By Victor Appleton

Tom quick and His Wizard digicam is the 14th booklet within the unique Tom rapid series.

"Every boy possesses a few type of artistic genius. Tom speedy is a vibrant, creative boy and his innovations and adventures take advantage of attention-grabbing type of reading."

"These lively stories exhibit in a pragmatic means, the glorious advances in land and sea locomotion and different profitable innovations. tales like those are inspired upon the reminiscence and their studying is efficient merely of good."

This sequence of experience novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom fast falls into the style of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade".

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A nasty coincidence! Tom may well by no means paintings in that surroundings. Whew! " "Accident! what's subject? " cried Koku stepping to the entrance. He, too choked and gasped, yet his was once any such powerful and rugged nature, and his lungs held this sort of provide of air, that it took greater than mere gasoline to knock him out. He peered in during the wreaths of the acid vapor, and observed the physique of his grasp, mendacity at the floor—held down by way of the heavy iron. In one other speedy Koku had rushed in, maintaining his breath, for, now that he was once contained in the position, the fuel made even him believe susceptible. "Come again! come again! " cried Mr. Damon. 'You'll be smothered! Wait till the fuel escapes! " "Then Mr. Tom die! " cried the enormous. "I get him—or I no pop out. " With one heave of his robust correct arm, Koku lifted the heavy shaft from Tom's legs. Then, amassing the lad up in his left arm, as though he have been a toddler, Koku staggered out into the clean air, nearly falling together with his burden, as he neared Mr. Damon, for the large was once, just about triumph over. "Bless my soul! " cried the ordinary guy. "Is he—is he—" He didn't end the sentence, yet, as Koku laid Tom down at the overcoat of Mr. Damon, which the latter speedy unfold at the snow, the eccentric guy placed his quit the guts of the younger inventor. "It beats! " he murmured. "He's alive, yet very susceptible. We needs to get a physician right away. i'm going to do what i will. there isn't any time to spare. Bless my—" yet Mr. Damon concluded that there has been no time for blessing whatever, and so he stopped brief. "Carry him as much as the home, Koku," he acknowledged. "I recognize the place there are a few medications, and i will try and revive him whereas we are watching for the general practitioner Hurry! " Tom was once laid on a front room, and, simply then, Mrs. Baggert got here in. "Telephone for the physician! " cried Mr. Damon to the housekeeper, who saved her nerve, and didn't get excited. "I'll supply Tom a few ammonia, and different stimulants, and spot if i will convey him round. Koku, get me a few chilly water. " the phone used to be quickly wearing the message to the medical professional, who promised to come back instantaneously. Koku, regardless of his measurement, was once speedy, and shortly introduced the water, into which Mr. Damon placed a few robust drugs, that he present in a closet. Tom's eyelids fluttered because the others compelled a few liquid among his lips. "He's coming round! " cried the eccentric guy. "I wager he will be alright, Koku. " "Koku glad," stated the large easily, for he enjoyed Tom with a deep devotion. "Yes, Koku, if it hadn't been for you, notwithstanding, i do not believe that he will be alive. That was once strong fuel, and some seconds extra in there may have intended the top of Tom. i did not see him mendacity at the ground, till when you rushed in. Bless my thermometer! it's very unusual. " They gave Tom extra drugs, rubbed his legs and arms, and held ammonia less than his nostril. Slowly he opened his eyes, and in a faint voice requested: "Where—am—I? " "In your personal house," spoke back Mr. Damon, cheerfully. "How do you're feeling? " "I'm—all—right—now," stated Tom slowly. He, felt his power coming steadily again, and he remembered what had occurred, notwithstanding he didn't but know the way he were stored.

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