So endeth this chronicle. It being strictly a history of a boy, it must sto_ere; the story could not go much further without becoming the history of _an. When one writes a novel about grown people, he knows exactly where t_top — that is, with a marriage; but when he writes of juveniles, he must sto_here he best can.
Most of the characters that perform in this book still live, and ar_rosperous and happy. Some day it may seem worth while to take up the story o_he younger ones again and see what sort of men and women they turned out t_e; therefore it will be wisest not to reveal any of that part of their live_t present.