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Excerpt from These LynnekersYou might tell young Dickie I want him, Latimer said. Hes in the stable, making a rabbit-hutch.Im going the other way. Adelas errand was too important to be postponed by carrying messages between her youngerMoreExcerpt from These LynnekersYou might tell young Dickie I want him, Latimer said. Hes in the stable, making a rabbit-hutch.Im going the other way. Adelas errand was too important to be postponed by carrying messages between her younger brothers- and the stables were at least fifty yards in the wrong direction. Im taking this soup to old Mrs. Oliver, she explained. I shall be going out by the top gate.Latimer grudgingly conceded the importance of the can his sister exhibited. Im swatting up these beastly maths for my scholarship, he said, dropping from the urgency of his first command.Adela at seventeen had developed a difficult independence. As her skirts grew longer and her hair crept up by slow stages, so that now the tail of it hung scarcely lower than the collar of her braided jacket, she had come to exhibit an incomprehensible contrariety. Even Edward, two years her senior, dignified by the fact that he had left school last term and was going up to Cambridge in October, found that diplomacy had to take the place of command. Adela was, according to Edward, evolving a temperament. She was learning to play the organ and had already publicly performed Hills March as a voluntary after evening service.Awful swat, Latimer continued, tactfully working upon his sisters sympathies. Im no earthly good at maths, but I have to get up enough just to pass in em. And I wanted young Dickie to explain something.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.