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The Madcap of the School   By: (1868-1947)

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THE MADCAP OF THE SCHOOL

BLACKIE & SON LIMITED

50 Old Bailey, LONDON

17 Stanhope Street, GLASGOW

BLACKIE & SON (INDIA) LIMITED

Warwick House, Fort Street, BOMBAY

BLACKIE & SON (CANADA) LIMITED

1118 Bay Street, TORONTO

[Illustration: "THE GIRLS PUT THEIR UNITED LUNG POWER INTO THE LOUDEST HALLOO OF WHICH THEY WERE CAPABLE" (Page 198)]

THE

MADCAP OF THE SCHOOL

By

ANGELA BRAZIL

Author of "The Luckiest Girl in the School" "The Jolliest Term on Record" "For the Sake of the School" &c. &c.

Illustrated by Balliol Salmon

BLACKIE & SON LIMITED

London and Glasgow

By Angela Brazil

My Own Schooldays.

Ruth of St. Ronan's. Joan's Best Chum. Captain Peggie. Schoolgirl Kitty. The School in the South. Monitress Merle. Loyal to the School. A Fortunate Term. A Popular Schoolgirl. The Princess of the School. A Harum Scarum Schoolgirl. The Head Girl at the Gables. A Patriotic Schoolgirl. For the School Colours. The Madcap of the School. The Luckiest Girl in the School. The Jolliest Term on Record. The Girls of St. Cyprian's. The Youngest Girl in the Fifth. The New Girl at St. Chad's. For the Sake of the School. The School by the Sea. The Leader of the Lower School. A Pair of Schoolgirls. A Fourth Form Friendship. The Manor House School. The Nicest Girl in the School. The Third Form at Miss Kaye's. The Fortunes of Philippa.

Printed in Great Britain by Blackie & Son, Ltd. Glasgow

CONTENTS

Chap. Page I. The Moated Grange 9 II. The Mystic Seven 21 III. The Limberlost 38 IV. Raymonde Explores 51 V. Fifth Form Tactics 59 VI. A Midnight Scare 67 VII. The Crystal Gazers 78 VIII. The Beano 91 IX. A Week on the Land 107 X. The Campers 115 XI. Canteen Assistants 124 XII. Amateur Detectives 137 XIII. Camp Hospitality 153 XIV. Concerns Cynthia 165 XV. On the River 173 XVI. Marooned 188 XVII. The Fossil Hunters 202 XVIII. Mademoiselle 216 XIX. A Mysterious Happening 227 XX. The Coon Concert 238 XXI. The Blinded Soldiers' Fund 253 XXII. An Accusation 264 XXIII. A Mystery Unravelled 275

ILLUSTRATIONS

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"The girls put their united lung power into the loudest halloo of which they were capable" Frontispiece

"The passage was very dark, but Morvyth had brought her electric torch" 80

"Raymonde drew a long breath of intense relief, and peeped out" 152

"'Gracious, girl! Turn off the waterworks!'" 176

"Fauvette in particular looked ravishingly pretty" 184

"The door opened with a forcible jerk, and a stranger entered" 280

THE MADCAP OF THE SCHOOL

CHAPTER I

THE MOATED GRANGE

"Here they are!"

"Not really!"

"It is, I tell you!"

"Jubilate! You're right, old sport! Scooterons nous this very sec! Quick! Hurry! Stir your old bones, can't you?"

The two girls, who had been standing in the ruined watch tower that spanned the gateway, tore down the broken corkscrew staircase at a speed calculated to imperil their necks seriously, and reached the bottom at the identical moment that a motor char à banc rounded the corner and drew up in front of the entrance... Continue reading book >>




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