Tomlins minor was the scapegrace of the school.
He was in an everlasting state of ink and worry from a continuous grind at impositions. His hands were ever tingling from a frequent application of the Doctor's cane. [mehr][weniger]
Tomlins, flushed with relief at his narrow escape of the Public School extreme penalty, at first regarded his probation and punishment as light and insignificant, and was profuse in his thanks and gratitude tome for my appeal on his behalf; but as the weight of its true significance faded from his memory, he grumbled and complained as much as ever at his hard lot. [mehr][weniger]