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UYSANSOM stood looking at the great cat bJa black blackand k kand
G and red billboard on thei the fenco n e with th much Inuchap13zcment muchamazement
amazement showing on ou his facer PeterItughcsomin Peter Peterugl1Cs
Itughcsomin ugl1Cs oming along at that insta instant 1t And stoppin stoppinbeside tqnn Jl 4 4beside
beside him saw that a great wonder mingled with withdoubt withdoubt
doubt inli iii 1us Gomrade Olnradesmin s mind and ieteraske ieteraskeYhatsthe Peter asked askedWhats
Whats Yhatsthe tho matter Lost sour yourmarblesl yourmarbleslNope marbles marblesToPo
Nope rep rcPliodJGuY iedGuy But if that thatbi bilboard lboaril t tells l1s l1sthe a athe
the truth thc Benevolent Rambillicus i 10stjor 10stjorrather lost or orrather
rather worse rsc ior he must be a p pJi risoner ner i iWhats t tWha
Whats Wha 5 aRa RnIhbtllicus > hbtllicus 1dem demandedi3 ridedj E cter cterCan ter terCan
Can i you reid read wt4e the bi billboaaV 1bo ia asked s dquy Guy ser serwhat 5 5what
what s sRofully 01i1fu1b for he thoug thought t hat everby evewb < my myknew y yknow
knew old Rambi1hus Rambi1husPeter mb l1ions l1ionsJ
J Peter P etcrd read a the b b billboard ll oard earef carefully l r It t was asfo1 asfo1lows s I l lJA
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JA I ILast
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LastPjiJo Last Two rp eekro ks ot 1 Mankltarrtson a1zklzarris 1Zs 1ZsGredt s srk
rk Great ShowJ Show i iA
A Tli Attracti01 11 4 4c
Jtti Greatest r t tGENUINE 01Z Earth
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TIJis TIJisj TIJisolrderfll This Thiswonder j wonder olrderfll il a1li11Zt l Tzasbeeti has been pro proCllr6t v vcaredatenorlnouself
Cllr6t caredatenorlnouself fl1 tmOrl1lQtlS expel eiise sejql1dtujll and will be bescclzf besear
scclzf sear or t two o we weeks ks 101lgerlfefore longer be ore he ze 11 returfs 11lrl1S <
turfs lrl1S to the Szarda o of Gazbaglz Gazba la who cap caplured captiered
lured l her m ill inADMISSION thc wilds of Borneo BorneoltlD1VIISSIoN
Ven exclaimed Peter that doesnt tell any anything anylung
thing I never hoard of a RambiUicus RambillicusQ I Irte
rte Q an animal who 1O lives in the Delectable DelQcta 1eP1 Play Playground y ysroull
sroull ground groundssaid > > sai Gtt uy uyVhoro y yWhore
Whore arc tIle Delectable rlaiiroun Playa PlayaPeter s a5ke a5kercler
Peter eagerly
odA odAAwny
Away outside of town responded Guy Guynever Iv Ivnoyer Ive
never been there because Ive always boon pretty l1rcttybusy prettybusy
busy with my studies but I know aU aboutine aboutineplace about the theP thelace
place P lace Its filled with merrygorounds 5Wihimin swimming immingPends i t tponds
ponds roller coasters swings baseball grounds growldssoUa groundssoda
soda fountains and everything Oh its a fine fineplace fineplace
place place placeWhat 40 40What
What What do thoy Chnfsto charge to let youin you in 1 inq inq lirca lircarotc iirclPeter
rotc rotcOh Oh nothing at aU The Benevolent RambHlicu3 RambHlicu3initccl Rambillicu9invited
initccl invited children to cone there and stay awhile awlli1emost1y awhilemostly
mostly during vacation but he only asks good chil claildren chili
i dren thoy say and he has another animal called callcdthe calledthe
the Skeewink that goC5 snooping round findingchildren finding findingchildren
children that lIe thinks good enough to be askedIll asked askedIll
Ill bet ru never 1e invited said Peter for fortheyre fortheyre
theyre always saying Im no good but I nint any anyWorse anyworse
Worse than any oi the kids on our street Ill bet betmn betWhia1
mn Whia1 docs this Ramb Rambillicus 1icus look like likeSomethiiig i iSomcthiilgliko
Somcthiilgliko Somethiiig like n hippopotamus replied Guy Guyt13ut GuyBut
t13ut But hes different too for hes all fitt fitted d out with withclosets withclosets
