All Aboard; A Sequel To "the Boat Club" by Oliver OpticAll Aboard; A Sequel To "the Boat Club" by Oliver Optic

All Aboard; A Sequel To "the Boat Club"

byOliver Optic

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...him!" added Henry Brown. "So do I," reiterated Joseph Hooper. "How much do you pity him, fellows?"asked Tony, seating himself in his arm-chair. "So much that we would help him if we could," answered Henry. "You can help him." A deep silence ensued. "Have you the nerve to make a great sacrifice, Butterflies? " exclaimed Tony with energy. "We have." "I move you, Mr. Chairman, that our four hundred dollars be applied to the relief of Little Paul's father, "said Henry Brown, catching Tony's idea. "Second the motion," added Dick Chester, promptly. "Bravo!" shouted Tony, slapping the table with his fist. "That's what I call noble! But before we do it, just think what a fine thing the fleet would be. It is a great sacrifice." "Question!" called Joseph Hooper. "Think well, fellows," said Tony. "Any remarks upon the subject will be in order. It is a great question, and ought not to be hastily de cided. ' Question!" shouted the whole club, wildly. "Those in favor of applying the four hundred dollars to the relief of Mr. Munroe will signify it," said Tony. "All up!" "// is a unanimous vote t" CHAPTER XI. BETTER TO GIVE THAN RECEIVE. "all aboard!" shouted Tony, as soon as he had declared the vote: and the boys hurried into the boat to be in readiness to join the Zephyr, "which was already upon the lake. Tony's spirits were unusually buoyant. The sympathy and co-operation of the club in regard to Littte Paul's father was in the highest degree grateful to his feelings. Perhaps his companions did not so cheerfully resign the project of the fleet; perhaps they had acted upon the impulse of the moment; but they were all to experience the benefit of doing a good deed, and sacrificing their own gratification for the happiness of others. Tony felt better for...

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Title:All Aboard; A Sequel To "the Boat Club"Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217677592

ISBN - 13:9780217677592

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