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Married a Beautiful l Princess
1 CGQKDING to the laws of tho tltotoait town to n of Muglhelheim Mus Musallowed Musr
r lhelheim l > elhdm in Fat Gesundheit beggars are not notnl1owod notallowed
allowed to ask for or alms in the streets strce So Solittle So1itt1 Soitfle
little 1itt1 itfle George G orge Hoffman when he dntefdd entetedtlto nl t d tiro village villagefinally villagealmost IUngeahfiost
almost starved WnS driven from door to doer and andinn11 andfinally
finally inn11 WAS warned warned by byn a policeman to booff or he hevould he hewould hewould
would bo taken to jail George was a beggar but butnot butnot butnot
not because he wished to bo oneHis one oneHis oncHis
His parents had uiod ied when he was 5 very small smallleaving Broa11leavin stnallleaving
leaving leavin him in i n the carD of a poor poor neighbor who at atlost atJost atlast
lost drove him into the th streets to asic ask for food and andfor andfor andfor
for several sovora months he procured enough for both bothbut botbbutfinnlly bothbut
but butfinnlly finally hard times came upon the little country countryplaco countryplace countryTaco
place P Taco and ho was obliged to wander Vand r farther and andfarther an anfartbor
farther Pfarther each OIu h day to set even a few slices slces of o stale stalebread stalebread stalebroad
bread so at last he determined to goright gd right along alongfrom olongr01n alongfrain
from r01n town to town and never come back again again forhe for forh
he h 1 felt that he was now big onough to work for or a aliving aUving aliving
living In some towns he received rcceiv plenty pl plemityof < < lt1O of food foodand foodnnd foodand
and even money at times but nobody seemed towant to towant towant
want a boy uiywherc uiywherciFinally cnyvlu Gny where re I IFinally ig
Finally in Mup Mupulilosa Muspelheim g ellteim he determined d to starve starveunlaes stDrveU
unlaes U 0611 he 6 obtained employment employmentfor mpI9 m nt for orh ho saw snwtllat that abcSg a abeggar aliaggnr
beggar bcSg ar is 11 disliked di 11kcd oven ec > n morethan more than a peddler in m that thntpttjjtoeroua tl thatprbst ut utpl
pttjjtoeroua pl prbst J > arous city When at last lie l1 had left the pity pitybojimd pityb Jty Jtyohmd
bojimd b ohmd iidlt hiJp110 niin i un he wandered along aimlessly for many manymites manymll manyAils
mites mll s until not a houSd hou o was to be seen s en anywhere at atall atalt atall
all alt and the whole country was vms one one wide treeless treelesswaste treelessAste treelesswaste
waste Aste of o rocks and sand beyond which tall moun mountains moWtainS mountains ¬
tains reared their purple crags crags into the clouds cloudsNight cloudBNigbt cloudsNight
Night was coming on fast and he saw that he heh hewould hewould
would bo obliged to sleep among the rooks unlo38 unle3abe unlo38he
he h could discover a dwelling place in this wilderness wildernessHe
He was sure there was none along the rood for 1 ho hoCould hfJcould hocould
Could see sac far ahead so he turned aside into the theblbak thoblimk theblank
blank moorland and roved among the boulders until untilit untilit untilit
it became too dark to go farther fartherThen fartherThen arth r rThon
Then just as he sank down downalmost almost exhausted he hesaw hesaw hesaw
saw a fodblo l blg gleam of light not far n away dwn and he hestruggled hestruggI hestruggled
struggled tot toward ard it half b 1fc expecting a ± ecting to find that it itcame itcame itcame
came from some sonic hole in the rocks whore elves make makotheir mnkotheir makethsur
their home 11o e but he soon saw S W that it proceeded from froma
a window of c clittIe little hut between b tween two enomqus enof cnQh mqus Qus rocks rocksGoing rocks000000OOo00
000000OOo00 < > 000 11 11Going i iGoing
Going to the he door d or he knocked timidly timid1 J expecting expectingto
to bo driven away awa but it was opened by b an nnuld old bent bentwoman bentWOII1Jln bentwoman
woman who asked Jiim what howanted howantedI
I am looking for or work replied George Goor Georgesfor for heno he heno
no longer dared to beg begWhat begYJlat begWhat
What can you do for a living askod the oldwoman old oldwoman oldwomaI
woman ai sho looked him over carefully for forh6 forh6was he hewas hewas
was such a tiny fellow fello that sh she < was surprised surprisedI surprisedlam
I lam am willing replied George todo anything anythingCor
for or a living I am almost starved starvedI
I have always been afraid to have a man around aroundsaid arounduid aroundBald
said the old woman but you ou cortainly do not look lookas
as though you ou were dangerous Coma inside iris dc andI and andI andI
I will see if I can find anything for you ou to eat and andin on oninthG andin
in inthG the morning I may perhaps employ you to look lookafter lookaftar lookafter
after my m goats for or I Iam am getting pretty old and its itsa
a trifle hard for me to watch them themSo themSo themSo
So after George had eaten what the old woman womanprovided womanprovide womanprovided
provided and she had asked him all iminui manner I ftlll r r of ofquestions ofquostions ofquestions
questions about himself she allowed him to go to tobed tobc tobed
