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Jiminy Cripps Magic MagBall Ball ofString of String andthe and andthe andtheW
the theW Wonderful onderful Things He Accomplished AccomplishedAlter Accoinpl sh d dAtter
Atter He Discovered Its Marvelous Powers
HEN I was a small boy there was a little littlefellow litt1efellow littlefellow
WHEN W fellow named James Cripps who went to toour toour toour
our school lie was usually nicknamed nicknamedJiminy niclman1edJ nicknamedJimmy
Jimmy J im ny Cripps by all but the teacher and he was wasvery wasvcry wasvery
very popular because bec 1tsc of the fact that hu h always alwayshad alwayshnd alwayshad
had string in his pocket when en it was needed for foranything foranything foranything
anything This perhaps would be nothing so re reiMnrkablc reJInrkable reniarkablc
iMnrkablc if his father sold or even used string in inhis inhis inhis
his tore but Mr Cripps was a dealer in locomotives locomo locomotives locomotin ¬
tives tin > s which of course are not wrapped up up and tied tiedwith tiedwith tiedwith
with string 8trin when they are delivered to the he buver buverTherefore UuverTherefore liuverTherefore
Therefore I say su it was somewhat remarkable r to tofind totind togfind
find a small boy b always provided with string not notonly notnl notonly
only nl for his own use but quite ready to accommo accommodate accommodate accommodate ¬
date any nn other lad who needed it There was a agreat agnut agnat
great secretin secret in all this and strange to say Jim Jimnever Jimnever Jimnever
never told it to anyone nnyone except myself myse1fand and I prom promised ploms promised ¬
ised s > d never to reveal it untilhe until be gave me permission permissionbut ermission ermissionbut
but I assure you it it has been an awful strain upon uponme uponm uponme
me m < > all these years to keep from telling all that I Jknew IknCw Iknew
knew about that matter matterJim matterJim matterJim
Jim carried a ball of twine in his pocket and he heused heused
used 15 to swap it for all sorts of things In fact factmore factmorc factmoro
more than once I have written a composition for forhim forhim forhim
him in exchange for enough string to make a fishx fishxlino fish fishlin fishline
line lin or a kite cord while other boys often did his hisarithmetic hislrithmctic hisarithmetic
arithmetic < examples for the same reason reasonXow reasonXow reasonNow
Xow this was vas a magic ball of string string1ndjt andit land Jt had hadbeen hadll hadbeen
been ll given to Jim rin by his grandma before she died diedIt diedIt diedIt
It had been in her possession since 1785 when she shewas she1S shewas
was 1S a small child but I never learned where she sheprocured sheproCured sheprocured
procured it and I suspect that had it been known knownin
in those remote times that she owned such a thing thingshe thin thinFhc thingshe
she would have been called a witch and treated treatedvery trentedVfry treatedvery
very harshly She told Jim never to part with it itand iti1ml itand
and to be careful ture ul whom he told about its it magic magicpower magicpowr magicpower
power lest it be stolen from him himOf himOf himOf
Of course nobody suspected that such a thing as asmagic asumgic asmagic
magic string existed and therefore wo 0 merely mer ly hn rm m
agined that Jim always alw3 s gathered string and pre preserved procryed preervecl ¬
served it because he had a queer fancy that way wayuntil wnyuntil wayuntil
until one day he told me the secret This was many manyyears mnnyars manyyears
years ars ago and yet I have kept the secret until now nowfor nowfor nowfor
for Jim came back home last week after an absence absenceof
of twentyfive years ars and told mo inn that I could coul give givethe giveth givethe
the th wonderful story to my child readers when I Ivrished ISlislled Iislied
vrished vrishedOf SlislledOf isliedOf
Of course you can readily see that tlm a ball of ofstring oftring ofstring
string that has magic powers is a very valuable valuablething valuablething nluablething
thing to have for it gave ae him a chance to be very veryuseful veryusp veryuseful
useful usp ul to t everybody which along might have made madehim madehim madehim
him very successful but but this string possessed the thewonderful thewonderful thegander
