Through John's Eyes

Paperback | May 7, 2012

byHuntly Robertson

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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. 1921 Excerpt: ..."Can I really?" John said, full of joy. "And what about afterwards, Mum? I shall have to decide, for my voice won't last a fearful time. The Cherub's went quite suddenly, and of course he was far more highly trained than I am." "We shall have to talk that over. Is there anything particular you would like to do, darling?" "I know what I'd like" John said. And he did. He meant to do it too. "What's that, dearest boy?" "To stay on here till my voice breaks, and go to the College like the Cherub does. And I want to learn music." He said this firmly, for one must be firm. "My dear John, you have taken up this idea. I never imagined you were musical at all till you got into this choir." "Anyway I should like to try," John said, still firmly, "if you'll pay the fees. I won't begin and chuck it up--I promise I won't. I'll work hard. Heap'll teach me. And Mummy"--he was rather uncertain of his ground here--"I wanted to ask you if you thought I could see Hay sometimes." Mummy looked dubious. She did not answer at once. When she did, she said, "John, it's all so much more difficult than you think." "I know it is," John said, meaning to be sympathetic. "Dad--your--Hay's father said things that I can never, never forget, nor forgive. It isn't possible." "Poor old Mum," John said, and felt awkward. "So you see But I'll do what I can, darling. You shall see Hay if I can arrange it. And we'll see about the music and the College. I do want you to be happy." And she kissed him, and he let her. § On the/last Sunday in July P. D. wanted to go for a walk and came round to Loriston like a tornado. John didn't. He was reading T...

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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. 1921 Excerpt: ..."Can I really?" John said, full of joy. "And what about afterwards, Mum? I shall have to decide, for my voice won't last a fearf...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:May 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217902677

ISBN - 13:9780217902670

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