bed bc but he heard her moving around for a long longtime longtimo longlimo
time for he was nlinust nlm st too tired to sleeps sl p When Whenmorning Whenmor Whenmohiinwa
mohiinwa morning mor 1ip vas I just dawning sho awoke him h m and said saidI saidleI saidrI
leI rI I guess toss it will bo safe to trustyo with my goats goatsBO goatswf
wf BO follow them up U p the slope until they begin to tobrowse tobrowao tobrowso
t browse and after that keep a watcl1fulcyn watchful eye on them themIs themIs
E Is there any drfnger d uger threatening them 1 asked askedGeorge askedJ
J George GeorgeWhy GeorgeVlty GeorgeWhy
Why net that I know of but It is always CUB enstomary CUBtomary UB UBtomary
tomary to watch goats you know and so they must mustbo mustbo mustbe
bo watched watchedGeorge watabedGcorgo watchedGeorge
George saidnoI1 said no noniore more ore but followed the goats and andfor antIfor andfor
for many days lie watched them carefully carefuUctcopt carefuUctcoptof except exceptof
of course when he fell f qlr asleep and really real1 that made madenot malnot madenot
not the least difference for they never wandered wanderedvery wnndercdVery wanderedvery
very far away awayHe aayHe awayHe
He learned < l from rom the old woman the names of all allthe aUtbestOrs allthe
the tbestOrs stars and the plants that grew on die wild Yit moor moorevery mOrer moorevoryblyd
every er evoryblyd rjbir bird and animal that flow or roved among tho thomossy thomOSlj thomosay
mossy gray gr rocks and every ever kind of ofstpnJ stpnc that was wasscattered wasscattered wasc
scattered c ttercd over the plain do t laiu in Ho grew larger lo ger and stronger strong strongcJidai1
a cJidai1 er > daily for lie had plenty to toeaf oaf mid he had almost almostforgotten almoltforgotten almostfor
forgotten for otteu that he had ever horn a It beggar beggarmountains li ggtir ggtirr r
r Th 0 old woman used to go off toward tIle blue bluei blue1L
1L i mpunt mountains ins early every cVor morning morn ng remaining remainingawny away un until until nntil
til nearly night but she never told George what she shewent shewent shewent
went after nor did he ever ask for he had little littlecuriosity 1ittlecuriosity littlecuriosity
curiosity at a that time But after a while vhitewhen when the thewintor tb tbt thertiuto
wintor rtiuto t snows began to drift amon amon the 11 rocks and it itwas itw ithits
was w hits S no longer a pleasant task to sit on a stone and andwatch Dndwatch andwatch
watch the roving toots oats and kids kidshe he began to won wonder wondfl won wonder ¬
der what wha was so attractive in the noUMWfha that thatdraw thatd thatdrew
draw d QW the old crone over to their t1u ir heights no matter matterhow rnDtt matterhow r rhaw
how the winds blew through her ragged dress or orhow orhow orhow
how deep the snow One night he ventured to ask askher askher askher
her whys w a she went we J away 1Q each morning mornin and with with1 with1ro withafro a af
f fro rowfclie ro he replied repliedJSfflive repliedD <
D JSfflive ve been kind to you because I saw saw that you youhod youhad ou ouhado
had hado ifo o curiosity curio ity out if you u ever ev r ask sk me me that tl t question ques question tt es estion ¬
tion again gah or seek to lonrn why wh I am absent from fromhome froml101ns
4 home oil day < long lo11gl I will put a dreadful dr edful spell spellupon spelluponyou upon uponyou UPoI1 UPoI1ou
you ou and perhaps turn you youink ou in 11Lo to an animal animalGeorge an Inttl InttloO
1 ooooooeooooe ooooooeooooeGeArge oO + o oGcpr
George Gcpr who bad moretblU more thajy t 6n6c J 6e suspected s q qbeing sp ected her m or orbeing ot otbrjng
being a witch tremblingly I promised nrO omised 1ised never to thinkabout think thinkabout thinkabout
about it again but just jllS because Ite l had made ± the thopromise 110promifC thepromise
promise he Jl sectneLtq e ecmedt mcdteJ < j think tbi k about it constantly and andthr nndtb and andthe
the > old woman never disappeared diuJp arcd in the distance distamweivithout distancewithout disbu08without
without his whole soul seeming to leap le p up to follow followLor followher followr
r her and BU discover her secret for he was was sure there therewas tl theremss ru ruwss
was one somewhere to make such an old woman take takeUcli tkduh takeE
E Ucli a journey every cn > day dn But he rcsistitl the tll temp trmpvFtion tpmpiOll
vFtion 4 ion for In was vastly afraid of ofhe her hcrun riJJd nm < wateheil wateheiltia
tia nc goats Otlts with all his tis eyes at such times lest ho hoKical hotcal heeIf
teal after her in in spite of himself himselfUG him himne eIf eIfr lf lfJlla
Jlla UG evening evenmg in in the spring she did not return at ather athpr ather
her usual time and after waiting 1itinst until nine oclock oclockGeorge oclockGeorgt cJock cJockOeorgr
George went w ut to bed wondering wOJlderiu whet ht had bInpp4ned bInpp4nedQr happened happenedor ha coned conedor
or sho had never remained out so u late before The TheGioon The1iIoon Theftoon
Gioon rose over the mountains full and round and andshe andehe andshe
she had not returned and then tlto old cuckoo e ekoo clock clockpiped doekp clockpiped
