Five o'clock sounded from the church clock, and straightway the streets of Milltown were filled with men, women, and children issuing from the great brick factories huddled together at one end of the town. Among these, two boys waked in company, James Watson and Ben Bradford. They were very nearly of an age, James having just passed his fifteenth birthday, and Ben having nearly attained it. Both boys looked sober. Why, will appear from their conversation. "It's rather hard to get out of a job just now," said James. "Why ...

Wait and Hope 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781499557008

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