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1 7 71 Little Littlel4owar ittle Howard ° Meganges Megangge1Firrds Fipds a Magie MagkJCharm Gharm That6wes That u re His Dying Father Fatherand Fatherl Fatherand t
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NS DAY Howard Megargee was wasm wasIIttiIC wasaltdrg
m aitttns oa the stops of 0 the tMouae theteheohaaee
J echoofhouee ouae with Arthur A llur To Tomorrow Temorrow ¬
1 morrow and the latter lattery sudden suddenly
ly y asked skeel him what his fathers fathersbusin fatlM l lbuslnH3
buslnH3 busin 3 was W Howard strange to toQuId say saycould salcould
could not tell him for he had hpd never ne kaWfwhere known knownwhere Jnlewawhere
where his parent got his wealthMy wealth wealthMy wealtby
My y father said Arthur with witha pride pvMes
+ s a general in the array army and he Itelot makes makess
s lot of money without working at uH uHThe IdlThe mdLThe
The next et time I go home Ill And east evtwhat Mltrut eastshat
what my father te said Howard The Therchooi T1IeceJoo Th Thrchooi
rchooi ceJoo was a boarding school and he dM dMrot dWIot didtrot
rot go 0 home ome until unt June but until then h hkept lie liekept hekept
kept f h matter in mind for after all its itsa U Ua
a hard thing not to know what your fa fathers fatberl fathers ¬
thers business buellle Is When he got home he hefound liefound hefound
found his father sick in bed and be said soldhe saidhe MIldhl
he had not long to live He was very pate pateinJ 1 1U1J paleni
inJ ni tliin and Howard was frightened 1ftcllte ed as ash ashe
he h looked at him for his rather tiler had been beena
a Mg Ic stout man manVhy manTlhy man7by
Vhy dont you send for the doctor torl he heasked heasked beasked
askedBecause asked askedBecause askedBeca
Because Beca use I know more than the doctors doctorsand doctorsao4 doctorsand
and they cant help me Theres only one onething OMthlq onething
thing that can cure me me and theres tMn no nofinding DOftntUag nofinding
finding it in this world I am afraid i my myben Ja7loOn 7 7wn
ben benWhat
What i to that naked Howard HowardA
A white peacocks feather replied repliedMr repllellMr spllsdMr
Mr Mcgargee cgar < < ee Badly sudlyNever BadlyNever sadlyNever
Never hoard h arcl Of one Howard HowanlOnc saM saMOnco saidOnce
Once there was such ueh a bird many ages agesago a8MftCO agesago
ago but I am Ill afraid not a feather exists existsnow exlatf exlatfnow eslStpnow
now Ive tried all alllD7 my arts and ad I eaa eaaover dis discover dltcover ¬
cover no trace of IV It added hte father fatherand fatherand fatherand
and a big tear tearnJl4fi rUled toll down own his cheek for forfcfuv fordu foraft
fcfuv du ail he was Waa soil s tIU too young to die not notbeing DOtIn notI
I being In More than sixtynine years oW oldCan oWCain oWCan
Can I help you your inquired ids son sonAlii 8O 8OA1Ii sonAla
Ala I fear you cannot for fOCo yon are arebut anbut arebut
but a boy It took me many years en to ac acquire acqlre acqitre ¬
quire ever Cl evev the beginning of my teaming teamingand raiD raiDand < <
and ever eTt now I am a but i student studentA stu4eatA
A student of what asked Howard HowardI
I am a magician answered his tau father taur ¬
a er r fioward jumped in surprise 8Urprt for be behad hehad Ie Iehad
had no idea that a magician could look lookso lookso lookso
so mild and pleasant pl abt as his hi father al always atways 1 1Iays ¬
ways d < 1 It J < He stared at him Intently IntentlyYes latentl latentlY IntentlyYes
Yes Y I rm m one of the best added Mr ItrMegarge MrM XrNeprgc
Neprgc M aarg but after all U whats wbat the tIaeLJg nee neecf usaof
cf ttttag LJg a magician if you cant cure cu cuIlmple a asimple asimple
simple thing thlr like the rheumatic goat goatHa aeatHa gentlire
Ha lire e you + Vied + eeI all your spells arellsHoward a aHoward asked askedHoward
Howard in gr C gnat at awe for he now lookede looked
4 cn > e his par nt with 1th new eyes eyesThe eesTnt eyesThe
The Wizards Lament LamentAU
AU of them said Mr Mr M Ke Magargee gargee rpe rpenone mat arcnone matnone
none of them work I find that ilfneiijil aIUIIIatpll18 alIteugktpella ilfneiijilvpeUs
vpeUs and nd incantations In antatlo are are all right t when whenyou wlaeqt7 wheqyou
you t7 use them on other people they arc DO DOgjodfor asg
gjodfor g 011 oGrfor for your own trouble Why TV TVturned r rturntd rut rutturned
turned people into cats dogs mice micechickens aleechickens micechickens
chickens and stones Iton with some of my myimpUst Ja7Imp mysimples