piped p ped eleven Just J ust then t the oldest oJd st goat the leader leaderf lcadraf
af f the herd began to bah in the fold and as this thiswas thi9was thisHas
was something sometl ng that had never happened hupP lo beforolacorge beforo beforeUcorge beforolicorge
Ucorge are and went out Hr 13 found the ol oH oHgoat 011goat i igoat
goat trying t tr climb cPi > v < r thool the tl1 > olA o and l1 then lie was wassure tvassure vassure
sure something wcs wrong t Ol1g
The goat finally 1hl Ul succeeded sl in n a escaping r espial ling for he did didnot didnot didnot
not see Georpc watching watchl ng him anti he hurried hUrrieq ffi ft trt t tward j jward
ward the mouutntrf c Itt t rent t 511l ett tittirthe tfIh Ibcbe Ibcbefollowing bo bofollowing
tz following after r1f t en ud up p he went nev never r stopJ stop
The Wonderful Power of a Noise uNoiseKillerand NoiseKiller NoiseKiller
Killerand Killer and the Change BroughtAbout Brought BroughtAbout BroughtAbout
About by Charmed Apples
ping and it was all 1l that Goorge Go r e could do 1J t t keep keephim keephim keephim
him in insight sight for he wont over the rocks almost like likea
a birdFinally bird birdFinally birdFinl
Finally Finl lly George realized that they were among amongthe amongthe amongtho
the tall pointed crags of ofth the mountain tops where wheretho whcrtttho wherethe
tho winter snows still lay in the hollows and wheretho where wherethe wheroth6
the air was icy cold Tho moon lighted up thorocks tho thorocks thorocks
rocks with a pale glare and tho rind whistled as it itswept itswopt itswept
swept across the hollows and the place was so deso desolate desoJato desolate ¬
late and dreary that George shivered and looked lookedfearfully lookedi lookedfearfully
fearfully i a ully from side to side as ho mounted upward upwardto
to where the snow still lay la many feet deep on thevery the thevery theory
very ory top of the mountain Here the old goat oat paused pausedfor pauscdornmomcnt pausedfor
for ornmomcnt n moment and suddenly turned aside sutl 6 soon soonvanished soonvanished soonvanished
vanished in a great cleft among the rocks and andwhen a andwhen d dvhen
when George followed him ho discovered that the theclef iliaclc thecleft
clef clc t twas was an opening into a cave caveGeorge caveGeorge caveGeorge
George followed now very cry closely for the goat goatwent goatwont goatwont
wont slowly and in a few minutes he came uponthe upon uponthe upontho
the old woman who was held down by an immense immenserock immonsro immenserock
rock ro k which had fallen from the roof of the cave caveupon caveupon caveupon
upon her She was almost unconscious and hardly hardlysaw hardlysaw hardlysaw
saw him as ho raised tho great stone for or he was wasnow WtlSnow wasnow
now a sturdy strong boy He picked picked11er her up and andcarried Dndcarried andcarried
carried her to tho mouth of the cave whore she sopri soprirevived so sorevived sopiirevived
revived and then he supported her home although althoughthat althoughthat althoughthat
that was a difficult task taskIt taskIt taskIt
It was several hours before she recovered her herstrength herstrength herstrength
strength and then she said saidGeorge saidGeorge saidGeorge
George you have saved my life and I will re reward reward reward ¬
ward you by giving you OU what I have sought for foramong fornmoug foramong
among the mountains for or many mnn years yearsShe years yearsShe ers ersShe
She took from her pocket a curious object and andheld andhcld andheld
held it aloft aloftThis aloftnThis aloftThis
This is the Noise Noi e Killer With this you can cause causeall eaUSeaU causeall
all noise to become utterly inaudible no matter matt r how howgreat howgreat howgreat
great and one can produce the most perfect silence silenceeven silence9vcn silencewen
even wen in the midst midsto of the cannons roar or the thun thunders thuners tliuners ¬
ders ers roll I shall hAn not live to test its i wonderful wonderfulpower wo wonderfulpower dodul dodulpowor
power but you ou shall have that pleasure pleasureGeorge pleftlUrttO pleftlUrttGeorgotook plonaureodaooooo
odaooooo O saoo saooGoor
Goor George Georgotook took the Noise Killer rille from her r and ex examined cxstained t tamincd ¬
stained it carefully It acemcd setned 1ned to be c made of oftwo oftwosinooth two twosmooth twosmooth
smooth stones stou fastened together l ether one black blae ami tiny the thethe tinother tinep
other pe pearly rly white united unitedY unitedYthe by p a ser screw in tite middle middlothe
the end of which hich protruded and 111 was finished with a asort f1sort asort
sort of knob for turning it itTurn itTurn itTurn
Turn the screw and all noise will cease1 cease1said cease said saidthe saidtho saidtho
tho old Woman cnnn l Keep it a > secret sHe added for forothers foroth forothers
others oth < < 11 are searching 8etrc1in for this wonderfilltreasure and antithey an andthCy < J Jthey
they will steal it from you ou Beware above all of ofthe ofiltQ ofIlto
the Wizard Magraw who is now traveling through throughihc ihrou throughthe h h1ho
the land stealing children ehi1 ron for if he gets you ou that thatwill thatwiU thatwill
will be an end of all your our pleasure in life lifeSho 1ifeSho life lifeShe
