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Well, this is what happened !
Son, the second, decided he would
try his luck in finding work to do.
Moreover, he decided to try in the
SAME place and at the SAME job at
which his brother had failed the day
Both father and mother were very
sorry that their second son should do
this, for they feared he would fail,
too, and get the same sort of punish
ment from the king the first son did'.
But the second son could not be
persuaded to stay at home. He
hair all day. You shall rest on this
soft grass cushion, and in the even
ing you may go back when the foals
come by this way. It will save you
many weary miles of running. Do
The second son looked at the cool
seat and the big rock which sheltered
the witch from the hot sun ,and he
decided to stay. At night he followed
the foals home again to the king.
"Did you watch the foals faithful
ly. Can you tell me what they had to
eat and drink?" he asked.
The second son pulled out a flask
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WOULD go! He found the king, as
his brother had found him, sitting on
the beautiful palace porch. The king
made the same query of him that he
did of his brother the day before.
And then he made him the same of
fer of work.
Son, the second, agreed, as son
the first had done, and started off in
the gray of the following morning,
to follow the foals!
After he had run and run and run,
till his feet were sore and his tongue
parched with thirst, he came upon
the same old witch at the same old
"Come hither, come hither," said
the witch, when she saw son, the sec
ond, approaching, "t will comb your
and a clod, as the first son had done.
Immediately the king grew furious
and proceeded to make three stripes
on the boy's back! He ran crying
home to tell his father and mother
what had befallen him.
Do you think the third son would
try after the first two had been treat
ed so badly?
We shall have to wait till tomor
row to see.
(To Be Continued.)
Gabrielle Moyse, distinguished
French feminist, says that, "some
day women will love their old dresses
because of their age." The fellow who
can get any cheer out of that "some
day7 is an optimist, all right.