closets and places where you can get pies cakes cakespretzels
4 pretzels and su such things besides ho hag n regular regu1arsodn regularsoda
soda fountain inside and there are cups hanging hangingllong hangingalong
along his hisoutsido outside All you have to do is to turn onthe on onthe
the kind yl y L want and hold your cup cupGee cupGee
Gee 1 but thats bully I cried Peter Tell U3 U3anore usmore
1 more moreCouldnt Couldnt tell it all in an hour s said d Guy Bin Bintoes Hiaoes
toes oes are bananas and whcnyou pick one off an anothcr another
othcr other one comes right out in its place But whatplizzlcs what whatp
p plizzlcs lcs mo is how the Rambillicus came came to be in a ac acircus
circus c cus
AdlJ AdlJIll
Ill bat its a1iumbug a liumbug I cried P Peter ter Ifs o oil t1 a af aif
if f ako ko animal mobbe a rhinoceros or a hopupontopoL hopupontopo
fus L I
1 guess youre right Id j just st like iogo to gO and tell teURambillicus tellRambillicus
Rambillicus that theyre advertising that hes in acircus n ncircus
circus declared Guy If I had ten teucents cents Id do doit doft
it this very morning morningIve f fIve
Ive got twenty ce ents = nts W said Peter Pet r JAt Lots joflow go gonow
now flowIn nowIn
In twominutes they were on n trolley c car r speeding speed speedIng
Ing towaRrd toward the Delectable Playgrounds and andinan andinanv in an anl
Iidur l ur thewcre eftto entering fug the Io v 1y Y Yest y indxemote nd re not for f r rcst
cst that t conceals the Plnygr Pla9grounds unqsfrom from chance chancepassersby chancepassersby
passersby passersbyPns passersbyPassing
Pns Passing ing through it quickly for both w were re very veryeager veryeager
eager to behold the w wt wtnders nders that th n th the Rum Rambillicus Rambillicusshares illicus illicusslulrcS
shares with h his Iii s fnvor favored e a ° children childrenn childrenthey they tnoye came me Rout Routupon ut utupon
upon the grassgrown shady plain upon p n which werescattered were werescattored
scattered in many ny booths playhouses and other attractions at attractions
tractions but the moment their eyes ro roved edover over the thotI thePln3b
Pln3b Pinyground ground both boys saw at onc once that tn t something sometliingwas
was wrong wrongEerything i iEverything
Everything was almost in ruins and showed that thntll thatnothing
ll nothing thing 11a lead < J been done to preserVe from the ravages ravngeso
o of the wind and rain the beautiful things that lay laynbout lapabout
about in thogreatqst the greatqst profusion profusionHero profusionIIoro
Hero they saw scattered on o n the groundthe finesttoys finest finesttoys
toys there amid tho t 1e t llfaSS lay ay 40115 doll s b bats batsI batscameras 1ts 1tsI
< I I clUe cameras ft swords and drum while broken vv aeons aeonsand gons gonsn
n and d bicycles torn picturebooks and shattered musi musien musical
en cal instruments gave evidence that n long time had hadP9ssed hadpassed
passed si since ce tl the ehilclroniharl iJdr lib been nbe hero Fr Fragments Fragmentsof pc ts1 ts1of
of mou oyldy T y ca cake p t an Jl l ec CCS c of 11al half alSS dissos 1vC1 lvedcand cn4d y yslio
slio 0011 tti elr i tU the frtn a i whnalEnI while allabout Oi1trof ravndcurieltis ri s st
fie seewk Wink Wept CI < 1 It tC Cant an t Be BeWhen e eWhen
When He Heard 09i o R Ram amg1wCtS 1f f lsctssl Ith the thehe e ethe
ou ouf7
the he New ewe I l obY V1 Little L itt1e Animal Criei Crie
f7 Pm 1
snnil snaillike like creatures white as sI snow ow i iVhat r rVl1at
Vl1at on on earth rth arc these thii thin cri cried d 5eter ot r in inastoIlisbment in inastonishment
t tOh
astonishment astonishmentOh astoIlisbment
Oh T remember them replied Guy after er n mo momont 9 9JI
mont s thought 1 read about diem llih h he JI y Ys r ra J11e J11eHornswoggles r rHornswoggles fife t tmonts
Hornswoggles Tho TheRambiIlicus Rambi11icllil feeds on them th m n nath r rl