Sho described the wizard to George so that ho howould bowould howould
would know him nt t sight and then she tUln turned = d over overand ovorand overand
and died diedGeorge dicdOeorge diedGeorge
George had the old woman decently buried and andthen Dndthen apdthou
then resumed his journey for or lie was tired of tend iending fouding tending
ing goats and soon was t15 down among nm mg the trees andJtduses and andhtfuaofr zm zmJIWSC
htfuaofr again But ho had notgone n t gone far beforehe beforeheWM b bssfore forelt foreltat he heu >
WM u at overtaken oV rtukeu by a man 1 n 1 in ii a cart who hailed him himxhecrfully himchecrfuliy himcheerfully
cheerfully and IU invited him h 1 1 to ride with him As Ascoot A3100I 4 4soon
coot as the boy bo saw him he knew knC that this tbi was Us the theWizard theWilrd theVizard
Wizard Magraw 1I g w and wn ml11c ha pretended d to be deaf de end enddumb rimldumb saildumb
dumb for he thought that would be tho best turfy turfyto t1J t1Jto j jto
to avoid the wizards enchantments enchantmentsThey enchAntmentsThQ enchantmentsThen
They traveled far before they t1 can cage to a town and andthen andtben andthen
then he became acquainted ftcquaint d with the wizards moth mothode ulbtbods nibthoda
ode Removing Hcmojn a leather cover from rom overId over Ji liie cart
he exposed n pile pi1 of lovely red ppplea bud shouted
loudly for all to come and 1 taste them Tie T peoplequite people peoplequite t1Col1leuit
quite uit charmed by the beauty of the fruit cftine cftinecrowding Oft1n Oft1nttuthng oatnsmcrowding
crowding up u andfeaperly and a orly ate tbeapphs theappletsrchich tho ppJCIS WJ high h histantiy hi histttiitly 111stamliy
stttiitly caused them to hate 1aat their children intensely intenselyand intcnae1 intcnae1And
and mothers 1 who a few fe minutes before hqd been
fondling 811 UI their offspring ofl of springslty pr l1g flapped pad them viciously andt and andthroV nml11fL
throV 11fL t fme tbcyi t sttsidty asid ld f a athe tl1 tlmtiy > i 17 nurrted rrted afterfl aft afteriIie r11 o Wizard WizardMcgraw Wizardcgraw Yiurc1c
Mcgraw c cgraw rnt bogging ggl for another IUlotb r dharnutl applr applrThou uppliT a le leThen
Thou T the wizard would mld demcnd dem rud
I wof their r clildtxnand children childrenami ild n nnml
and instantly l1l tuntb they would give gIve them th m o him so that thatsoon thatsoon thatsoon
soon his cart tas v ns 5 tilled with little littl boy and nd girlj girljweeping qirlsIJill sirleacrput
weeping acrput IJill and sobbing at their parents cruelty cntc t but butthe butthe butthe
the cnchautcd fathers and mothers just jUstcontiuue continued < 1 to tomunch tomunch tomunch
munch their apples ant soy s nothing as the young youngsters youngsters oungstlrs ¬
sters wore borne away awayWhen tvay1heu 8 8Whfu
When night came < the the wizard blew a whistle and andout andout nd ndout
out from the darkness soared soar d a mammoth mi nnnoth bat as big bigas bigas bigas b
as an elephant which gathered up every child and andllew 11111111v andflew
flew away with them thc > rn to a cavern where they were werodumped weredumped < cro crolumped
dumped < in a heap Here they th had to weave mats matsof lDatof moatsof
of spiders pid rs ivcbs 1C and tiny boskets skets of flies legs l gs which whichwere vhiclitverc hiehwtre
were laid outside every night and 111 blown bl wll away by bythe bythe b Y Ythin
the winds all of which shows exactly tho useless nsclesaness ulleeS ulleeSuess uselessness
ness of every cer wizards wiza d w work ° rl > for r they never de any anything an anything ¬
thing thin thats worth while < < although terribly terriblybusY busy all alllh allth
thtr lh < iinie iinieOf t inhe inheO 1C 1COr
Of O ioUYee eo Oti ttftsci3 Et iGeofgb ergo was was not taken tnk n by the bat as ast
> t
theTviznrd the wizard needed him hinrjo to o drive the cart but he was wasalmost wasnmost wasalmost
almost iasmucl a us mtmel much frightened trig tQned as as if he had h d been seized seizedihnd s seizeduid ized izedibud
ihnd hercsolved lie kresolved solvcd to present any any more such captures capturesSo
So when they arrived at the nest cxt town and the wiz wizard w wiz wizard 7 7nrd ¬
ard uncovered imm overcd his charmed apples the boy took out outtho outtho outtiro
tho Noise Killer und screwed it up tight tightThe tightThe tightThe
The wizard opened his hi mouth and yelledTbut yelled elled = but no nosound nosound nosound
sound issued from his lips and an the people crowding crowdingup
up saw his lips move moycbut but heard nothing Toughed Toughedat
at him and then asked or tried to ask what he hecharged hec1ltlrged hocharged
charged for or his apples Uagraw of coursji tour could couldhear couldhear couldbear
hear nothing either mid ho grew angry thinking thinkingthey thiukingthey thinkingthey
they were making fun of him and the angrier he hegot hegot hegot
got the harder he tried tricdfo to shout but that only made madethe wadethe madethe
the people laugh Neither Ncith rside side could hear the other otherand otheramI otherand
and soon all of the people becfame very niod ni d and andtaking andtaking andtaking
taking up sticks and stones they drove the thowizard thowizardout wiznrd wiznrdout wiznrdout
