Runner of the Mountain Tops
Louis was ten years old this spring, and when the fall vacation was over he must enter a real school. They had done well by him at home. He had all the strength that those earlier frail children had lacked, his mother's heart was at rest about his health. Now he must have the stronger meat which his mind craved. She called to him when he left the study.
"Louis, my son, would you like to enter the College of Bienne when it opens again?"
Louis flung his arms around his mother's waist. "Ah, ma mre, I would like it better than anything