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"Out with you, quick, Post, and
help us'" shouted the excited Dodd.
"There has been a perfect deluge,
and if we hadn't got in time to your
cattle they'd have been all drowned.
We have got to look to things, for the
stream is twenty""" feej; over the
Post forgot his enmity in the ardu
ous exertions of the next few hours.
His neighbor certainly saved his cat
tle. All hands sought rest as the wa
ter suddenly subsided, and then,
about noon, to the amazement of all
the brook ran dry.
It was some hours before this mys
tery was explained The force of a
terrific deluge had broken out a
rocky ledge and diverted the water.
There would never be a dividing
brook on the two farms again.
And with "the water that had pass
ed away" went all the enmity of Ab
ner Post for the neighbor he had mis
judged, and Nell did not go away to
work, and the barbed-wire fence was
rooted up and cast to the void.
Cream together y2 cup of butter
and 1 cup of sugar. Stir in the well
beaten yolks of 3 eggs and beat to
gether 3 minutes. Add the grated
rind of half a lemon, the juice of one
lemon, a dash of nutmeg, a table
spoon of brandy and the whites of the
3 eggs that have been beaten to a
stiff dry froth. Line muffin pans with
a rich puff paste and fill with the
lemon mixture. Bake in quick oven
and serve cold.
There is nothing like dressing your
local items in rhetorical finery, even
if you do have to come to plain Eng
lish at the end. See an example:
A paper describes a fire by saying
that "the red flames danced in the
heavens and flung their fiery arms
about hke a black funeral pall, until
Sam Jones got upon the roof and
dashed them out with some pails of
"THE GODDESS" AT BRIGHTON
Anita Stewart, the youthful movie
star known as "The Goddess," who
was snapped while watching the mo
vie carnival at Brighton Beach, New
The Mexicans don't seem to havl
shot any Americans for several day )
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