Excerpt from Gordon Keith The oarsman was rowing with strong, swift strokes even while he looked over his shoulder, and the boat was shoot ing along as straight as an arrow, with the clear water curling about its prow. Gordon wished for a moment that he had t been so daring, but the next second his fighting blood was up, as the other boy called imperiously. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.