l ath th cr r ha lic hobs t the e sugar ug r offthem sec e tli qy qyarc 4Yare
arc are called sugarcoated sugar coated Hornsw9gg1epaI Hornswo les an wit fitco comes comeson r s son
on them all the time somehow somehowIs
Is that all he hadtoeat had toeat asked Peter P tcr And Andyet A iti itiy
t lloslts lies as big in as arhinoc
y yet s a rhinocer4s rhinocer4sThats IQs i iThats
Thats aU I ever hoard of f himcathl hi m eatil i 9IJ01 ioi t tGuy C CGuy ed
Guy Maybe he eats other things but the book did did110t didnot
not say so Lets go on and see what else there is isaround isaround
around h hare hareTlieymoved e erl
Tlieymoved rl ymoVed 6n n amid thcruins the ruins of former orm r good goodtimes goodtimes
times but saw nothing livi li > g and nothing i zit batter battercondition bettercondition
condition anywhere Finally just as they wore woreabout wereabout
about to return in disgust and apd disappointment 5appoi t lellt they theyhoard hey heyheard
hoard a Voice and t turning rning quickly saw a marvel marvelous
ous animal that was like a huge raccoc raccoon n approach approachi approaching
i ing g and calling to them It said with a tearful tearfulDont tearfulsnuffle
snuffle snuffleDont
Dont leave children Pray remt remain n with l me meYoure meiYoure
Youre the first Ive seen fo for many a day dayThats da daThats
Thats the SkcJwink Skc wink whispered Guy Guythe Hes Hestlic
the one I told you about aboutWill I IWill
Will he do anything to Us i asked Peter t f loo looking lookingabout ng ngnbout
about for a big stone stoneI
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0 e
It I w01ldnJt harm yo you if I could 1 i d detlarod c15tpd the iheSkeowink theSkeewink
Skeowink a as he c1e up to them 1 i11nSO a m so io 1 onely onelythat 11iJy 11iJythat
that the sight ot yo you mademe made me stop cryl cryiil fo ior tile tilefirst the thefirst
first time since the dear old Rambillicus R mb 1 lqus went wentawaYI l nt ntaway
away awaYI 1
What 1 shoutlJd both joys 1 togethorj 11ti 4t s 1he 1heRambillicus 1te 1teRambillicus
Rambillicus gone goneYes goneYes
Yes j hes been absent tor or eleven m months iths re replied replied
plied the Skeewink Skee wink tears dripping from his hi5his hi5hishers hi5 hi5kers
hers and falling with dismal splashes to t1i tlia gr ground groundd nd
d 1 have h eve been watering thoplants thoP lants with withm m weeping weepingeversince g geversince
eversince Alas hes gone and Ik I + ltiowrnot l 1Vf11Qfwhore whore whoreI 1 1I
I am am desolate and forlorn forlornlWby
Why th then n that must be he in the circu circuss ia sh9tl shetuted sh9tlcd =
cd Guy Tho would havethoughtit1 havethoughtit1What have thou ht1t ht1tWhat
What My dear old Rambillicus inacircusl inacircuslNever in a circus circusNever
Never asserted the Ske8wiIik Hi iI li t jcd d ° c lt ltJus r rcures
cures Jus Said they made parents tell tells 4 > rJ rJthcy ri + tien tienwthey
wthey thcy pre preteniied ed that tll they y only went v nt t tohc 1 aJr aJrorcer t r cli an anoracr
oracr orcer to totake take the children 9 Oh Ya notRam no J1m cou could couldYa d dnevcr
never join join a circus circus Ho > Jis dead or t + y1 sonwt somothin ing ingawful 4s 4snever g gawful
awful has happened liaPP encdto to him himOh 1 J Jr
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1 Oh h lIes in in the circus circusall ljrig ri ht t a decjured decjuredPeter lared laredP
Peter P e t er s stoutly t U y I snw sawtlie LIt we bill u and 1 an ta IT it i un tad dhJ his lsnamo lsnamoon u o oon
on it n foot high highlThen i ii
Then ho has been captured I i cried the Skee Skeewink Skeewink
wink ho hotly 1y N Qthing on earth could induce in uce Ram Ramto Ranito
to forsnlte me and these beautiful playgropnds pla ygropnda upon uponwhich uponwhich
which s so many years toil was spent He has been beentrapped been beentrapped
trapped and yet who could have b < en n s smart smartenough art artcno1gh