out of the town He was astonished aStoni hcd for this had hadnever haduever hadnever
never uever hqppcnedto him 1 boforc pef > c qr re but bu when it occurred occurredin ccurredin
in town after town he soon soon became alarmed and said saidto snidto saidto
to George GeorgeThis GeorgeThis GeorgeThis
This is astonishing nst nishing I I cant sell a single sing apple appleanywhere applean appleanywhere
anywhere an whre I think I am bewitched 1 > I wonder w woi4ir nqcr how howit howit howit
it has been bc n done for or I did not know ther tbc there e1S < was tvas a awitch awitch awitch >
witch in these parts r ralmost 1 i ieooooo
eooooo aooo aoooBut 0 0But
But George p pretended etcndcd not to hear altlto nlthdigh ash lie 110nlmost liealmost
almost replied sometimes to the wizards remarks remarksas r mftrks mftrksus
as they th y drove along but now they were inia in a a landwithout land landwithout landwithout
without houses and soon they found theniselvea theniselveawithout thehlselvesvithout thehtselvesivithout
without food The wizard blew his whistle whist again againand ftgninDud againand
and again ng in but as George had screwed up the th Noise NoiseKiller NoiseJriUor NoiseDiller
Killer the whistle was unheard and the bat never nevercamc nevorc nevercrime
camc c crime ma so at last there was absolutely nothing loft to toeat tocat toeat
eat eatAt At night the wizard was fainting nint 1II and so sb great greatwas greatVQS greatwas
was his hunger that George decided to ont eat tho thoapples thoapples theapples
apples but thinking that perhaps by cooking them themhe themhe themhe
he might deprive them of the charm he boiled them themin themin themin
in a pannikin When they were cooked he awoke awokethe awokethe awokethe
the wizard who had gone to sleep and invited imit d him himto himto himto
to taste the tempting applestew Magraw looked l okcd at atthe atth atthe >
the th dish and with without ut asking tt ki1 g what wl 3t it was eagerly ngery began be began began ¬
gan to devour the stoxVefl st tyed apples and George fol followed id idlowed ol ollowed ¬
lowed his example i for r lib thought that lib would wouldrather wouldrather wouldrather
rather be charmed than starved to death deathNow deathNow deathNow
Now quite by b accident George Gcor o had 11 < 1 deprived tho theapples thoapples thoapples
apples of one charm but the cooking cool hl had f given tm thorn thornanother thcma11othor themanother
another which bidl was exactly the opposite They made madeone madeonc madeone
one who ate them lovcflll 10 love i all l children as passionately passionatelyas
as if they thcycre were his owlViind o 1tUld hd i1dsoonor soonorhad soouor had Magraw Magrawfinished Mugrawfinished Magrawfinished
finished than he was overcome with an a alt t awful horror horrorof
of what ho had done to toall allthe ull the youngsters QU gsto s ha had hadtaken hadtakon hadtaken
taken awayfrom away froth n their parentslie parents parentsHo
Ho wept bitterly bitterl as he confessed to to George Goor o that thathe thathe thathe
he had stolen ele clcvejt cl Hmlhusand eii lhausand children in the last lasttwentynine lasttwontynit1o lasttwentynine
twentynine yoaua ycama1I Oal1Srallof allof of whom wore worivhu w in the theuseless thoUseless theuseless
useless spiderweb sJ > idarwcb mStBSft m tsM his liisvariouseavcrns various caverns and anilho nnthe andlie
ho rcsplved to go to work at once at the task of re
storing them to their parents He took t k out out his hiswhistle liiswhistle 1i s swhistle
whistle and blew it and as George had not used usadthe usadtheNoise theNoise the theNoise
Noise Killer in that part of the country the ih bat batheard batheard batheard
heard the sound and instantly appeared The wiz wizard w wiz wizard z znrd ¬
ard said saidto to George GeorgeI Goorge10m
I 10m am am now about to leave you and you must go goon goon goon
on without me for or I shall henceforth do only good goodto
to all mankind and shall need you no more but I Iwill IwiU Iwill
will reward you ou for your service serviceGeorge s serviceGeorge niee nieeGeorg
George forgot all about his pretence of deafness daafnesaand daafncsaDnd deafnessand
and said saidI saidHI
HI I ask for no reward for or I am paid by seeing soeingthat soeingthatyou that thatyou thatyou
you have reformed reformedNevertheless reformedNevertheless reformedNevertheless
Nevertheless you shall 1ie c rewarded rcwarded1snid said Magran Ma Magraw Magrn
graw grn I see now that you but protended to be deaf deafand de deand dealand
and dumb and I suppose you ou have hav worked some somespell same samespcU somespell
spell upon me and my apples but I I am glad glndof of it itnow itnow itnow
now for I fool ol so gQod that I could forgive h a boy or orgirl orgirl orgirl
girl anything any thing Then he rose and uttered these thesemogic thesomagic thesemagic
magic wordsRUBAIYAP words wordsRUEAIYAT wordstftUBAIYT
WHOX1Instantly WHONIInstantly WHOX1 VHOXIInstantly
Instantly the ramshackle cart was transformed transformedinto
into a royal ro al chariot and the skinny skinn old horse into intoa
a splendid stood with harness of red leather l Athtr with withgold witllgold withgold
gold trimming George rubbed his eyes but there thereit