simples Imp s charms yet I cant get rid ot otmy 01my odmy
my pain at all alllaiste anIls allIS4sis
laiste Ils our cat a apenon apenontie person aakeitee asked askedthe
tee toy teyCVeainly Iaoyt toyCeatainly
CVeainly t alnly replied his father She Shevis b bw
w vis 1 s a princess of the land of otaoae loinnoila loinnoilav
v hose father had me turn her into a1ue a Ms Msif > IM1 IM1also
if also at cat C t because be auee she refused to marry alt 1 1Irtme lateIMme altIrime
Irime Minuter MinuterYou MI MuiterYou iiter iiterTCMI
You dent ont say sa so eel exclaimed Howava Howavars Bo BoIS
rs he gazed at the beautiful sleek rat ftOe oy bythe oythe
the hearth Iae > rth Wen perhaps she tbeacht tbeachtfhe
she wouldnt make a good ministers mfl 8tera 8teralf
Vife lf How about oar dog Is he heHe MHe heIi
He Ii was u man who kept troubling tro11b1iD tro11b1iDto ma mato
to buy books He came t to the house ho daily dailyuntil da1I7UOtU dallyuntU
until I got bird of refusing to o buy and I Igot
got get rM of f him thus He doesnt stean 10
mind it now but butpieaaaii at ant be was very un
pieaaaii t indeed indeedHe IndeedHe indeedHe
He has h l is a a good time said Howard HowardImng Howardn4 HowardTway
Tway n4 IhlW h he doeoat d t have to work for a
Imng i would like to learn how to do doit 40it doit
it so that I could coul change our teacher Into Intoa
a something Will WUJU you teach me howl howlNot how howMot bowNot
Not for or such a purpose pQlJt ae To be a aillau ma sagieiau magician ¬
gician < < illau is a terribly difficult thl thing and al ¬
tbo though b some om go 0 Into the business Just to tomake toID tomake
make ID tt mischief I did dMlMt net nor would I helplom help helpyon
yon 011 for the tb purpose of getting pUI square with withyour WlUour withyour
your our teacher Some So day when yea are areolder anolder areolder
older 1 will 111 show you some of my y staple stapleticks tsepletlcka ple pleticb
ticks but will not make ke you a IDa megioIen megioIenIC igtrl aIaD aIaDco n nfc
fc co it te more trouble than pleasure pJ The Thelie TileUe Thetle
lie of a magician Isnt what its It cracked crackedp
p to be for its it very ahaG8 exhausting DC work in indsed IDcI Ind
dsed dsedHr cI et eed eedMr > d dJoIr
Hr Xegarcee Xega was too tired to talk any anymore an anNO anymots
more NO mots and soon west t to sleep but Howard Howardwas Rewardj
was M wrought up by the conversationnat conversation ntonJ1t
nat he could not help heJ > > looking through throughoae throughIVt
IVt oae ile e ot o the boob of magic that lay or ontfie orthe ortide
the tabie and soou he h got t so So Interested Inter in inbis InbUt inhis
bUt reading that he forgot all about his hisfather h1afather his7r
7r father iaere here were wonderful things in inthe Iiithe tothe
the book he got hold of charms and cpelis cpelisto
to do a all 1 sorts of marvelous things to help helpone helpone helpone
one to fly or ride a broomstick and eat eatfire Mtare eatfire
fire er T aik Jk in H and to change winds ds or orfcnajt ort orbrit
t brit fcnajt rain cr drive felcis from year OI < r fin flngers finen fingers
gers en and to darken the moon or to call callup callup all allIolp
up cebUas lii1a and so on Finally away at atthe atthe atthe
the end of the th book he 1 found ounda A spell that thatwas thatwu thatwag
was said to be the great 1t boss spoil of all alland ann alland
and n it 1 was Rs printed n such small letters lettersthat joCtterwtlat lettersZ
Z that nobody but th Ow very try sharpesteyed sharpesteyedoonia lharo harpesteyedronls > Est Fld FldGnU
GnU < read it HoWirJ la h eyes < tI Uke ilk a aaicroacope aope amicroscope
microscope ope however and easily ea easil i1y read ad 1U 1UIt It ItIt 11It
It was a wlihingspeQ and nd whoever repealed re repeated Jeopcated ¬
pealed i it could be anywhere an or do any anything aIQtbine anithing ¬
thing e desired desir 1 it seemed although It Itaa Itulni ltass
ass aa e ulni int that even this spell SIM powerful powerfuls po 1 1It
to s it > a cucrt t hep h he > > his sick 8I father It Itread Itread Itraid
read list de tfc s
t3 t3Yf
Yf 1
0 DONNCTIWZTTKR DO W11TBR HOCHr HOCHrKtoward 1fCXHrrepeat14 IIOCHllfsaatd
Ktoward llfsaatd repeated it aloud several severalnd ver l times timesand thneeaDd
and a nd then thought Now what shall shallrwbkf 1 I IwtekT IwtIIk
wtekT Oh O 11 Ill wish that father would aid get getweftxlrnt > p t twell
weftxlrnt well Itcbt off Then he made de Ids wish
bat nothing JIOtbln < < happened He H repeated repeatedarm the thecharm theebana
