The book Toddle Island Being the Diary of Lord Bottsford was written by author Dennis Hird Here you can read free online of Toddle Island Being the Diary of Lord Bottsford book, rate and share your impressions in comments. If you don't know what to write, just answer the question: Why is Toddle Island Being the Diary of Lord Bottsford a good or bad book?
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' My new friend smiled, and said : ' That is not at all necessary to gratify either of those ambitions, because the same rule is religiously observed in every profession. It is exactly the same in the army. We have a large number of very brave fellows who go and do the fighting and run the risk of life and limb for about a shilling a day ; and should they be unfortunate enough to avoid being killed for many years, we have a make-believe pension of about eightpence a day which we give to these f...ew. These make-believe pensions are very small, and may easily be lost by any breach of discipline or misbehaviour, and at the best are only available as long as the man lives. But those at the head of affairs, who survey battlefields through a telescope, are offered quite luxurious pensions, which belong to them and their children for unending generations. ' TODDLE ISLAND 123 ' How very odd !' I exclaimed. 'But at the same time I suppose it is immensely clever to have hit upon a trick by which you can bribe your nobility to take any part in real life.