Will amuse adults who enjoy stories of the Tom Sawyer type.

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. i bet we will ketch her. we bated it with a peace of pikerel.

June 17, 186---Gosh what do you think. we have caugt that cat. this morning i went to the hencoop and the trap was sprung. when i shook it a little i cood hear the old cat growl and spitt. so i nailed the cover down so he coodent get out and gess what we done with him. tonite after dark we carried the box to the deepo and put him on the nite fraight trane for Haverhill. nobody see us. we wated till the trane started and then went home. Pewt wanted to drownd the old cat but i thougt if we did i wood have to lie about it and while i can lie good if i have to i had ruther not. and it wood be eesier to say i dident know ehere the cat was peraps it wood be in Haverhill and peraps in Boston.

June 18, 186---brite and fair. Gosh what do you think. the first thing i see this morning was that old cat setting on Mis Dires steps. i thougt she must have comeway back from Haverhill but after breckfast old mother Moulton come over and asted me if

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