You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: Betty Gordon at Boarding School The Treasure of Indian Chasm Author: Alice Emerson Release Date: November 27, 2003 EBook #10317 Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK BETTY GORDON AT BOARDING SCHOOL *** Produced by Juliet Sutherland, Mary Meehan and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team Betty Gordon at Boarding School OR The Treasure of Indian Chasm BY ALICE B. EMERSON 1921 CONTENTS I NEW PLANS II NORMA'S LETTER III SURPRISING BOB IV MORE GOOD-BYES V A REGULAR CROSS-PATCH VI FINE FEATHERS VII FUN AT FAIRFIELDS VIII TOO MUCH PARTY IX ADJUSTER TOMMY X SHADYSIDE SCHOOL XI FIRST IMPRESSIONS XII THE LOST TREASURE XIII THE MYSTERIOUS FOUR XIV A SATURDAY RACE XV NORMA MAKES REPAIRS XVI THE NUTTING PARTY XVII CAUGHT IN THE STORM XVIII LIBBIE'S SECRET XIX BOB'S SOLUTION XX THE SECOND DEGREE XXI DRAMATICS XXII ANOTHER MYSTERY XXIII JUST DESERTS XXIV BETTY GOES COASTING XXV THE TREASURE BETTY GORDON AT BOARDING SCHOOL CHAPTER I NEW PLANS "Me make you velly nice apple tart.
All temptations to envy and competition are shut out from his retreat; he is not pained with the sight of unattainable dignity, nor insulted with the bluster of insolence, or the smile of forced familiarity.
It was a buster!
It was still blowing hard, and through the open doorway I could see a thick cluster of mounted men, with plumes slanted and mantles flapping, the rain shining upon their shoulders.
(k.) In Idaho, those of the Poor Man in the Owyhee district, the principal veins of the Wood River region, the Ramshorn at Challis, the Custer and Charles Dickens, at Bonanza City, etc.
Lulu reappeared in the linen duster and a wide hat.
Each man knew that, shelter them as they would from observation, the sparks were almost certain to betray them; but although some rifles began at once to crack spasmodically and the bullets to whistle overhead, each man went on with the allotted program steadily, without haste and without fluster, devoting all their attention to the proper igniting of the bomb-fuses, and leaving what might follow to take care of itself.
Who, if his heart be not of steel or stone, Can read unmoved of Charley or of Jo; Of dear Miss Flite, who, though her wits be flown, Has kept a soul as pure as driven snow; Of the fierce "man from Shropshire" overthrown By Law's delays; of Caddy's inky woe; Or of the alternating fits and fluster That harass the unhappy slavey, Guster?
That I was capable to do you service, Was the most grateful Bounty Heaven allow'd me, And I no juster way could own that Blessing, Than to imploy the Gift for your repose.
of Italian libraries, he assisted his learned friends, Kuster, Le Clerc, Potter, Hudson, and Kennet, and other literary characters of that time, in their several pursuits.
While his vigorous, easily-read pages exert a healthy fascination, they are not illumined with the spiritual glow that sheds luster on the pages of the great Victorian moral teachers, like Carlyle and Ruskin.
There it stands, the symbol of decayed reputation, in its old age still retaining the primness of its youth; neither drooping in its infirmities under the weight of their burden, nor losing in its desertedness the fine lustre of its foliage; and in its disgrace still bearing itself proudly, as if conscious that its former honors were deserved, and not forgetting that dignity which becomes one who has fallen without dishonor.
"Monsieur Law, with the small force and the artillery which he could muster, bravely fought the English themselves, and for some time he made a shift to withstand their superiority.
But there is no space to tell the rest of the story of his adventures among the Bakhtiyari, of his copying of inscriptions, of his return to Baghdad and his decision to give up the plans of life in Ceylon, and of his return from Baghdad again to Shuster and Persepolis and other ancient cities of Persia, and his exploration of the Karun River and his geographical paper on the subject, his opening of British trade, and his return to Constantinople.
and "The Thruster's Song," have also been published in Baily's Magazine.