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Within the Capes

Howard Pyle

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .Presently he stopped in front of his mother.

“Yes, mother,” said he, “I’ll go on the stage to-morrow morning. There’s no use putting it off any longer, and I’d be a coward to do so.”

Then his mother put her handkerchief to her face, and the tears that she was keeping back came very freely.

The next morning at half-past seven o’clock Tom knocked at the door of Elihu Penrose’s house. The mill-house was about three-quarters of a mile from the turnpike, and as he had to meet the stage there about eight o’clock, he had only a few minutes in which to say farewell.

He walked straight into the dining-room. Patty was busy putting away the breakfast dishes, and Elihu sat at his old brass-handled desk, footing up his accounts. He looked up as Tom came in, and the color flew into Patty’s cheeks.

“Thee’s beginning thy courting early in the morning, Thomas,&r. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Good story, but a little confusing with the narrator also being the main character. I especially liked the descriptions of life at sea in the early 1800s. A little disappointed by the ending.

Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle.

Part sea adventure, part detective tale. Interestingly, it was originally published two years before the first Sherlock Holmes story.

The only thing I didn't like was that the narrator and the main protagonist were one and the same person, yet the narrator kept