charm ch arm in mudt a such a tend 10 voice that his father fatheri lathek r
i k j1 r
Will you feu not change me back tp ny arty
former shape before eIDre you do that she sheasked Qeasked siloasked
asked askedCertainly askedCertainly askedCertainly
Certainly not How do I know that
Ill have root more than on 0 one chance Ill at attend atttnd attend ¬
tend to him drat and if there any anypow more morepower morepower
power pow r in the old charm Ill ftx you up
1 will sure ure He thought tbou < < ht and thought
but didnt make a whit at all for he bad hadoften badotten badoften
often read In fairy tales of how wa a fellow fellowwished feUDwwished fellowwished
wished wrong in his excitement But bewas he hewas hewas
was so mixed up after awhile sorting over overin overIn over1n
in his h1 mind the best t way to do It that he haforgot heforgot heforgot
forgot and exclaimed aloud alo1MlI
I wish 1IIh I could ukl do it BO that Id have havesome haveIJOme havesome
some fun while I wa was about it itSuddenly ItS ItSuddenly
Suddenly S nl7 his bed soared into the air but butnot butnot butsot
not w quickly that the cat could Id not Jump Jumpupon Jump1I jumpupon
upon 1I n it It darted away and seemed togo to togo teI
I go right through the ceiling and into thenight the thenight thenight
night like a great bird He looked down downand downand owa owaand
and taw aw the lights ot l the sky fade iway iwayalmost waralmost war waralmost
almost instantly Be H waa was U frightened for fora
a moment but suddenly Bud4enI remembered that thathe thathe thathe
he had made a wish without thinking tbhd n andit and andit ahdit
it waa w5 being carried out Then he wasno was wasno
ino no loader frightened bat h be was a bit bitangry bitugIJ bitangry
angry at t himself for being so careless carelessShes careleaShes careJ careJuSbes
Shes going like a runaway trolley trolle car carsaid earsalil carsaid
said h he l 1e the cat However Ho er I wished wishedI
I could d dtJ It sold have OJIM hq fun so hogases I Iguese tgue
gases gue aftdr att of ttir r all Its coming oat all rtfbt ItIbtIf rtfbtIf ht htIf
If the charms any good we may expect expectsome expectIOffte expectsonde
some adventures adventuresXh adventuresThe adventuresTbe
Xh The charm fef all right It was tried on onme onme
me sold the Process Pn Irlacaacat cat catLetstry t tLetstrrlt
Letstry Letstrrlt it again a fn said Howard and andrepealed andrepeted
repealed tho word wer eatter after which be said saidl N
7 l wish yo you were w tamed lmed Into a a Princess PrincessagainJn Pmacenasal
againJn asal agalwIsstk11thrhet IMtkRtlJ tRtty4 s k sat t a lovely girl girlwltli sIrIwltJ
with irefllko neJiL like 11 pur pYI4sotd aM smiling a at him IdaI henJ
I J Fe JIb
woke no What are e ye yoM otagr dung h hcried 1Ie 1IeerIeII hacried
cried la great alarm M ha aea hued the last IutWO lastwoetis
WO woetis woetisI L LI
1 I am trying to whit ye yea welt agate al llo but butit 1IutIt lastit
it doesn seem to work WO replied Ida MsThats Idasa Idamu
mu muThats sa saThat Thats That funny answered fete W tether tetherfor tatMrtor latherfor
for that charm always aJwa aJwaIt has worked workedIts
Its It no good now saM Howard sadly uy
His father then repeated the words bat It ttwas ItWU Itwas
was of no use Nothing Notl JDc happened at all allI anI allI
I goes Fm a has been as a conjuror conjurorMr coajarorKr
Mr Megargee remarked with a a k IoqWICIL IoqWICILI long > ng sigh sighI
I have an ide fd Ides The things like at atwriter a type qpewriter typewriter ¬
writer ribbon It gets played out outHowanL outHoward Mid MidHoward
Howard Gee Lets Let say It backward backwardthe bMInyardth
the th same as 8 they do with a ribbon Mr blrHegarg MrMegargee KrKe
Megargee Ke araM laughed He jot had to tothe to Aarthe tor torthe
the Idea seemed so foolish bwt Howard Howarduttered Bowardattere4 Howarduttered
uttered the spell backward backwardHOCH IIackwadHOCH backwardHOCH
It t sounds Just ju as good anyhow he hesaid hesaJeI besaid
said saidNow saJeINow
Now at course he to did not know it but butthe butthe butthe
the thing t he did was exactly light and andspell the thep UIeapeD
apeD p D was working and all he aow had to todo tedo todo
do was to wish wishIts WisbIts wishIts
Its time you went to bed said his hisfather hl9father h hfather is
father after awhile awh and Howard did as ashe ashe asbe
he was told tol < 2 taking ta the magic book alongwith along alongwith alongwtb
with him under his coat coatHe coatHe coatHe
He went to sleep s P but after some time timeawoke Umeawoke timeawoke