enough to trap that wise and wary ol old < J fellow ii iiBarnum
Barnum Barnum could have vo done it I sup suppose ose said the tbewise thewise
wise du Guy y thoughtfully and I suppose thiro t tothers fore are areoUlcrs
others in in t1 o bu buSines9 buSines9The i 1css 1cssThis
The This s must boloolrod be looked into declaredti aeclared the e Skee Skeewink
winkBut wink but alas alasIcant I cant do itfbr it fortn 0 11eylfllali 0 0 ilnaU me me in ina in ina
a minute minute 1 1Sura 1Sure
Sure said Peter Youd t o dbethe be the griat areatestever areatesteverin st ever everill
ill a menagerie
Jiy Y I winigO liome ome rid rida d dnUf
nUf a 1aSfsn lasasarni hlE s innk ank Tl1ercfs t w o o d o1Lars o1Larsand II rs rsti
ti and d eight c cents nts in itiind it and ahitdsfa ts ti iIUt ill titan
v vnQ
enough nQ gb Tli Then jt aelI1 H gq go t to the hecircusrfn circus and 1 Q i rfi P hes hesreally les lesfQ
really there thereThen u fQ 1 r
1 1n
n Then en what hat P ilimunlIod P Potor f r O Gan wegct we bctnm bctnmout Jlim JlimiuU
out iuUI <
I hadnt thou thdug1tt g gI ht sO far rts as thht1 that tn R 1i9d buy uy
1 dont suppose two little boys could co1ilaltI de much muchTtiv 1ch27 1ch27WQ
r Ttiv WQ o bo boys aqid did b gSRa a 11 d cil c 1sQn r fU ° 4y dO cc1 1ired + A ed the theSkIf
Skawiiik SkIf wink They killed an awful thing thlt that was waspostorinS waspestorin
postorinS us Maybe you two can thill think ot of some someVny some1vAy
Vny to rescue Ram if hes really there 0 Ohdo h duty dutyii try tryi
i ii even i if it costs twice two dollars and ai ight ht cents centsQl ents entsJ
ish t pensei inyth ytlungt gi tIieJ
Ql t h i eapensc i rArtpIied rCuuy rCuuyWell Uy UytV
Well tV cll hn have 0 to look over the ground first anV and4hink and4hinkup hink hinkt1p
t1p something Come Peter let us hasten anti get gethomo getyt
homo before dark Tonight yt we will m go to Rank Rankharrisons hanky
harrisons harris 0 ns circus circustoight circus y t tAf
Af toight ofsht oclock they stood at the theonfrance cntTrance o of the thocircus thecircus
circus amid an eager and c cited crowd which was waspushing waspushing
pushing into the lig li hted tc space before the ticket ticketI ticketstand ticketstand
stand Each boy had atluarter q arter in his hand Guy GuystoDped Guystopped
stopped and w whispered ispered isperedSoon 4 4Soon =
Soon as we get in in w well 21 go go and see the men menagerie menagerieright gpri gpriright
right right off But we mU51 2t t s say y Qr do anything yt ing that thatwill thatwill
will seem suspicious suspiciousDont W WDo
Do Dont t lets go nea near the h R mbillicus until the tllocr thecrowd
cr crowd wd goes goes into the circusPUt circus part then well have the thoplaco theplace
place to ourselves sa saidtPeter saidtPeterc d Peter PeterThey
They entered thc th c menBgmie menag r ric i c and as they l hadd ad ex expected expected
pected the crowd abou about 1P 1Pthat tho animal was 50 great greatthat eat
that th they could not approac approach l the large ironbarre ironbarrecage ironbarredcage
cage in which he was confin confined d But they cou could 4 see seehis seehis
his sad eyes and mournful face above the l1e heads ds of oftJ oftlioP
tJ tlioP peoplc who were mre eagerly staring at hHIi and andtnlKing andtalk
tnlKing talk = iii g eXcitedly about him i for r you must remem remember remember
ber some ten millionpcoplc million people have read nIl a about aboutRambillicus out outRnmbillicus
Rnmbillicus Rnmbillicusrio I IHe
rio He appeared almost too oo dejected to notice the them themen
m men n women and children gazing gazing at t hi him m Some Somelaughed me melaughed
laughed at him and I riiad 1a 6 remarks 2lbcut 1 his i ap appearance appearance
pearance others even threw pennutshells at him himSad himSad
Sad find disheartening was the t e sight of hundreds of ofsilly ofsilly
silly and shallow hunsnbeings human beings making fun of this thisbllIJPVQ1ent thisbenpvQlent