gander wonderful ful quality of becoming a might strong strongrope strongrop strongrope
rope rop or a slight delicate thread just as ho de desired desired desired ¬
sired siredIf siredIf siredIf
If one wanted a ships cable or the spring s ring for a aviolin adolin aviolin
violin there it was reeling off the magic little ball ballas balla ballas
as a easy as winking winkin and he might have started ar a arordnpe aetirdnge
rordnpe r > rdoge factory with nothing else as Capital had hadhe hadhe hadhe
he wished wi hed but he le then had a mind far above keep keeping keeping keeping ¬
ing a shop or store Why he should never have been beensatisfied beensRtisfid beensatisfied
satisfied with th our little village of jMcConnellsburg jMcConnellsburgamong
among the mountains nobody could imagine except exceptmyself exceptmvseH exceptmyself
myself who knew his secret and the power he pos possessed pos8fsspd possessed ¬
sessed sessedSo 8fsspdSo sessedSo
So when one summer day lie suddenly disap disappeared disappearCd disappearedI ¬
peared pearedI I was the only one who suspected that he hehad hehad hehad
had gone gone out over the hills into that great world worldbeyond wor1dbeJooml worldbeyond
beyond filled with marvels and yet et I have often as asI asI asI
I sat at by the fire during winter win tor nights when the thewind thewind thewind
wind roared down the chimney like a djcmpn demon won wondered wondprCd wondered ¬
dered what had happened to him and his little ball ballof banof ballof
of string strin and wished that he bewould would write to me meand mennd meand
and tell me of his hisadvonturos adventures for I was sure that thathe thathe thathe
he would have many manyOne mnuyOne manyOne
One day da last week he came home and I was the thofirst thefirst thefirst
first one ha came to see I was hardly able to rec recogniztt recIJr11izI recotgiiizi
ogniztt little Jimmy Jimin Cripps in the big man who whoshook wl10hook whoshook
shook hands so eagerly with me and yet t when he hebfian hebpan hebegan
began to tell his tale with quiet modesty modcs and many manyhearty manyhearty manyhearty
hearty laughs laughsI I soon soon felt that my chum had re returned returned returned ¬
turned unaltered by his adventures and the vast vastwealth vastwfal vastwealth
wealth wfal 1 which he gained by the help of the magic magicI magicbnJI magicball
ball bnJII I started out that morning morning said he early car be before befnre betore ¬
fore anybody else was out of bed nndthe and the very first firstthing firstthing firstthing
thing I struck a farmer driving over the moun mountains mountains mountains ¬
tains whose trace had broken and when I replaced replacedit
it with a bit of cord which made it possible for him himto himto himto
to get his Stuff to market he asked me to ride with withhim withhim withhim
him all the way s so T was far from home by school schooltime schooltimp schooltime
timeA time
A timeI E I didnt want to go into i to town with him for I Iwas Iwas Iwas
was sure to be seen by somebody there who would wouldtell wouldtell wouldtell
tell about me but just outside of the first houses houseswe
we came upon an automobile with a broken axle axlewhich axlewhich axlewhich
which j i was able to tie up very cry nicely ni < eJyAan anu I was wasinvited wasimited wasinvited
invited to ride in it for a groat greatdistance distance Next day dayI
1 was on the seashore which you may be sure de delighted delighted delighted ¬
lighted me immensely and I stayed there several severaldavs severaldavs severaldays
davs before I found how useful I could be beII beI
fI II I happened to be strolling along shore when I Icame Iame Icame
came came upon some men in great rage and distress distressfor distressfot distressfor
for a big fish had got in their nets and torn torn them themto
to rags This had happened several times before beforeand beforeand beforeand
and it was becoming really serious serious for of course courseall courseaU courseall
all the thejUttlefish th 1j lime fish gscaped scape ta V hon dn it i happened PP i raske Paskcd a Jtw JtwJ l
one of them to tell me mewho mewho mewho
who made the nets and andhe andhe andhe
he replied repliedThe repliedThe repliedThe
The best netmaker net mnker is isPolly isPolly isPolly
Polly Weavor but butcCn butcCnshe even evenshe evenshe