awoke to find the Maltese Malt cat sitting onchair on a aeyea aclWI
chair beenb be iIie eM bed with bier gnat t tnac dory doryeyes
eyes staring nac at him like lamps lampsHello lampsHello humpsHello
Hello he said what do you want wantMuch wantr wantrMuch
Much to his surprise sbe repliedwas replied r pUed I 1wa Iwas
was wa wondering what you would do now nowWhy nowWby nowWby
Wby WhyBecause WbyBecause WbyBecause
Because now that you have ha e the secret secretyou 8tCIetyou secretyou
you may undo all that your < OUl father has huclone h as
done The Th spell l is work Qr g Tote u have w
fallen epos the secret by saying It back backward baekwar backward ¬
war wardHoward ward wardHoward
B Howard ward sat t up In surprise You dont dontsay dontao don donsay t
say so Well nenI win first try to find
the th white peacock acok feather f ather aDd and cure creaUw ca to
< c d >
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through thr tGk the tears of Joy In o her blue eyes eyeeShe eyesShe yes yesShe
She gave him hI her hand ba d and said saidI
I thank yes yati heartily forlorn for your OUr OUrYou ktadwes ktadwesTou kiudaeaTon
You are a dear good hey and you 7GUkHI may
Ms him me asThe meThe 1Itebe
The be bed sailed akra along DS Uke an airshipaway airship
away above the clouds so that it was w wmpossible u
I Impossible t to tell where they WeN going
but after a limo tl It dipped down and shot
to the ground It was daylight yllcht and they the
found themselves In a little town townall where whereall wbentaU
all the houses 1to es were like dolls donset houses housesnone
none ef them mere than one story 8t ry high
The streets were filled with all sort aorta ef t
toys 10 The toys Jar about everywhere e nbnr
JII Jwt st t as K all H the children la the place had hadnuddenly ba48UIIdeDb ha hasoddenly d
nuddenly gene away and lid left them themwas Thin Thtewas TI iI
was the case only Old the children they soon soonclot
fcawi were ray different from any clot cJuicJawa ¬
dren they had ever seen They walked walkedabout waIbAODt
about ODt tins streets and gased at the lit ¬
tie houses Itoa for nearly an hour but butw saw no ¬
body Ifnalty 1IhtaD7 Reward said aeldA aIctA saidA
A Queer house houset
t Do > o you suppose H that nobody lives here boreor hereor
or are a they all away from townT townTsaid town townLets townLets
Lets go Jato 1100 a house and And nut nutsa ut utaid
said sa id Princess Alice There may be bepeep seme semepeople II8IDepeople
people peep inside insideSo fNIWeSo
So they went w nt Into 1m
the nearest hduse an ansaw and aa4saw andsaw
saw somebody in a bed but whoever whoevervas it itbed t twas
was he was an covered up by the > bed bedolothes bedclothes
clothes HI m there cried Howard Howardyou Are Are Areyou Areyou
you never going to get up T Its It broad day
light don doat t yon knew itAn it itAn Itr ItrAD
An old man peeped out from under the
bedclothes with eyes wide open Oh Ohwho Ohwho
who are areOtlf pout I thought t ought it was a bogey bopyman
man Where did you OU come from fromHoward fromHoward fromHoward
Howard told him to get t up and dress dr drwhile ess
while they waited outside oltsi e The od man nanstill n n
still seemed somewhat aarma but did die
as 8 he was taU Soon he came out dressed
like a small au boy 110 with a fluffy shin waist waistand 11raIstand w wand
and short rt knickerbockers kDieJ kers He did not notcomb notcomb no t
comb MS hair nor wash hi his face at all but butcrime butC1mt butc
c crime me as soon as he was dressed dressedWhat clreiI8edhat
What hat is this place asked Howard
Why Wli I dont des know I never heard ef 0 02Z i
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if Its I ts a having any name If Its s Jut ItIK r Pleasthats place placethats P PtbatS
thats a8 said the eM oMIt man wmdertagly wmdertaglyWheat wotoderiaglyNhlgs
Wheat is B It Ix Ixwfcatwirtnr wMt wMttU asked askedWfef askedthe
tUSOW tU Palnobsa PalnobsaWb
SOW Wfef Its Jnet > bat here thaTs all I know kDowIII
She s sonar where to it in 1 the pos
mphyf na saM Howara B thinking that old oldman oldIlvwl oldmen
man w Ilvwl tsar the stupidest he had ever seen eenMYel
We W never had geography to play with withreplied wltbthe withsphled
replied the maa spa Whoa sort JKH ef a game me
tetaatr tetaatrOh Is that t tOh
Oh Lord Lordr cried How owanL tent he
the very Yer woaKl ven fls9 tl ae fJOto tis > lrou vu u know yourown your yourown 01R 01Rewa
own newer seise seiseOf TT TTOf
Of course COU e said the man laughing