bllIJPVQ1ent eroature crojit re in inh his sIDisery misery and yet pe perhaps perhapssome haps hapssome
some of the children of these thcscvery eery m men n and women womenni womenmiht
miht ni gbi11av have visited v sited th fhc pl playgrounds ygiounds sometime and andIlDC andhave
have enjoy enao y ll r 5v the he rare miss that comes o s to all n t tvisi tiro
visi v s torstbere torstbereLowcr
Lower I IRnJI1billicus and lower fell the head of the dejected dejectedanbillicus deje ted
RnJI1billicus anbillicus as the throng grew greater around his hiscage hisca7a1
cage until finally a big o tear fell on the planks pla i1hS be benepth beHeath
Heath him He tried to conceal his g grief ief but the t1ccnge thecago
cnge cago was open all about and there was a wid wide spacebetween space spacebntween
between eachiton each iron bar so o that that aU sa saw v his misery miseryand miseryand
and many actually lnugh laughed d to see him weep I Happily Hap Hapily
pily ily the hour for the circus performance arrived arrivedvcry arrivedvcry
vcry vcry soon and the crowd rovd rushed iIIto t the i big M tent tantlraving tentleaving
leaving only the two b boys ys in the menagerie mextagerieGuy menagerieGuy
Guy hurried ocr to the cage find putting l lux luxbead s shead
head in between the iron bars said in a low v voice voiceRambillicus e eRambil1icu
Rambil1icu We Ve hav have just come comeirom froth the Skec Skecwink Skeewink
wink winkRambillicus 1 I IRun
Run Rambillicus icus raised his hea head and opened Iiis h fJY eyes eyesin 5 5in
in SUrpllC surprise
F Fl Fl
it iti
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II IIWllntdiq Wllntdiq What didyou Y9U say Wave 1 9 youAbecn < b cn out out to tho thoplnygrounds1 the thelavgroundia
plnygrounds1 Havo you seen Skeewink SkeewinkYcsand
Ycsand Yes and Ve clime in here to see i if it werecnl1y werecnl1yyou were rCally rCallyyou
you and tQsee to see if there isnt so some e w way y of res rescuing rescuingBui uipg
j 0
ou 1
oul l Bui ut tbat1s impossible L Lstrong Till 1lliisl is 1 1strofigIva ago 1ia ° is sfartoo lOO lOOto
strong strofigIva 170 test tested d every ironbn iron iat A t clep edepllout q11t
couldnt bend one replied the Rambillicus NoITankharrison No NoIIankharriso
IIankharriso go sot me nI and q he will ill keep ccp me hero horeuntil herountil
until I die dieIlow dieIlow
Ilow on earth did he capture you asked Guy GuyinvQPpera Guyin
invQPpera in vQndcr as bergaied I1cg iedat at the J lingo pgcform pgcformctI form formtltts
ctI tltts a pit tfuliala f ul tale = Tep1iq ePlied nanibillicus rr T w was wastoo s stoo
too trusting 1 x came p1e to town to seek for some good goodehil goodchild
ehil child s QlI tibu b1 I Ihappened pp cd IIfoar fear tOIse1 to into tl tlwroDgs the thewrengs
wroDgs iset CetThe The boys acid even the girls there therethrew therethrew
threw things th ngs at me tore off my silver cups de de51oiled despoiled
spoiled me ofevcrytl1ing of everything and obliged me tofloc to fiec into intothe intothe
the woods woodsThere woodsThere
There I hid and was afraid to venture out > until untilr untiltr
tr r ITank1 1Tankharrison nrrison cam came and told me that h ha had hndbuilt hadbuilt
built n car in which I d safely escape lie Ie assured as assured
sured me otnat that its bars h ti le rc so strong that no boy boycould boycould
could reach me and thus he indu induced cd me to to venture ventureinto ventureinto
into this prison I was even glad to sC scahim Jlim shut shutIDO shutme
IDO in and then with ton horses take mo Qu bacl k to totown totown
town and it was not until nti1 evening that learned Ilearnedthat I learnedthat
that I was a prisoner prisonerHe
He had trapped me for his circus and had h a taken takencare akencare
care to make the cage ns strong ds poss possibje e fastening fasten fastening
ing each great bar into the framework of the cage cageso cageso
