ance toward the athletic field, half expecting to see the brown footballs hurtling up against the sky.
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“Well, kid, glad to get back?” he asked kindly.
The lad—he looked to be no more than twelve years of age—turned and glanced at the questioner shyly, bravely trying to summon a smile as he shook his head.
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“Well, buck up, Merrow; and never mind the ‘sir.’ I dare say you chaps are pretty comfortable in Merle, aren’t you?”
“Yes, s—, yes, 杭州滨江不正规Spa Mr. Vinton.”
“Oh, so you know me, do you?” laughed Dan. The boy nodded and smiled bashfully.
“I guess every fellow knows you,” he murmured.
“Well, don’t call me Mister, please. Where do you live when you’re at home?”
“Germantown, Pennsylvania, s—, I mean—”
“Well, that isn’t very far away, is it?” asked Dan cheerfully.
“N—no, not so very,” replied the other doubtfully.
“I should say not. I dare say you left home only three or four hours ago, eh?”
“Well, I started yesterday afternoon,” said Dan. “I had to come all the way from Ohio. That beats you, doesn’t it?”
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“And that beats me,” laughed Dan. “Well, here we are.” He took up his bag and clambered out. “Come over and see me this evening, Merrow, if you get too lonesome; 28 Clarke’s my room. Cheer up.”
He left his bag on the steps of Oxford while he sought the office to register.
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“Only a few. The next train will bring most of them. Nice weather we’re having.”
Dan agreed that it was and turned toward the door. But:
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“Yes, sir, Gerald Pennimore.”
“Exactly. Well—er—we want to
make young Pennimore’s stay with us as pleasant as possible, Vinton, and so—anything you can do to—er—smooth the way for him will be—er—appreciated at the Office.”
“Yes, sir. I’m going to try and look out