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Excerpt from A Dominie DismissedI have pack all my belongings. My trunk and two big boxes of books stand in the middle of a floor littered with papers and straw. I had my typewriter carefully packed too, but I took it from out its wrappings, and IMoreExcerpt from A Dominie DismissedI have pack all my belongings. My trunk and two big boxes of books stand in the middle of a floor littered with papers and straw. I had my typewriter carefully packed too, but I took it from out its wrappings, and I sit amidst the ruins of my room with my wee machine before me. It is one of those little folding ones weighing about six pounds.The London train goes at seven, and it is half-past five now. It was just ten minutes ago that I suddenly resolved to keep a diary... only a dominie can keep a Log, and I am a dominie no longer.I hear Janet Browns voice outside. She is singing Keep the Home Fires Burning. ... and she was in tears this afternoon. The limmer ought to be at home weeping her dominies departure.Yet... what is Janet doing at my window? Her home is a good two miles along the road. I wonder if she has come to see me off. Yes, she has- I hear her cry to Ellen Smith: Hes packit, Ellen, and Aw hear him addressin the labels on his typewriter. The besom!Well, well, children have short memories. When Macdonald enters the room on Monday morning they will forget all about me.I know Macdonald.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology 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.