it was sure enough and Magraw said saidThe said1ho saidlie
The horse unfl carriage are yours y our8 oura and ho willtake will willtake wiIItpke
take you you ou without any error or guidance wherever whereveryou whereverou whereveryou
you ou desire to t go The clothes you wear OAr you you can canchange ca11chf canclmtimmge
change chf nge by simply wishing for Or what you need and andnow SUd110W andnow
now I will sa say farewell for f r I have a deal of work workto
to do to make up for all n the harm I have done in inmy inm inmy
my m past pastGeorge pastGeorge pastGeorge
George watched the wizard as he climbed upon tha thabats tl19bofs thobats
bats broad back and then th n both vanished into tho thodark thodark thedark
dark sky sl The boy sprang into the beautiful car carriage carringc carriage ¬
riage and tho horse started off 9ff without any any word of ofcommand ofcommond ofcotninaud
command but George was far too sleepy to pay any anyattention anyattention iny inyattention
attention to him and soon he had fallen into such sucha su h hn
a deep slumber that t1 at when the carriage was soaring soaringalonpr sonringalon soaringalong
along alon through the air as high ae the hilltops he hencv he11C lienever
ncv 11C never r was aware that ho was moving at alL Sothrough So Sothrough Sothrough
through the night they thc went until when lutl morning morningbroke morningbroke morningbroke
broke the carriage was passing siu through n Uvory vary hand handsome hRn4some handsome ¬
some city cit where wlH re the houses IlOU5 were all built of marble marbleand marbleand marbleand
and onyx on s ernboworod 1bo ro < l in tall palm Iran where flash flashing tlashing fleshing ¬
ing fountains played p1a d find brighttinted brighttintodbir4ls birds sang sanghut sangbut sangbut
but not a human being was to be seen anywhere anywhereThen anywhereOH anywhereaoo0oeG
aoo0oeG OH OHThen C80o C80oThen
Then the horse as if knowing his masters mastcrsinten mastcrsintenliou inten intention intention ¬
tion trotted to the main street and out of the great greatgatcs greatgates rut rutg
gates g tcs of the city ci without looking to right righter er left leftand leftttlld lefttimid
and proceeded until they arrived nt the summit of a ahigh nhigh ahigh
high hill whore far nr ahead George saw tin anotherlarge another anotherlargo tlDOthorlarge
large city with tall towers and comps c1omr glittering in inthe inthe intime
the sunshine among green palms When lie reached reachedthe reachedthe reachedthe
the city cit he found it as desolate and lonesome as aa tho thofirst thofirst thefirst
first but not quite as dusty and grassgrgwn grsss grottn Ho Howustcd Hewstcd lies
wustcd s cd very er little time here but hurried on for he howas hewrs hetras
was becoming very hungry indeed as he had eaten eatennothing e eatenuuthing on on110thiug
nothing since the thol1ight night before beforeBy boforeUOO1l11 beforeBy
By noon UOO1l11 he arrived at a smaller town town where every everything overything everything ¬
thing looked quite fresh as if the people oopl mtist cer certoiuly eertJ certaiuly
toiuly tJ nly bo somewhere about But although he callediuudly called calledloudly cs lCd lCdioudly
loudly many times nobody 1lObo y appeared nppcar to answer his hissummons hissummonS hissummons
summons summonsThe summonSThe summonsflte
The horse cantered along merrily and eagerly eagerlysccuuiitf eDgerlysC eagerlysecuming
sccuuiitf sC < 1Din to know mow that he was vns approaching ft1 > proact 11g another anotherplace anotherItlace anotherlllec
place of human habitation and an now and iUjth H1 h npigh npighing ncighing noighiag
ing loudly which is said to be a good sign si sign niiud and veryinspiring very veryinspiring try tryinspiring
inspiring Soon George espied wp iod houses a gilded gilded domes domespearly tlomcslc1rl domespearly
pearly silvery 9 hcr and crystal ct stnl gleams among the ttCCJn tfrcenahead ttCCJnallCnd reen reenahead
ahead but what hftt was mote comforting flashes of ofcolor ofcotor ofcolor
color moving moil1 about which assured him that there therewere therewere thereu
u were orc living 1i ng ic beings ngs in in this place at least I n8t although althoughwhat nlt1loughwhot althoughye
what sort of o f people l1 otlo hey wore he had as yet ye t t to learnheard learn learnHo
Ho Ileneared heard b nltl a faroff sound as of thunder as ho honcarcd 110neare
neared neare the town a low rumble which made Lfo think thinkthat thnkth thinkthat
that th t there must be some huge factory beycnd but it itdied itdied itdied
died away awa as he entered the strcccts and for or a few fewminutes fewminutA fewmninate
minutes thoro was silcnco silcncoHundreds silcncoHundreds silencoIltindreds
Hundreds of people dressed in gay colcrs came eamohurrying camehurrying smehurr
hurrying hurr ill out of the houses and stores as the noise noiseceased noiseCasod noiseceased
ceased to see what had happened und when they be beheld beheld beheld ¬
held tho hamlsomo boy in the magnificent mogtn Bent garments garmentswhich gnrmclltswhich garmentswhich
which he had suddenly wished for just as he cams camsinto c cameinto me meinto
into the town they welcomed him as U a yrinue llri u from fromsome fromsome fromsome
