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The Rover Boys at School

The Cadets of Putnam Hall

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Author: Edward Stratemeyer (Arthur M. Winfield)
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,678 / 148 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.9
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Rover Boys
Downloads: 1,352
Added to site: 2007.07.21
mnybks.net#: 17693
Origin: gutenberg.org
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two ditches with the agility of a pair of deer, and tearing through the small brush beyond regardless of the briers and the rents their nether garments might sustain. At first Tom took the lead, but Sam speedily overhauled and then passed him.

"It's no use--you always could outrun me," panted Tom, as he came to a stop when Sam crossed the footpath ten yards ahead of him. "I can't understand it either. My legs are just as long as yours, and my lungs just as big, too, I think."

"You want to do your running scientifically, Tom. That athletic instructor in New York--"

"Oh, bother your scientific things, Sam! Uncle gives us enough of that, so don't you start in. I wonder if Dick has got a letter from Larry Colby? He promised to write last week. He is going to a boarding school soon."

"We'll know in a few minutes. I wonder where Larry--Gracious, listen!"

Sam broke off short, as a loud cry for help reached their ears. It came from the footpath, at a point where it ran through a gro

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