so that all my strength did not suffice to jar them themThe themThe
The floor is made of solid oaK planks as as thick as asour asyour
your our arm Ob no theres no hope for poor old oldRambillicus oldRambillicus
Rambillicus and I g guess less youd better ret return and andtoU and andtell
tell Skeewink to make his way Ito o some fa faraway farawayland away awayln
land ln d where such ills may not befall be all hi1I1 him als alsJJ1J also alsoWhat
Iff IffYl
What Yl at does ocs lIe give you to cat asked loter as ashe ashe
he noted how wasted was the form rm before him himJIaYJ himHay
< < Hay ropli replied t Rambillicus Hay ny nndturnips and turnips turnipsthink j jthink
think of it itVeIl itre11
VeIl we win bring yo you a lot r of RornVoggloS RornVoggloSr RornVoggloStomorrow Hornswoggloxtomorrow
tomorrow replied the boy even evenif if I have to crawl crawlunder crawlunder
under the tent Theres barrels bf them out in the thoplaygrounds theplaygrounds
playgrounds and Ill ll bet thefro just dying to have havoyou haveyou
you lick the sugar off them themRambillicus I IRa
Ra Rambillicus bi licus was speechless Ere cowdritthanx cowdritthanxthem couldnt than thanthem
them but the t1i o x P ressin in his eyes showed evactl DCt1j DCt1jhow Y Ylioiv
how he felt and nd he actually smiled when Peter as asslued assured
slued him that he thought they would find away to torescue torescue
rescue him l1imTh himThe
Th The boys went vcntnway away at last when after the circus circusperformance circusperformance
performance was over the people again began to topour topour
pour pour into int the menagorie m nag rie tent tent to See old RnmbiUic Rambillicusonce s sonc
once more before b 4oro leaving and ands although boti both pf pfthmwer ofthemwere
thmwer a t little bit sorty sorry not rio tohovc an nn i ibareback limo limobareback
bareback bareback riders the trapeze performers and the theclown theclown
clown they were too glad at the lucky chance of ofta oftalking
ta talking ing with RamJ Rambillicus > iUicus to complain complaindJJA complainf complainnext
f dJJA dJJAThe
The ThePlaygr next day daYthey they hastened to tot1 the e D DdIectthilo lc tfi lQ lQPlaYgT
PlaYgT o lIids ana meeting the t ttold he Skeewink Skcewink almost tn tnmediately
meehateIywith mediately told him what had acc occurred ired Hew He wa ovr ovrcomt ov9 r rcomb
comb combmeehateIy with n mingling ntmagl ina g of JoY joy and grief she shed te toars toarsand rs
11 11and
and turned somersaults for no wa5ql1 was quite e can canvinced cenvineed
vinced that somehow they would find a Way 10 10rescue 1orescue
rescue his friend ana benefactor bQDefaetorBOys benefactorBoys
BOys are wonderful tJlings1 i said ai hct hctcyond be cyond cyondfull wonder wonderfull
full Are not boys fathers fathersto to men Denl All the smart smartmen smartmen
men have been made by boys rou ou know P l he re repeatedly reeated19
peatedly dcclare deelarerl < and when ou como to think of ofthe ofit
it the ho was quite q uite rIght It is very certain that nearly nearlyall
all the great things done by men men were a1l1hought a1l1houghtof all thought thoughtof
of when they were boys In fact I have not yet yetdone yetdone
done half of the big g things that I planned when tvhenI tvhenIwas I Iwas
was a kid But Guy couldnt see ee how they cou coumanngeto could couldmanage
manngeto manage a to get getiron tIle Childrens Friendd ri n out o t or t he r i igrea
grea iron cage nor even to gt a t to hini with t4 1s 1sr s sJ
J in r 1Qhprizcd ali + er z zIctor cd joodthO food itheornswosas prnswoggI s i t tFetor
Fetor po W tivas 9 a boy ofreat of great resource t s u althaugb tho b
7 7J 7Pt
not nearly as learned as his friend had becLthink becLthinkPing bec1 thinK thinKipg
Ping deeds and when they had secured a big basket basketfrom
from 1 = Om the Skeewink and gathered n few hundred of ofthe ofthe
the sni1ljk things he said saidi saidctr