some distant city t asking him his name and id inviting invitinghim invitinghim invitinghim
him to alight and have hay refreslmmeittsThat ref refreshments refreshmentsThat reshmenta reshmentaThat
That was exactly o < ct1y what he wanted wantlmost most and in a afew 11few afew
few minutes he was seated s ated at a table in the house of ofa
a nobleman nobl rnnn nsmmet namccl mi lo < 1 Oratorio who was attached to totho toth tothe
the th Kings s body bodygunt3Orvtorio guartk guarflOratorio Or torio waited until un il George Georgehad Gcorgohad corgo corgohad
had 02 o oaten ten enough to satisfy his keen hunger
and sndthen then began beganto to ask questions but before b ro George Georgcould G Georgecould org orgcould
could reply a terrific noise drowned his words This
din seemed to come from rom overhead and was a sort sortof sortof aortaof
of continuous roar and rattle not unlike like cannon
firing but with it was heard a deep growl rowl also a1 o
What t on earth is that asked George in amaze amazement amuement amazement ¬
ment as he felt for his Noise Killer for this was wascertainly W8IIcertainly wascertainly
certainly a case whore it wag Was badly needed
Nothing on n earth replied the nobleman It I t is ms 8
from fr above That is the Rinkorum who is rapidly rapi
driving the whole town crazy with its awful noise
It IT has 4 i A J JSwonk
depopulated three towns belo belonging to King
Swonk the Third who rules this lovely land and I Iear
fear ear will soon make this city uninhabitable also as asnobody asnobody senobody
nobody can stand the ceaseless racket
George went to tho window and looked out btt bttsaw but butsaw butsaw
saw nothing Ho asked askedWhat askedWllnt askedWlmat
What doestbe does the thing look like Where u is it
How H w big is it iU Can On it hurt you
In appearance it resembles a great eat irregular um ¬
brella said Oratorio something like a a huge jelly ¬
fish more than anything else 1se with long streamers
dangling down and it goes spinning along over OY the
housetops from one part of town to another never neveror JJeftror neveror
or rarely ceasing for one minute to roar and rattle rattleas
as its doing now When you entered town it had hadstopped htMlstopped hadstopped
stopped its uproar for the first time this month mGDthond monthand monthand
and it was a blessed bl ssed relief I toll you Thats why all
the bo people greeted you so cordially I suppose It Itas ItIS
as is harmless harl1 ess enough except for this terrific terriieuoiee noise
Why doesnt somebody shoot this Kinkoruml0 Kinkoruml0nekod Rinkorumiaekad Rinkorumnaked
naked George GeorgeWe GeorgeVe GeorgeWe
We Ve have tried that
replied Oratorio but can caanon canon cannon
non balls go right through him and seem to make makeno makeno
no impression at all In fact act lie makes a louder loudernoise loudernoisa loudernoise
noise when we V shoot at him as if it came out more moreeasily moreoosi1y moreeasily
easily oosi1ynThis 0 0This rThis
This is a terrible condition of o affairs exclaimed
George gleefully fingering his > Noise Killer in his hiscoat hiscORt hiscoat
coat pocket pocketAt
At this moment a messenger from King Swonk Swonkarrived Swoukarrived Swonkarrived
arrived to ask the young visitor to present pre ent himself himselfat
at Court Courtt at once to explain how he had caused the
Kinkorum to silence his uproar upon U On his entrance
into town George immediately got 3 t into nto his hi carriage carriagewith carriagewith carriagewith
with Oratorio and drove to the Kings palace where
ha hewas was at once taken before
on e his Majesty and pre presented presented ¬
sented The King askedo asked askedWhence askedM askedtW1ICncC
M o ooo ooo oooWhence
Whence come you handsome stranger strangerGeorge f fGeorge IG
George G orge told him he came from far Gesundheit Gesundheitand
and said that he was traveling to tooh observe ene foreign foreignlands fori foriJands foreignlands
lands and customs When he hefinished had finished King
Swonk inquired anxiously anxiouslyTell amdouaIyTell anxiouslyTell
Tell me how did you silence the dreadful Rink Rinkorurn Rinkorum Rinkorum
orum I have offered my daughter Irene to the manwho man manwho maDvho
who can drive the thing away Have you come to toperform toperform toperform
perform the feat feattJust featJust ttf ttfJust
Just then the Princess Irene appeared in the door doorway doorvini doorwurfar
way wurfar for r site was was curious of course to see the young youngman youncman youngman
man who might mi lIt perhaps be her husband and as so sour soura9 < 1l1a m mas
as a she Set ct eyes on George she promptly fell in love lorewith lovewith lovewith
with him himGeorge himGeorge himGeorge
George took out his hisNoise Noise Killer and screwed it ittogether ittogeth ittogether
together r instantly A deep silence fell upon the thecourt thecourt thecourt
court a breathless awful stillness that came like a asudden asudden asudden
sudden shock to them all Then George spoke totime to totlie totIle
tIle King to say that all he desired was his daughter daughterbut daughterbut daughterbut
but of course his voice was aa inaudible for every everysound everysound everysound
sound was stilled entirely Everybody else began to towhisper towhiSpcr towhisper