she cant make a net netstroncr nCtstronsr netstrone
stroncr enough to hold this thismonster thismonster thismonster
monster which is prob probably probably probably ¬
ably big sturgeon fturg on If Ifwe Ifwe Ifwe
we could c t tch h him it itwould itwould itwould
would be a great haul for forhed forbed forhed
hed be worth w 0 r t h some something something something ¬
thing thingI I II 1I
I went to Polly and andgave andgnve andgave
gave her ler enough magic magiccord magiccord magiccord
cord to make another net netand netand netand
and her father boarded boardedme
me until it was finished finishedIn finishedIn finishedIn
In two hours they had hadcaught hadcaught hadcaught
caught not one but four fourimmense fourimmense fourimmense
immense sturgeon and andmany andmany andmany
many a ton of fine fish fishbesides fishbesides fishbesides
besides Pollys father fatherwanted rfatherwanted fatherwanted
wanted me to remain ando and andgo undgo
go o into intothe the fishing busi business business business ¬
ness with him and even eventold eventold eventold
told me that I could couldmarry couldmarry couldmarry
marry marry Polly when I grew grewup grevup grewup
up But I had already alreadypromised alrendypromised alreadypromised
promised to help a cap captain cnptain captain ¬
tain named Dave Barrett Barrettmend Barrett1en1 Barrettmend
mend his ship > ropes rov < s and
rigging and that was done I sailed with him himto himto himto
to a place called Mesopia csopia of which I had never
heard for its certainly not on the maps1 maps1I maps >
I am sure it isnt said I Where is ish it located locatedv locatedBlest locatedBlest locatedBlest
v Blest if I can tell you even even now Captain Bar Barrett Barrett Barrett ¬
rett had to sail around until he found it because the theland tholand theland
land was moved from place pl ce to place in the ocean
whenever king got gottired gottired gottired
tired of one spot Its a abig abig abig
big island full of mar marvels marcIs marvels ¬
vels cIs
velsWhen When we came to it itthere itthere itthere
there were signs up along alongshore alongshore alongshore
shore forbidding all men to toland toland tolaud
land there therebut but of course courseCaptain eoursoCnpMin courseCaptain
Captain Barrett had per permission permission permission ¬
mission at all times ntCs and andhe andhe andhe
he sailed The T h e Cinch Cinchwhich Cinchwhich Cinchwhich
which was the name of the theship theship theship
ship right into a lovely lovelybay l lovelybay vely velybay
bay all fringed f r i n g e d with withbanana withban withb
banana ban b a n a n a cocoanut and andbreadfruit andbreadfruit
breadfruit trees where wh o
people p cop I e were tireregathered weregathered are aregathered
gathered to wel welcome welcome welcome ¬
come its ar arrival arrival arrival ¬
rival rivalI I told him himwanted I Iwanted Iwanted
wanted to exploye ex explore exploe ¬
plore the isl island island island ¬
and but lie hewarned liewarned liewarned
warned methat me methat metbatit
that tbatit it was a adangerous adangerous adangerous
dangerous place placefor plncefor plucofor
for a small boy boyto boyto boyto
to roam r am about aboutin
in as t the there therewere h e r e cwor
were = many
s str strange t r a an n g e an anfierce <
fierce animals upon it He mentioned mentionedthe
the names of some of them but as I Ihad Ihnd Ihad
had never heard of them I thought he hewas hewas howas
was just trying to scare me with some somesailor somesailor somesailor
sailor yarns arns and I laughed as I said saidOh saidOh saidOlt
Oh Ill catch a few of them and andbring andbring andbring
bring them back with me so that we wecan wecan wecan
can sell them to the museums and andmenageries andmenageries mdmeJJngcrics
menageries when we get home homeIf llOmeIf homeIf
If such a thing were at all possible possiblesaid possiWesaid possiblesaid
said he we would be the richest ever everfor everfor everfor
for not one of them has ever been seen seenor seenor seenor
or even fn pictured pi red at a home ome l
Off I went and walked along alon for some miles in inthe inthe inthe
the shade of fine palms when I came upon a man manwho manwho manwho
who was trying tr ing to haul hn 111 an i1 enormous stone out of ofthe oft1m ofthe
the road with six great horses Every time they theypulled the thepuUed theypulled