ctr T th think k Mr I Han al1k1rcison I > xxion will be gln to get getuo getifoad
ifoad uo i dfor for the t1 e nambillicus Irambills cus that wh when n we appear with withitbe withfit
fit itbe ltc will give us a alot lot of tickets 10 tho showcand showcandehbe show and andinebbe
inebbe ehbe hell give me ajob a job job to ea carry fry water fort for the thee1Gppants
Ql e1Gppants ba ts and lld things sos I can bo round allthe allthetime all the thetime
time und 1 find i1d dut s sonic mc way tQget Rambillicus out outS outShre
S Shre re eh enough ghvh when n thoiv turned up up with the food foodfor o d df
f for r his most st valuable animal and told him thatit thatitps that it itwas
was ps what he used ed to e eat t Mr Haillarrison Hankharrison g1ad13 g1ad13f glad1 glad1sT4
sT4 f them 3 a bundle oi t tickets ckets and also made Pete Petea
a wdtorboy thus husthe the first part art of their their scl schema schemasiiceiQeded emEi
s siiceiQeded a a tend 1l Peter wasfilled as fil1 ith delightRam delightRambilli deli ht Rath Rathbi
billi bi hicus s s saw vwtth wth 1 1n much pleasurethat pleasure that he had b bniagcd been
en niagcd n aaed n to serge serre him butit but it waSalong wasa lon3 time baiera baierat1i bofor boforthey
t1i they y could conerse conserse with withthe the I lovely vely old animal animaluitune nim11 nim11J
J iu uitune time P Peter ter had been using us hiS eyes and on ondaYhe ono onoflay
flay daYhe he i met 1et G Guy y outside and whisperedOome whispered Oome to totill Q Qo
till o show ton tonight ght and wait until its oier over then thenmott thenbl
mott bl o et mell me in the menagerie Ivegot Ive got 3 plan thnfll thnfllsur
sure sur 1y Y YThat work and all n I want want isabigscrewdriVer is abis scrowdriverl I ITl
Tl That t5 all he h would say and Gu Guy was forced tobe to tobe
be ontcntith suchscanty information until after afterthe afterthe
the show w when cn lie met Peter by the cage ofold ofoldRambillicus of old oldllambillicus
llambillicus when it was shown to ham hbntJ1tlt that his hisfriend hisfriend
friend had indeed found 3 way to release the ani anima1 animal
mal ma1The
The planks on the big cage on wheels were screwa scrcwad scrcwadto 1 1to
to the frame and with the screwdriver PCtar took tookout tookout
out every screw Very cleverly Rambillicus standing standingimpatient standingimpatient
impatient meanwhile and watching eagerly It was wasmidnight wasmidnight
midnight and aU except a few nocturnal animals animalslike animalslike
like the lions tigers hyenas and wolves wore asleep asleopwhen asleepwhen
when the lastscrew last screw came out then softly an and andsilently < 1 1silenth
silently each plank was shoved from its place and andlaid andlaid
laid aside nsideSoon asideSoon
Soon old Rambillicus was standing on the ground groundalthough groundalthough
although still in the cage of course but hQ t1 great grentdnodJllLd greatdaod
daod dnodJllLd had b baendone endone The rest was wasVctyoav veryoasy When Whenall Vlwma
all a I W was s rcadyP readyeter t r wh whispered spere A A1IrigF irigtU and andRambillicus andRambillicus
Rambillicus b basan an to walk and he walked with witha
a win too f i IA I lWhen t 1 1VIien
When 1i lie came to the side of the ion hc went wentthrough wantthrough
through it like n c cyclone clone making a hole 16 if a arailroad arailroad
railroad train had struck it and then the boysmowing boys boyslI1owing
mowing that the noise of the tearing canvas would wouldawakon wouldawaken
awaken many of the show people jumped up on tIle tIleenge thecage
cage and after that you shou1dhave should have soon old oldRambil1icus oldRambillicus
Rambil1icus scoot In fact he went so fast that thatyou thatyou
you really couldnt see him at allPeople all allPeople
People whom whomDe be passed on the street said it wa waa was wasa
a big b cloud of smoke moving along in the night with withboys withb withboys
