The Adventures of Bobby Orde

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Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,151 / 198 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,048
Added to site: 2008.05.18
mnybks.net#: 20932
Origin: gutenberg.org

The story of the Riverman's son Bobby--a more engaging little chap could hardly be found.

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a good-natured, short, dark man with a short, dark pipe, and the criss-cross floating sidewalks, and the men with long pike poles and shorter peavies moving here and there about their work. And he liked it.

But now the chore boy appeared to take charge of the horses. Mr. Orde lifted Bobby down, and immediately walked away with the River Boss, leaving with Bobby the parting injunction not to go out on the booms.

Bobby, left to himself, climbed laboriously, one steep step at a time, to the elevation of the roofless porch before the mess house. The floor he examined, as always, with the greatest interest. The sharp caulks of the rivermen's shoes had long since picked away the surface, leaving it pockmarked and uneven. Only the knots had resisted; and each of these now constituted a little hill above the surrounding plains, Bobby always wished that either his tin soldiers could be here or this well-ordered porch could be at home.

The sun proving hot, he peeped within the cook-house. There lo

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