By Maureen Ranson, Marguerite Primeau
Maurice Dufault stopped to consider the small city unfolded at his ft. at any time when he got here again, he loved to spot the adjustments that had taken position over the summer season holidays….
So starts off one other university yr within the lifetime of Maurice Dufault, vice-principal. it truly is 1954, and the little city of Lyonsville is becoming and altering with the days, jam-packed with strength and newfound prosperity. Maurice Dufault, even though, is weary and jaded. He despises his boss, reveals little delight in his paintings, and is bored stiff with the gang of bullies that proceed to terrorize the college and the neighborhood. He relishes the time he spends by myself, along with his books and track for convenience, content material in his solitude. yet, while he gets frightening information approximately his destiny, can he pull himself out of melancholy and utilize the time he has left?
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Primeau 13 even illusions, but that would have meant standing up to Mr. Legerton, battling him. It was too much to ask. Although he still rebelled against the awkward and devious directives of his boss and spoke out as he had at the last staff meeting in June, most of the time, he merely despised the man in silence. Having established that, he had no choice but to admit, not without shame, that he was increasingly losing interest in his work and now did it only out of habit. “Who would dare to cast the first stone?
He had given up the fight. Why continue to wage battle if everyone except him was satisfied with the status quo? The Peter Lupaniuks of this world would just have to learn to defend themselves. . . has caused problems for quite some time now. . Marguerite-A. . . . ” Nothing had been resolved, however, except that chewing gum would be formally banned starting in September. Maurice Dufault sheepishly had to admit two months later, to his regret, that Mr. Legerton was most ingenious when it came to offloading the unpleasant duties of his administration onto others.
A good companion, she didn’t worry too much when a lover left her for a younger woman. All the time he had been seeing her, she had treated him like a beloved child, scolded him if need be and watched that he wore rubber boots and a raincoat in the rain and woollens in winter. Not in the least ambitious and even less jealous, she respected her neighbours’ behaviour. She found only one person disagreeable – Mrs. Legerton. She got along well with her husband, who didn’t look too closely where his wife’s friends were involved.