Victor Appleton was once a well-liked writer within the twentieth century, yet Victor used to be no longer a unmarried person. as a substitute, that identify was once used as a pseudonym via the Stratemeyer Syndicate to place out the preferred Tom Swift series.
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Yet Tom ignored a truly ecocnomic speak. i used to be a great deal myself in what the professor instructed us, and so used to be Mary. She invited Mr. Beecher to return back. he's taking after his father in being very thorough in what he does. "Sometimes I think," went on Mr. Nestor, "that Tom is not fairly regular sufficient. he is taking into account such a lot of issues, possibly, that he cannot get his brain all the way down to the common. I bear in mind he as soon as despatched whatever right here in a field classified `dynamite. ' even though there has been no explosive in it, it gave us a very good fright. yet Tom is a boy, regardless of his years. Professor Beecher turns out a lot older. all of us like him greatly. " "That's nice," stated Ned, as he took his departure. He had figured out what he had come to profit. "I knew it! " Ned exclaimed as he walked domestic. "I knew whatever was once within the wind. The little eco-friendly god of jealousy has Tom in his clutches. that is why my artistic good friend was once so fearful to move in this excursion whilst he discovered Beecher was once to move. He desires to beat him. i suppose the professor has it seems that proven that he would not like whatever larger than to chop Tom out with Mary. Whew! that is whatever to consider! " bankruptcy V. THE LITTLE eco-friendly GOD 17 Tom fast within the Land of Wonders bankruptcy VI. disagreeable information Ned Newton determined to maintain to himself what he had heard on the Nestor domestic. no longer for the realm could he permit Tom speedy recognize of the location. "That is, I will not allow him comprehend that I know," stated Ned to himself, "though he's most likely to boot conscious of the location as i'm. however it definite is queer that this Professor Beecher must have taken one of these fancy to Mary, and that her father should still regard him so good. that's common, i guess. yet i'm wondering how Mary herself feels approximately it. that's the half Tom will be such a lot drawn to. "No ask yourself Tom desires to get sooner than this younger collage chap, who most likely thinks he is the entire express. If he can locate the buried urban, and get the idol of gold, it might be a huge feather in his cap. "He'd haven't any finish of honors heaped on him, and that i consider his hat would not come inside 3 sizes of becoming him. Then he'd stand in greater than ever with Mr. Nestor. And, perhaps, with Mary, too, notwithstanding i feel she is dependable to Tom. yet one by no means can inform. "However, i am blissful i do know approximately it. i will do all i will to aid Tom, with no letting him recognize that i do know. And if i will be able to do something to aid to find that idol of gold for Professor Bumper, and, by the way, Tom, i will do it," and he spoke aloud in his enthusiasm. Ned, who used to be jogging alongside within the darkness, clapped his open hand down on Tom's journal he was once wearing domestic to learn back, and the consequent noise was once a pointy crack. because it sounded a determine jumped from in the back of a tree and known as tensely: "Hold on there! " Ned stopped brief, considering he used to be to be the sufferer of a holdup, yet his fears have been allayed while he beheld one of many police strength of Shopton confronting him. "I heard what you stated approximately gettin' the gold," went at the officer. "I was once walkin' alongside and that i heard you talkin'. Where's your friend? " "I don't have any, Mr.
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