pulled everything broke but the stone never moved movedI
I saw that his harness was far too weak to do the thework thowork thework
work but I said nothing until he shouted shoutedI
t I must get this tT is out of the way before the kings kingscarriage kingsearriago kingscarriage
carriage comes along 1 Ill give the best pair of ofhorses of110rses ofhorses
horses Ive got to whoever will remove the stone stoneIn stoneIn t tIn
In a jiffy I had fastened all the teams by strong strongcords strongcords strongcords
cords to the rock and when I said Get up 1 away awayit awayit away awayit
it went as easy as butter 1 So I got two fine horses horsesto
to ride on my m journey and on I went filled with withglee withglee withglee
Pretty soon I came to a farm There I saw anwoman an anold aItold
old woman trying to plow with the aid of a cow cowaud cowauda and anda
a goat It made me laugh but I didnt didritlet let her see seeit seeit ee eeit
it and then I offered to plow her land for her herMany l herMany or orMany
Many long years ears have I plowed here said she sheyet sheet sheyet
yet et never never once has help been offered me meThen meThen l lThen
Then its time it was l said I and I hitched hitchedup
up I didnt didri t know much about plowing but thosegiant those thosegiant thosegiant
giant horses of nine just galloped across the field fieldas
as if they enjoyed it Then when night came theold the theold th thold
old woman called enll d me indoors She hadfive li had d five kinds kindsof kinlliJof kindsof
of pie pi all sorts of caKes ice cream and jelly and andoh nndoh andoh
oh my mjt I didnt didnt1 I eat ljyo rve vo never nev never t enjoyed CIjo fl1 such a ameal ameal ameal
meal All the time she kept looking at atme me in 1n won
er and finally finnll she said saidWhat
What Vha t do you ou in this thisdangerous thisdangerous thisdangerous
dangerous place pIa e c my myson myson myson
son sont
t 1 I am seeking adven adventures ndventures adventures ¬
tures l I replied repliedYoull repliedYoull repliedYoull
Youll get them in inplenty inlcnty inplenty
plenty > if fyou you remain here hereKnow hereKnow
Know 1110 you not she ask asked a asked k kcd ¬
ed thatthis is the realm realmof reahnof realmof
of Imgog the sevenfaced sevenfacedogre sevenfacedogre
ogre That not far fromhere from fromhere fromhere
here is the fntnIforest fatal forest of ofQuiggrogg ofQui ofQuiggrogg
Quiggrogg Qui g gro gg LlwigghHave Llwiggh LlwigghHave LlwigghHave
Have you never heard ofthe of ofthe ofthe
the Umquill Umquil1fierce fierce and andbloodthirsty andb100dthirst andbloodthirsty
bloodthirsty of tho Pol Pollygus Polgus Potly ¬
lygus ly = gus and the terrible terribleBuhlwhadd terribIeBuhlwhndd1 terribleBuhlivhadd
Buhlwhadd BuhlwhaddGee iT iTctCGce T TtGce
ctCGce Gee 1 Thatsounds That sounds like likeWelsh JiKe1Yelsh likeWelsh
Welsh 1 Ive read suchnames such suchnames suchnumes
names on the map of ofWales ofVoles ofWales
Wales P I X exclaimed in inr ingreat
< r great twoi1d wonder wondert r
ii bW t 4rG rt J t
1 i
Ah 1 Once long ago this island was a part of ofWales ofVales ofWales
Wales and King Lleyellin Llcy JiIl the Ninth Ninth by his sorcery sor sorcery sorcery ¬
cery tore it away and sailed S ilcd out to totsea jsca sea with it ithills ithil1s ithills
hills dales lakes and andriversl andriverslIs rivers riversIs i iIs
Is it possible I murmured It sounds lik a afairy afairy afairy
fairy tale taleIt taleIt taleIt
It is isa a Welsh V olsh fairy tale she replied There Therefore Therefore Therefore
fore I warn you to return before you OU come into intothe intothe intothe
the awful power i of Lngigthe Inigoipr the ogre I am the only onlycreature onlycreature onlycreature
creature he has ever spared and thats because hethinks he hethinks hethinks
thinks I look like his mother motl er Hell make a meal mealof mealof mealof
of you l lThere
youWhere Where There does he dell I asked askedBeyond askedco asked
co Beyond Bc olld that hill in a l castle haunted ho nted by things thingsunseen thingsunseen thingsunseen
unseen but that that t mjik mt1 mkdreadful dreadful noises In the thewoods thewoods thewoods
woods roam the dread creatures ere tures I have named to toyou toyou toyou
you cruel and ravenous devouring all who venture ventureto ventureto
