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- Software type: Microsoft Framwork
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But Ralph only sighedit was all very well for Anne to talk!"It sarves un right," said Ginner.
"What'll Handshut think it?"
"Are you striving to recollect?" asked Sir Robert, without any symptoms of anger.
None of them saw or heard Reuben's entrance, and at that moment they all burst into a hymn:
I wonder if you would do a book-plate for me, Miss Propert, he said. I should like to have a book-plate for my library.However, though he was a great trouble to his father, he was not so irritating as Richard. He had the advantage that one could lay hands on him and vent one's fury in blows, but Richard had an extraordinary knack of keeping just on the safe side of vengeance. For one thing he was the best educated of all Reuben's children, and the result of education had been not so much to fill his mind as to sharpen his wits to a formidable extent. For another, he loathed to be beaten, and used all his ingenuity to avoid it. Reuben could flog Albert for going off to the Moor when he was told to clean out the pigsties, but he could not flog Richard for being sick at his first spadeful. As a matter of fact he did actually perpetrate this cruelty when Richard's squeamishness caused him any gross inconvenience, but there was no denying that the boy was on the whole successful in avoiding his dues.