revere


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Then aloud to Revere: "Are you really worried about Dormer?"
"You blazing young fool!" said Revere, but his heart was full of much more pleasant words.
"Anyhow," said Revere three weeks later, "he's doing his best to keep his things clean."
"As good a boy as I want," said Revere, the admiring skipper.
"Keep back that young skrimshanker Porkiss, sir, and let Revere make him sit up."
"We're in a bad way," wrote Revere to Bobby at the end of two months.
Bobby fought his way through the rain to the Tail Twisters' temporary mess, and Revere could have fallen on the boy's neck for the joy of seeing that ugly, wholesome phiz once more.
"Keep 'em amused and interested," said Revere. "They went on the drink, poor fools, after the first two cases, and there was no improvement.
Porkiss so far forgot himself as to insinuate that the presence of the officers could do no earthly good, and that the best thing would be to send the entire Regiment into hospital and "let the doctors look after them." Porkiss was demoralised with fear, nor was his peace of mind restored when Revere said coldly: "Oh!
"You're worth half a dozen of us, Bobby," said Revere in a moment of enthusiasm.
Bobby made no answer, but had Revere looked into the breast-pocket of his coat he might have seen there a sheaf of badly-written letters which perhaps accounted for the power that possessed the boy.
"I'm feeling done up, somehow." Revere looked at him anxiously and said nothing.