to remain there at night There the ogre sleepsbut sleeps sleepsbut sleepsbut
but by day he wanders abroad seeking seekin his prey hisseven his hisseven hisseven
seven faces looking hither and thither constantly
for men and women upon whom hefeeds hefeedsIll he feeds feedsIll
Ill hide in that castle ca Uc said I and see someof some someof someof
of these wonders I IT t
There w a s I soonfound soon soonfound soonfound
found no place in which whichto f fto
to hide fr frtim r m pursuit if ifthe ifthe ifthe
the ogre returned and aiidfound audfound andfound
found mo er r smelled me meas meas meas
as all ogres are said to do doso doso doso
so cleverly I decided toconceal to toconceal toconcenl
conceal myself ll1Y5elfn a among amongsome m 0 n gsome g gsome
some bushes and rockshear rocks rocksHear rocks11ear
Hear by but first I examined ex examined examined ¬
amined the door which whichI
I soon found wpuld not notremain notrCmain notremain
remain closed but flaw flawopen flevopen flewopen
open every time I shut itThen it itthen itThen
then I got mad I Itook Itook Itook
took out my string and andtied ondtied andtied
tied the latch latchfast fast f st ail ancLhad ai ailhad d dhad
had the 6atisiact satisfaetJcinMof satisfaetJcinMofseeing tt ti of ofseoing ofsexing
seeing that it heI helo the themagic h6magic
0 0magic
magic door So SoI I thenconcluded then thenconcluded thetlconcluded
concluded to remain remain in inside inside in inside ¬
side and lock the ogre ogreout ogreout ogreout
out which wh ch was w a s easily easilydone easilYdorie easilydone >
done now that I Iknfiw Iknfiwthe knjtV knjtVthe knItythe
the power of my string Itied Itied I Itied
tied my horses in the thewoods thewoods thewoods
woods nearby nearbyDarkness nenrbyDarlme nearbyDarkness
Darkness scam came andsoon and andsoon andsoon
soon the ogre also and andhe andlIe andhe
he began to batter at the thedoor thedoor thedoor
door in in an awful rage Indeed In Indeed Indeed ¬
deed he heslmost almost knocked kn cked
it down and as I peeped out of the cracks saw sawanc sawGne sawone
one dreadful animal after anoer Qno anotkercome come stealing upto up upto upto
to watch him I frThey T > H
They were all fearful I Onelpqked Ono looked j like ti an immense im immense im immense ¬
licKr ncSier ni1Per er all n l shaggy shaggyand shaggyand shaggyand
mense crab rnb with v th a boars bO Is hciirt hearn
and bristly brJst1 with a round roun d by b = y stood Si s o odd on birds le leas legsas legs legsLTI
as tall LTI as the t j top of 4v the iHnni oQr oar Ainrlr 1 ind c1r gaped rrnnen at the tliAogre thegre theogre
for riyhen hcn he opened openedit
ogre gre another was all mopifor moo yhen
it you could sec notHin noillWi f L
soon break it itin it itin itin
in H Hewever Heweverthere o vw w ever everthere eve r rthere
there I was wasand wasa wasand
and a 11 d as there therewere therewere therewere
were no win windows windows windows ¬
dows I had tostay to tostay tostny
stay there All Allthe Allthe Allthe
the awful ani anirmals animals animals
mals were weremak weremaking mak making making ¬
ing dre dreadful dreadfuln dreadfulnoises adf ul ulnoises
noises n 0 i e s as ifthey if ifthey ifthey
they too t o were were crt
jen jji to a afew ne he yawnea yawned as ai if sieepy sleepy ana and men menthought
few I said laughing I again for of ofcourse t thought of the old womans pill So o I Iwatched Icourse Icourse
course I never imagined I Id d see one of ofthcra L i J watched and when he yawned y wmd again agam I Imanaged Ith Ithc
thcra th thc i managed to snap it through the crack
Are you crazy or tired bflife of life rshe she demandedThats demanded demandedThats demandedThats
Thats the silliest thing Ive heard ofsinco of since the thegiant thegiant thegiant
giant Carmony tried to eat boiled rocksOh rocks rocksOh l lOh
Oh tell me about that I cried criedI
I shall not be telling stories st ri s this night 1 I mustpersuade must mustpersuade mustpersuade
persuade you to returnNo return returnNo returnNo
No I must must go or else Ill be a coward said I IThis IThis IThis
This will be an adventure adv nture for sure sureThen sureThen l lThen
Then I will give you my only treasure said saidshe saidshe saidshe
she It is a pill that will put even an ogre to sleep
if you contrive to place it in his food but alashow alas alashow nlashow
