A NEW BOY.
"What's your name?"
The whole class exploded.
"Now, then," said Mr. Blake, looking up from his mark-book with a broad grin on his own faceвЂ”"now, then, there's nothing to laugh at.вЂ”Look here," he added, turning to the new boy, "how d'you spell it?"
Instead of being at all annoyed or disconcerted at the mirth of his class-mates, the youngster seemed rather to enjoy the joke, and... more...