The lot falling to him, Abraham pushed himself up from the bench, grasped his book fiercely with both hands, and fixed his eyes intently on the ceiling. "Go on," I commanded kindly. "'Fierth broke he forth," lisped the boy. "Louder. Put some spirit in it," I cried. "'Fierce broke he forth!" And my crutch beat the floor. "'Fierth broke he forth, and durtht thou then to bared "