The usher of Lea House school av Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Nedlastbar lydbok)

The usher of Lea House school (Nedlastbar lydbok)


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Innbinding: Nedlastbar lydbok
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Innleser: John, Alexander
Spilletid: 0:37
Kopibeskyttelse: Vannmerket
Filformat: MP3
Forlag: Cappelen Damm
Språk: Engelsk
Originaltittel: The Usher of Lea House School
ISBN/EAN: 9788202390716
Omtale The usher of Lea House school
"Mr. Lumsden, the senior partner of Lumsden and Westmacott, the well-known scholastic and clerical agents, was a small, dapper man, with a sharp, abrupt manner, a critical eye, and an incisive way of speaking. "Your name, sir?" said he, sitting, pen in hand, with his long, red-lined folio in front of him. "Harold Weld." "Oxford or Cambridge?" "Cambridge." "Honours?" "No, sir." "Athlete?" "Nothing remarkable, I am afraid." "Not a Blue?" "Oh no." Mr. Lumsden shook his head despondently and shrugged his shoulders in a way which sent my hopes down to zero. "There is a very keen competition for masterships, Mr. Weld," said he. "The vacancies are few and the applicants innumerable. A first-class athlete, oar, or cricketer, or a man who has passed very high in his examinations, can usually find a vacancy--I might say always in the case of the cricketer. But the average man--if you will excuse the description, Mr. Weld--has a very great difficulty, almost an insurmountable difficulty. We have already more than a hundred such names upon our lists, and if you think it worth while our adding yours, I dare say that in the course of some years we may possibly be able to find you some opening which..."

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