C H A P T E R I I I .
AMONG THE GLASS-MAKERS.
"Well, Lawrence," said the Doctor, one day, shoving his chair back from
the dinner-table, "how do you think of spending this afternoon?"
"I think I shall finish this piece of pie the
first thing," said Lawrence. "Then, as I've no lessons to learn, I feel
as if I should like to have a good time."
"If you could manage to have what you call a
good time, and learn something too, how would that suit you?" Lawrence
thought that would suit him better than anything else. "Well," said
the Doctor, "I have business down near the Glass Works; you can go
with me, if you like, and perhaps we can learn something about making
"Hurrah!" said Lawrence, delighted; and his pie
went the way of all pie in the hands of boys of fifteen with more than
They had just time to walk to the railroad
station and step on board the down train as it stopped. It thundered
on again, and in half an hour brought them in sight of a building which
the boy knew as