Y I ant Robert RobertRobert IlebrRobert L LRobert
Robert What ajfced Princess Alice
No not Be Robert rt What t t but ljpt t Robert the
Top Splinter StII theTageg the man an replied
proudly 17 v vf + l lYouttoRt cYou 7
You YouttoRt dont oit mema IIIII p skt t t jiNi jl 1 an ItD old man manP
fT fTbre aItD
spla P top topIf f o iTuie iTuiefT Ute UteMore tbeMore a
More bre 9 Queer eer CMdrtn CMdrtnI Cfrit ltn ltnI
I dont understand what you mean meanaa many
by y aa old man man1RIt Wat Ivatq I aia thebest tlge pept t top IGJI IGJIn
spinner kpinnsrwer n ever was wel he heJust saM
Just then several more eU w people came camewbat
I tcKewnat wbat timidly tbn dly out of t the nearby nearbyIns r
boaM sad appcopchepd a hs tJItt rblt t
In Ins at them with im bnoetab y
They spoke ke to Robert the Top Spinner Spinnerand lpIrmerwere spinneand r
and askad skdaim him wfce e Ae eid aew arrivala arrhaiswere arrivalawere
were and where Where A juiA cpm e from
We are ar + o from AjneWea and Dd we w ca came she
Just justThey to ate t1aeTIIeF the l r isald iCs AsceThey
They aH leaked J v tridgagh fce gh tl Wq ey dMat dMataderstaneV aide aide1tAdgstasd t
11 aderstaneV riN MWNMfe hiked d them t If t
they ae k + ever rec heard nl of tiEisrerks f Aortca America They be
load had 71st MM and he teM to > wary 7 quickly that that5t t
they knew kDew8t of f M ohm r ptee theta theirlitany their theirfunny thekfllDllJ
funny late town townWhat townWbat WII WIIw1aat
What sort of peoplelee people are these he said saidto soldto MIdto
to Alice as others begaa 1I bolas tIaa to appear 1 1at Std vtAstare Stdcostae
stare at the visitors 1IMS They TMJWak seam M wthink Mthink
think we w are are wonders wooaeraAs w woa
As oa he spoke a sweet mMJIeaged adle adleapproachedard tedy tedyapproached Ieqapproacbecla1ld
approached approacbecla1ld nd asked askedPray a askedPray IMd IMdop
op Pray tell me are a yen the fairies fairiesAVce fall1eBrAJIce
Allot laughed Ja Howard was dteeosteA dteeosteAaad
and saM grainy grainyNo grvdyNo n RT RTKo
No we ant t father We are le jtk5tboy Jsta Jstabar jItSt tI tIboF
bar and a gin but I think wore landed landedla JuIdiIdta
la a bsus huMUic do aaytam aaytamare sahylspaWily
Wily aWkJ nA you cant be cidliroa cbIWr YouI You Youan
are toe small 0 said the pretty lady ladyan ladthe 1 1a
an a Btri Jd mjraelfc n fiUO pern perlNIp8 ta tile tileplee e eplace
place yea onion treat frsthe the children may IDaYur be besmaller
smaller ur than us and dress m different differentQuit dUferentQu
Quit Qu t a greap eelleeted aresad al lld her as asshe asat asabs
she again Seats of th tile people laughed laughedheartily Iau laughedbeardbr ed edbeardIJt
heartily whet they heard Howai Howard speak sportOnesaid speakOne spakODe
Onesaid OnesaidHemhook One said saidHatoa
Hatoa Hemhook leak at t aim He said he was a aboy aboy aboy
boy Why WIa7IIe1IO he has no whiskers whiskersSoon whIsImsSoon wftlshersSoon
Soon the street was filled with gaping gapingcrowds ppInccrowd8 gagacrowd
crowds who stave stared at Howard and Alice Alexas Aliceas
as at strange aacaaUa It was wubefore some time ttatebefore timebefore
before they were baled with asking askingooesUoas IUll Dc Dcad
ooesUoas sad ad then they all began to toplay toplay tomany
play in the yanfe pnkueeta and streets like so many manyyoungsters man manotIDIrStem
youngsters Some eo relied hoops laoo hoopsplayed others othersplayed odIersplayed en
played hone or tap or hopscotch tcb or mum mumblepeg mumblepec
blepeg while wla e others ot span p a top Jumped Jumpedropes jumpedropes
ropes or sal down on the low doorsteps doorstepsand
and cuddled dolls Not one of them but butwas butas butwas
was as buy at iay alt C aver sort 11 wane the theair tHall theair
air war W flllei wkh with yeQs u and B4 ebot eheota e It Itwas It1rU ItWas
was exactly like Tfrcus hour at a school schooland trJdooland eIaooIaDd
and when Howard shut t his eyes e s it seemed seemedas
as though thou h there were a thousand little littlechildrenat littleci1iJdreo littlecnildrenat
childrenat ci1iJdreo at play It was only on when whensaw he hesaw betaw
saw the Mt gray gr beards of the men and the thecid t tCHd <
cid faces of the women snt en all about him that thathe thltbe <
he reaiiied they were not boys and girls gtsIt girlsIt g1lsIt
It d did seem more mer than ridiculous to see seetwo seetwo
two tottering graybeards gleefully tying tyinga
a tin can to a dogs tail and to watch the theaged tbtaced
aged crones playing with their dolls wa wareally wareally Wasreally