whisper but nobody heard u ard a word and andtb the King was wasamazed wasamazed as asamazed
amazed to find fi id that he had become deaf deafGeorge deafGeorge deafGeorge
George realized that lie had overdone the matter matterand matterand matterand
and he unscrewed UD8cr wed the Noise Killer little by littleuntil little littleuntil littleuntil
until whispers began to be heard and the Kings Kingsvoice Ki Kingsvoice 1 1voice
voice became audible He said saidWhoever saidtlhoever saidWhoever
Whoever you are and by whatever power you youhave youhave youhave
have accomplished this wonderful feat eat we thankyou thank thankyou thaukyou
you This is indeed a blessed ble ed relief I will now go goto IfOto goto
to bed and get et a few hours sleep sl p after which the thewedding thewedding thewedding
wedding will be celebrated with proper pomp and andceremony andc andceremony
c ceremony r monyif if all continues as blissfully silent as it is isat isat isat
at present presentAll presentAU presentAll
All followed the tired Kings example except exceptGeorge E3ctptGeorge exceptGeorge
George and the Princess who sat in the garden to toget toget toget
get acquainted with each other o ler for several hours hoursAll hoursAll hoursAll
All was deep silence there for even the birds could couldnot could110t couldnot
not be heard nor the splashing of the fountains f untains nor nortlie norUe northe
the rustling of the trees and once nee in a while the theHinkorum theRinkorum theRlnkorum
Hinkorum spun across the sky wildly in complete completesilence completesileuoet completesilence
silence amazed and worried at being unable to hear hearitself hearitself hearitself
itself rumble and roar Then when the Princess be became beC1me became ¬
came sleepy George swung her gently in a silken silkenhammock silkenhammock ilkenhnunock
hammock for a long time timeThe timeThe timeThe
The next day everything continued to be peaceful peacefuland peacefuland peacefuland
and serene everybody awoke in Rood humor and andthe andthe andthe
the King Ki ordered a celebration bidding the cannon cannonto cannODto cannonto
to be fired and firecrackers firlOracJ rs set off Of course not a asound Iisound asound
sound was heard h Ard but it amused everybody to see thenoiseless the thenoiseless thenoil
noiseless noil le6s cannon belch bt > leb forth smoke and flame and andthe anddie andthe
the silent firecrackers spit out flashes but the boys boyswere boswere boyswere
were disgusted for boy like they had enjoyed thedin the thedin thedin
din made by the Biakornm BiakornmAfter Ri1korumMter RiakoramAfter
After a few days the people began to be so 0 much muchworried muchworrid muchworried
worried by the profound pro ound silence that they begged beggedthe beggedtllcIGng beggedthe
the tllcIGng King to request a little disturbance di turbaoee as no one onecould oneCQuld onecould
could speak above a whisper wl sp r and they wished to hearthe hear hearthe hearthe
the birds sing and the babies cry and the dogs bark barkfor barkfor barbfor
for this awful viul silence seemed seem unnatural unnaturalMeanwhile unnatural1fcnnhiJo unnaturaloooooooooo
oooooooooo ooooooooookleantvhile
Meanwhile tho Kinkorum got busier bu ier and busier all allthe a allthc l lth
the th o time working BO hard to make u noise and all allin 311in allin
in vain that he became desperate and finally finallyswelling finallrsweUiu fiinall fiinallswelling
swelling himself bhu elf up enormously for a final trc trcmctulous trcmendous treinendous
mctulous effort he tried once more and burst burstThe burstThe burstThe
The pieces pi ces came flopping down to the earth with withsoft withsoft withsoft
soft thuds nIl over the town and that was the eml emlof euitof ul ulof
of the Kinkorum George unscrewed unscn > woo the Noise li liter Kil Killer il illel ¬
ler at once ol onCO e and the t lC shout that went wen up from the th city citywas CItyWitS citymss
was hcard b rd for ten miles milesThen nlilesfhcll mileshe
Then the t tuproar he wedding was celebrated with such an anuproar 3Duproar
uproar and ud such Sli h gorgeous display that all said it itcould itcuuld itcould
could never possibly be equaled and 8ndGecrge George Getrgein in 1 a amost amd5t amost
most magnificent nftgn icCl1t suit sui t of clothes all covered with withdiamonds w withdiamotida th thdiamotlda
diamonds from head to foot f ot which he had wished wishedupon wishedupon
upon himself in the Kiorning riC J11ng made such an impos imposing unpos unposing mmposlag ¬
lag ing appearance apl > earancc that King Swonk Swo k declared he c had hadnever hadnever d dll
never ll ver seen 8 n so magnificent ma llficcl1t n prince prince in m in all his life lifeAfter lifeAfter lifeAfter
After the wedding the th bride and nd groom Toom went on ontkoir ont ontheir
t their oir honeymoon hOIle moon trip in m the wiztrds carriage oarnage and andas andas andas
as they have not returned yet I suppose they t ey are arestill aIl aIlstill arestill
still exploring these outoftheway ou o tbeay countries thatlie that thatlie thatHe
lie about Far Gesundheit and a King ng Swonks realrr realrrof reRhrc realirof
of c Lumbago WANT v AtT McDOUGALL L
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