Jink's inside

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byHarriet Malone Hobson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER NINE Jinks sat in the back, of the big delivery wagon one afternoon, his swinging feet keeping perfect time to the song he was singing. He and Jake, the driver, had become the most devoted friends, and the brown head of the dog and the red one of the boy were usually seen bobbing about close to Jake's mop of shaggy tow as the wagon made its daily rounds through the city. Only a few days had gone by since the morning the boys had robbed the wagon, but Jinks was not thinking of that now,--in fact, he was not thinking of anything. He was just happy,--all the way through, and clasping the curly brown dog close in his arms he swung his feet and sang his song, his heels going faster and faster as the clear, ringing tones of his voice rose higher and sweeter in the cold air. Jinks had been sitting in the back of the wagon about ten minutes when he turned his head quickly, the movement caused by the strange feeling that comes from an intuitive knowledge that one is being stared at. Sure enough, in a doorway across the Alley stood Tommy Bates, his dirty face all a-beam, his eyes twinkling, his hand beckoning. He and Jinks had visited very amicably on the rear steps each day since the morning the wagon had been robbed, though Tommy had refused stubbornly to enter the store, skurrying away like a frightened animal at the slightest hint of Peter's approach. Now each boy bestowed upon the other a broad grin of good fellowship. "Hello, Tommy!" Jinks cried, bringing his song to an abrupt close and preparing to leap to the ground. "Come on over!" invited Tommy in a piercing whisper through the hole where his front teeth once had been, but were no longer. "Just you come a-hiking, for I've got something to show you, and something to tell, too!" "What is it?" demand...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER NINE Jinks sat in the back, of the big delivery wagon one afternoon, his swinging feet keeping perfect time to the son...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217854184

ISBN - 13:9780217854184

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