really pitiful but they seemed ed as happ happas hap hapas > >
as lUtl little tow all the whiles > Four or live nvev hvePt livevery
v very Pt < ry feeble and very old people f > were play j i itng i ibig
big g peekaboo ameBgfiK ame bushes busb and t
> <
others had built a deem aerees a the gutter gutterand g1Ittarad gaiterand
and ad were sailing sallI pteeaa of potato pssllngn pssllngnen 1M11 1M11OD
en the muddy JatIdd water with wt with a great delight aeUgJitDown tIeUPtDown delightDown
Down the street a very fat man was try
big to Jump a botching pos post t while several severalothers severalothers eraJ eraJothen
others were JauPl laughing at his efforts and andat andat andat
at the other cad of the street another man manwas manwas manwas
was dying a large kite A baldheaded baldheadedman
man was trying tryi to tit him with a spit spitballblower spitbaUblew spitbailblower
ballblower baUblew a aq be raa by In front of ofred a ared ared
red house a group wa w was collected tecl singing stqtngondon
London ondon bridge has fallen tall tt down taking takingno talch
no 0 notke nod of Howard So and Alice at an anwhile aDwhUe aUwhile
while near them a number were e busy busyplaying 00aJpla1nc busyplaying
playing with Jaekstenes an the levelground level levelground leYeicround
ground groundIts croundIt groundIts
Its It the moat wonderful woa ertul thins tbln I ever eversaw everlaW eversaw
saw said the tMIt pac pacIt ptiaeeas ptiaeeasIt
It makes me tired tire added Howard HowardThe HowanThe HowardThe
The Idea of all U these uee old sillies Illes fooling foolingaway fooltqaway foolingaway
away their time like this I guess they are areall areall areall
all crasy thafs th the only ox sxavanation nation nationI
I can ADd for such conduct conductThey coacIuctTy onuductThey
They seem to enjoy it at any rate ratereplied ratereplied ratereplied
replied the princess Just then a man manwith manwith manwith
with great red whiskers w came tame m along on onroBer enroa ontoiler
toiler roa skates lcaa He stopped to stare staret At them themAlice themAUce WereAlice
Alice asked him if he was having a good goodtime Ioodtime goodtime
time Well I Just guess I am he an answered an8Wered answered ¬
swered I loal only fell town six times and andnow andnow andnow
now I can have th the skates twice a week weekIm weekIm weekIm
Im going to skate all the way y to the store storeand storeand
and back backWhet bacJcwb backWbere
Whet wb hr the lJtoreTU1C1d stare tore asked Howard HowardRound Howardto HowardRound
to Round the corner Ill show you If Ifyoull Ifyoull
youll bnyme some candy They followed followedhim folloWfldhim follo follohim wed
him around the thecorber center and there sure sureenough Aueenougla
enough was w4p W the store presided ever by byan 1tyan
an old woman who w laughed with glee as asthey asthey
they came in and who seemed ed to be only one y
playing at keeping k Qt store There w were ere
heaps h a1lll ef c aU sorts ef caady Yt tops hoops hoepsptnwheeto boepsIIawheeJe hoopsPlnwhah
ptnwheeto doyen tey tape sad evarydUBg tIafllg thatone that thate thatIIe
one e IIe e could think of ofHow ofHow ofHow
How mach ell do you ask for er that art ef efeaadyr atcaRdy oftoady
eaadyr toady asked Ataa AII It peiMlitg IoeIIIt1 g te a pile pileof poleapt IIle IIleot
of caraascls caraasclsTwe daraahelaPwe
l Twe pies apteea the eM weraaa re reHew reHow replied
plied plied11ew
Hew meek far r taM tt popeern bettor bettoraakedHewatd be bails bailssked 7 7dked
dked a aakedHewatd Howard
Three pins each she saM aI aI1Iully giggling gigglingBulky giggitagHully
Bulky Gee cried the man en roller peflerskates znrkat rollerskates
skates kat That Thais too mtsohlAU muohr muohrAH r rAU
AU right Owe 0 pin to eaefc said the theWODWI eM eMwoman 0 0woman
woman with another aDII ther therDe giggle glgaleBo giggleDo
Bo you OtI mean ta say you oa oafor sell caaay
for ptas pi Jut like ilk cblldrea playing at keep ¬
tag I store torer asked Howard HowardOf HowaftLOt
Of course I do answered the woman 1fOIDILWhat
What etea ela elan am 1 I doing hot I Gt playing pIaJ1 at atkeeping atk atkeeping
keeping k store tore Does it look 1o ii as though thoughthis thoqhtlda thoughthis
this was a blacksmiths shop
Well welir well cried Howard This beatsJae beats beatsme beatahie
me Im all upside down downTake do1lnTake downTake
Take what you wish saM the woman
Tm Tm tired of keeping store and I want wantto waatto we weto tK
to go out and play ringarotradarosy rhtuoanfroSo slagaoonda rayr rayrso
