Captain Sam: Or, The Boy Scouts of 1814

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1876 - Adventure stories - 212 pages

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Page 142 - At this point the conversation was interrupted by the sudden appearance of a canoe's bow in their midst.
Page 33 - ... so much and needs filling. They fill it as they would fill the meal-bag, for the sake of the meal and without a thought of the bag. In fact a boy's mind is more like the boy himself. It will not do to try to make a man out of him by stuffing meat and bread down his throat. The meat and bread fill him very quickly, but he isn't fully-grown when he is full.
Page 77 - The square described on the hypothenuse of a rightangled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides.

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