boys inside laughing and shouting Go it Rambillicus Ram Rambillicus
billicus I They passed an automobile that was mak making making
ing fortysix six miles an hour yet it seomed seomedl as if themachine the themachinc
machine was scarcely moving 1 Telegraph pole w went wentpast < mt mtpast
past so fast that they seemed like the teethof a afinetooth afinetooth
finetooth comb It was only when they reached the theopen theopen
open country md almost at the playgrounds that thatRanibillicus thatRambillicus
Ranibillicus slowed up so th thatyou tyou could see the bars bar3of barsof
of of the tho cage and then Peter l ter suggested that he dump dumpthe dumpthe
the whole thing over on its side and step out outo outVhy outWhy
Why my gracious exc1aim exclaimed d RambillicusWhy Rambillicus RambillicusVhy
Why didnt you t tell 11 me to do thatboIorei that bofore I IDocdnt Inocdnt
Docdnt have lugged that heavy thing all this way1 way1I way wayI
I could have tipped it over right rig 1t ottgidn tsida of thetent the thetent
tent t tYou
tentYou You got away at full speedbeforo spee < b or I t1 thought ought of ofit ofit
it 11 replied the boy AnywnyI Anyway Ithiitk thiDk it was best bestfQr bestfor
for we never could have stayed oft o t your our backwhenn backwhen backwhenYou
You ou were ere lightiDgol1 lighting out for ho iomc ne like dratL dratLPlenty t r L Li n
i jfjiJ jfjiJPlonty
Plenty of Loom for youinsIta you insf ep r rep1ieid r p1iQ Ram Rambillicus m mbillicns
billicns But its all right ere r9 ro 9 are safe at athome athome
home and if a circus man getsme gets ono again again hell be bevanmore beoven
oldRa Hanldiarrison HanldiarrisonThey iSn iSnThe
oven vanmore more clever than old iar
The They walked along in the darkness until theyreached they t1ieyImahod
reached the playgrounds and almost directly dirootJystwnblo directlystumblod
stwnblo over Skcewin asleep cinder a ge geJjgaw geJjgawtree gaw gawtree
tree treeknew When Whenno Then ll awoke and s stiiF wl kambillicus ambillieus hid joy joybut
I v vknew
knew no bounds but he iasnt surprised prisod ROI said saidOh id idOIi
OIi I knew these bo swero jvcreQft Qf e in kind ind that thit t do dothtng don
thtng n Saw it in tl their eir faces rightoffl rilit off l Onnt fool foolold fool foolold
old Skeewink SkeewinkBut I f fBut
< But you should have seen the t1 e circus ireus after the old oldiellow oldfellow
fellow escaped 1 There was excitement enough for fornnelection foran
nnelection an election and all over townpeoplE town people > remained indoorswhen in indoors
doors doorswhen whon the news got out that the groat animal animal11ad animallad
lad Sc1Pod oscapadProbably Sc1PodFrobably
Probably those who vlo had thrown peanuts at him himere himiverc
iverc ere the most afraid but had they known mown the kind kindhonrted kindhearted
hearted creature they would never have dr dreaded adedhis adedhisv011geance his hisvengeance
vengeance Instead of holding an any grudges Ram Rambillieuswont Rambillicus
billieuswont billicus wont to work at once assisted by the two two1ads twolads
lads to put the Delectable Plnygrpunds Playa grpunds iii 1 Qrd order orderand r rnnd
and fit up new attractions for the e1 children ldrlln of these thftSevery thesefiery
very people quite likely to enjoy next suinm suinmd summer summerbard
bard d there they are all oi thom busy as bees for foras foras
as perhaps you you know theres never any real winter wintert1t wintertifeic
t1t tifeic e although theres ice in plenty on the pond pondfor pondfor
for tho those e children i reIl w4 wile < > l like e to t kate I shiodroly shiodrolywthat a r 1Y
110pethat ltope ltopesullwae wthat youwill ouWill bc1nvlted ha invited there ycnYsql next next111f
sullwae 111f 1 > iandiptiria A d l1QEb p s J > tl1ae hhay e th the Dlen pleasure ure of ofr of ofl
li l ysglt W > J Jo r
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