So away slleweat she went in a jiffy tt7 and the theman UteJJII1 theloan
man on skates HI filled led his pockets with withoanay wttkdf withthud
oanay thud df grimhii like a Monkey all allhik the thewhtle tileVIdIe
whtle a hik hikspped He then started start to ge out bat batsupped batem
supped en the top step and sailed led into intoth hatotJM Intoair
th the thethe sic He Came earn dewn en his nose at atthe attb a t
the tb feet 1 t of the lit steps and began to cry < < y
Howard ran to lift him up
Did yea hurt yourself rHlt made r asked askedA ukedAH askedANie
A AH ANie fe
1 broke two of my pesjeora bake bakeyelled us he heyelled beyelled
yelled and bit my III tongue stead steadpoach ef efthe t tthe
the candy If I catch that girl Ill nlber poach ponefeher poachher
her herWhat
What gUn girl asked Alice AliceThat AJIceThat AlfaThat
That candy girl Tb The eae that keeps keepsthe k kt kAlelooked tNM
the t e stera steraAlfc Ster SterAUelooked
Alfc AUelooked looked at Howard They all think thinkthat OIIakthat the thethat ale
that they are girls and boys r ror she said
or I do wonder whats s dash all lids tntoTil tiller tillerTlI lidsTll
Til bet its It a char charhas C boar I wiard wiardbaa wean weanhas rd
has put on them themult sa saIt s
ult It must JJaU < < be 1t she repHeft ad we wedad met t
and some 1M way t to remedy r it u1f
When they arrived at this thisthey t1IIsthey thisthey aenetlrdon <
they went about talking to 8lerbMYIt everybody aad aadit
it really seemed Just like talking to tolot a alet ah
let h t ef Mule children 2fe JftIIe e ef them themhew knew knewhew kMwJaow
hew it happenod ba nor had any Idea of ofother any anyother J Jatber
other sort of existence at alL They Theyalways bad badalways ba4aI1IaJII
always been there flier said playing pIa all allgored
day tong getting up and going to towben towhen bed bedwhen
when they phased never having toor to wash washor
or bathe er keep clean er study for fO < < they
Mnt t even know i ithey what
they knew no noworld more about tntalllllf moat
world than a aHoward Jot of ret It f tf
Howard MIred them > o11 cha r
they hld7 hid hidhomes
homes he any old boob IJ
know th tht they t did d d
what books boo s were t tspoke
spoke e of reading and and wtalking whoa heft tt
found that DO one knew 1Iriling writt y hat tat tathe he ao at
talldngt talking about Some of th themm lit er It
seemed eel to know their A B c < 1lt he toJ toys toysthey
they the had no notion what me s hu tut n l + e eors
hen let
Toward night moat of the themore th letler5l11e ors most Z
tired and sleepy and not a few p Pie PieThey
They met the rollerWle 1re re remore c
Ulan m
more JIIO with his face all then a omq omqcandy
candy CDd He grinned when he lUteated X 1rQ
saw se theta
Have you had any an fun ir irquired
quired quiredSeme qutredsome
some e answered Howard
Being IDC to bed now nowYou DOWYou nowYou i gyt re
You bet I
replied Xo u7 the roller roUerlkau A tkate rant
tort of us hu burry J
Up P PYou
an zpd
inter bed
atom it
ore d dark SO
cant jot t us but some the 1ugi Bu 8t jJ
slay up uDand 01 don
go tU theyre
re pod an tcared lICa d
You dont
really mean meanWoe that
afraid of you O ire
BucaboMr Woe asked Al Alice
Well I Just Ju guess we are at
Yon 7 ou aint atn t never seen em ail i of lit
ha have
you YGijHo a aNo
Ho blur yon 011 seen them themreat them
1 have e DOt seen
em but Iy Ive lItt
em answered the roHerskat rolerskavba
lest Of the children C D has inn Jto pen f
ways corer
my head
tile beddothls I 1
at night
8 so a5 not u
eat I cover er ge near their place pl nit tl eUt we t
Why where do they liver uitd
Wed eq
Howard HowardOver HowanlOYer
Over yonder in a
great vault don + 11 < s =
ground If you go to th thp top of th It
hill yon can see it but I won wont t p Ir
yo Yoe se t1len
What do the Bugaboos look let
Alice inquired tagored0h inquiredJ5hf IDqlllr IDqlllrOh
Oh awful 1U Aa
J5hf ere and mault IOU > < nili h H a i
they go BooooooHioe Boo ooooooooe oooo oo ee all right
wf O f
until you u pt et so
stared red you can cant iiM niece
Let a go up to the vault and catch
or two and Del roe M
see what they are ar like like uw
Howard for being an uptodate
boy ho I1f I
was no more afraid of a Bujaboo Vv Vvyou
you Ou are Alice ute being only 4 giri e J I
somewhat startled at the idea id a ba rj f
knew he was a brave boy and rte fb mt t
along cheerfully enough The rollerito
man gave a little
cry and fled tnt into JntrOJ j
house and under
bedclothes >
in inry a t tIT r rry
ry In a little while they had n nut cta Ch l f ftile
