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FAREWELL TO A HERO

“Good-bye!” shouted the boys.

“Good-bye!” cried Sheldon.

As the carriage mounted the hill, other boys hurrying down on the way to chapel took off their hats and waved and caught Sheldon’s farewell salute; and only one boy who was late, and who therefore had no right to see it, had a glimpse of Sheldon sitting there dabbing his handkerchief to his eyes.