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Furry in a JJurry Part II.
"It just happened," 'continued,
Gabbleoff, "that I'had my air'gun
slung to my back, just for looks.,
you know, and I had carried jt up
the tree with me, because J didn't
hae tjme to take, itjpff. o..J
binged him one just fqijfuck. Of
course, it, wasn't more jfhari"a-if y
bite to him, but it,tppk Wspuhd.
off Truepenny a secphcD- Theft
Merrj'mouth swuflg hispifeshke
a spear or harpoon 'of'sljtneting
and threw it at the bear and "th'aV
about as, fool a thing--as-anyone
cbuldhin&'of " -
"I'd-alWays 'heard! that animals
ae, afraid pT'fireDUt Fknewt
took1 more than a"par;lor 'match
i." ... mm . .'ami A tfitnif - inltfr
lu a.i:iic;ciu. zt. iv vo. v , i. m'-
Y.'Sowften 'he "-climbed down
air f i I Mni't Sifijrt A3aw3iniul . rwM?
- ' , J tv
attracted his attention to Merry.
First thing we knew he bgun
to climb Merry's tree. He could
climb, too, ana I begun to think
one bear 'would have meat for
dinner that day.
"Well, sir, Truepenny's tree
was right close to -Merrymouth's
and what didTiqepenny do but
take out a match box and begin
to throw lighted matches at the
bear, which seemed to me to be
nearer and tossed them gently as
he could. You can toss amatch
fifteen or twenty-feet;wh.en it isn't
lit, 'but it wont go'quite so far
when "it's, burning' and it's the
very dickens, making it stay-lit.
But at last onfe did and '"t lodged
right in old Mr. Bear's long fur
and the iur was dry on the ends
and oily underneath, but. even at
that ,the phi bear, didn't 'seem to
notice. , . ..1 j . . .