the tb Bugaboos Hole and peered down u f fJL
JL it A low
confused sort of
murma miirmaru miirmarugobMe murmwAC 1
gobMe came from its mouth and Aim A
felt f < IIt a slight creepy feeling as Howuc
began be aa to walk into to K It 8h She vat at tintt u
remata r mddr ealaM alone
so she he oUow to f
hint w
1l 1 ie Terrible Gobblers GobblersWhea I
When they IeJ got inside a load and its
line mend greeted them and frighttarf
her very much but Howard miHumph AlfHumpb mi oastBumpb
Humph Its It only a flock of turk turkeY11114 turkeY11114net n ut sadnet utnot
net D BlKUboan lilt HI Sure 8u enough enOifbwu sii mwas i iwas
was an It was w The turkeys pbiitt pbiittharshly Eob pbili pbiliJualflld7 i iharshly
harshly and threateningly tbnatealD ly as ail turteyi turteyiwill turk turtniwill Yt Ytwill
will when they theyot t f e scared but Komi Komiwave Hmrlhis liwutwaved
wave waved his arms at them and they t y ij ijcrowded a acnn ucrowded
crowded cnn ed dose c together again the U wall wallSuddenly tillSuddenly tL tLSuddenly
Suddenly Howard shouted shoutedLook eboutedLook shoutedLook
Look There are peacock too tooAlice tooAlice t tAHce
Alice looked and then the cried criedSee criedSee criedsee
See there te a white one I 111et 111eta peter ar ara a aa
a white peacock beforeHoward before beforeHoward beforeDo
Howard Do JuiapMl toward t ward th the bird 4 4saw cl clHW cIsaw
saw the white peacock in an instart instartHe Ina insaIce t tH
He H rushed at it and seized It by th <
It squawked uawlred loudly and flapped its Jt ry W Wla p
in the effort to esccpe eseEpe but hf h held 02 0 1 ai f T
la another moment found himself he hed hedI t tis i ila
la I his hi hands a great bunch of its re rftt featttrt featttrtDuring tin I
During its It struggle t all the th turkeys turk YI YIout s sout V Vout
out of the hole making such Ii loud loAhIIq 1o d p geblltg f
Wing that all U the people in the vilijp f
fled Into their houses and under the twit be twitor a i ior lor
or the bedclothes bedclothesWhen bedclotheaWIlen bedclothesWhen
When Alice and Howard pot ot back thy thycalled i icalled tcaUe4
called an the people and tod th thpm m tU tUthe tLthe ti r rthe
the Emboss were w only turkeys 0 0old Oold 0old
old man said saidI ut
I am sorry to fl find d that out for f r I IIcWa Ilove i ilove
love to be seared Now half the f fgoing tto fgoing
going to bed te lost lostBe JoRaDy lostdo
Be many aDy of them agreed with this t11 at atthat mtdaat lotNat
that Howard saw that they thfo ware II rt in tar tarreU bcreal K Kreal
real children eIdItk for you know Jots of u youej youejstem yo oqaten ag agstars
stem do really love to be f rigatened Is II II8OIt t tsort ason
sort ef makebelieve kebeI way wayNow W8 W8UNoy wayNow
Now we win go straight straI < < ht horn a at once f fsaid f fsaid fsId
said Howard to Princess AUc A1acelather 1 and cj cjfather a afattler >
father with the feather I wish I ctui ctuibe etoiIe a i ibe
be Ie there this minuteIn minute minuteIn IIIfDUtcIn
In a twinkling be was at hs s f fh fhbedAIe < br brbedalde tarbedelde <
bedalde but the princtsi pri w sans wt ot trnhim rt rthim T Thim
him and he reaoaed too lat late that he henot ui uinot ad adnot
not included her in his hi wish jIratt jIrattwol his > face faceRobe r c r rwoke
woke wol e and looked at him and wiita wa heat heatthe a athe e etile
the feathers be sat t up upWhat upWhat upWhat
What shall I do with them MM MMHowara aid alWrake aidHoward
Howard HowardTake i iTake
Take en one feather and burn it urder t rdef w It ofnose I Inose o on
nose n said Mr C Megargee JlclueeHoward HKargeeHoward I IHoward
Howard did M as be was told and tfc tfcsmell Ut Utn thtaDieu
smell n was w dreadful lnlldf 1 but it cured hs f fat fauff fauffat fatltat
at once OQC He sprang IfPI II out of bedarddaae bedarddaaearound bed a d daD dacearound f fUOIIIIII <
around Then be looked for > r the cat cattarn CJft cattarn
t tarn her into a princess ants a ar L i > ww wwgtad s t tclad
clad to be wen again ID but H ifoar f nari narito 0 ar arto bey p pto
to toll teillaim him bow he had lost her 1r 1rhInIed Tr Ttea Tteafled n ntnrned
lltr tnrned fled the dog back Into a tK I < K 1 i iwho n nwIIo
who at note bulled away to cati up ujatesalea > 0 r
lob atesalea atesaleaHow sales
How tow saM Magician Mearge Meargesee o < < t tCall
see what we can do to find our ur iost oat sl Pr Prcess p pBut pry
cess cessBut
But I win tall yon about out Prince AU AUin Atuer Al AlIn
in another uer story
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