Boy's Own Paper,  2 (1879–80), 54–56.

The Amateur Domine. Chapter IV  [4/5]

Ascott R Hope, Author of "A Tale Told in a Train", "The Bogle", etc.


Novel, Serial

Relevant illustrations:

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D H Friston


Schools, Education, Physical Geography, Magnetism, Instruments, Chemistry, Light, Amusement

    Describes some of the school pranks in which the protagonist and his classmates were involved. These include making fireworks and using a burning glass to concentrate the sun's rays on the back of the head of a sleeping boy. The illustrations show a boy surrounded by a globe and magnetic needle, and the scene of the burning glass prank.

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