how Gould ould a mere lad do thatIll that thatIll thatIll
Ill make the attempt anyway l said I as as I Itook Itook Itook
took the pill and next morning I started off toward towardthe towardthe towardthe
the ogres castle But before I went the old woman womansaid womansaid womansaid
Beware of seeking refuge within the castle as asit asit asit
it has a charmed door oor that no man can keep shut shutfor shutfor shutfor
for it breaks all locks and bonds Hide in the thewoods thewoods thewoods
woods if you would be safe safeI l lI
I saw something hi the dark forest off from the thoroad theroad theroad
road something that moved along in the gloombut gloom gloombut gloombut
but what it was I could not discern I was ready readyto
to gallop off for I thought it might be the ogre ogreImgog ogreImgog ogreImgog
Imgog but I reached the black castle at noon with without without without ¬
out meeting any adventures at all I went all allthrough aUthrough allthrough
through it It except the tower which seemed to have haveno haveno haveno
no no door or windows I saw nothing nor heard any anything anJthing anything ¬
thing alarming anywhere I
else but that great greatgulf grea t tgulf
gulf another white whitea whiteasnow as assnow assnow
snow as big as an elephant elephantyith elephantwith elephantwith
with corkscrew legs arid aridending a1 a1ending andending
ending in what looked look a like likean likean likean
an immense immensefeather feather dusjeri dusjerihopped d diiserhopped Sj r r110ppcd
hopped around squeaking squeakingin
in the gloom while still stillall stillallother an another another ¬
other resembled a fish withsix with withsix withsix
six legs on each side and andeyes ande andeyes
eyes e es that shot flames Iwas I IAvas Iwas
was mighty glad that thedoor the thedoor thedoor
door was closed although I Ifeared Ifeared Ifeared
feared that the ocrre would
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l CC
Ii l
I How 4 iowHe wHeOvercame He Overcame Imgog the Ogre andthe and andthe andthe
the Ativf AwM A = wfdl 31 Animals With Which ThatFierce That ThatFierce ThatF1
Fierce F1 rc Creature Had Surrounded Himself
as anxious TO PLonfiV pion PTOH Ill rN rNget r
riJH ii iiogre
get III as the theogre theogre
ogre ogreBut But the great oaken door was too toowell toowellmade toowell
well wellmade made to be besmashcd smashed and the ogre ogreat ogreat ogreat
at last realized that fact so he made madehimself madehimself madehimself
himself as comfortable as possible sit sitting sitting sitting ¬
ting down on the doorstep and gruntHaw grunt gruntHaw grunts
m s 0
Haw hum No matter who or orwhat orwlmt orwhat
what has done this I will see it out I Ismell Ismell Ismell
smell a man here 1 I Hill will ill remain in this thisspot thisspot thisspot
spot until I regain my appetite and andthen andthen andthen
then I will eat that th t fine pair of horses horsesthat horsesthat horsesthat
that is near me meEven I IEen iEvan
Even as I peeped through the he crack erac
into his great mouth It was so tiny that he henaver henavernoticed nover novernoticed navernoticed
noticed it In a few minutes he began to snore and andthen anithen antithen
then he foil over in the grass where he lC lay as if ifdead ifead ifdead
dead ead All die dread animal stole away into thegloom the thegloom thog100m
gloom as if seeking a holiday but I was afraid afraidthey afraidthey afraidthey
they would attack my splendid horsesWhen horses horsesWhen horsesVhen
When they disappeared I loosened 100SC ed the cords and andlet andlet andlet
let the door swing open but ell 11 the time prepared preparedto
to jump inside again and refasten it i Then TJ m I bound boundthe boundthe boundthe
the ogre o rc hand and foot with such fastenings that thatagiant thatagiant thatagiant
agiant could not have broken them He snored all allthe allthe allthe
the time and I rolled him about like a alog log until he hewas hewas hewas
was securely boundThen bound boundThen boundThen
Then I had an idea I made a lot of noosessuch nooses noosessuch nOOS05such
such as we w used to use in trapping pigeons and andspread andsreacl andspread
spread them out on the grass carrying c rr qnS the loose looseends loosecnds looseends
ends indoors and when all was tiS arranged I shut the thedoor thodoor tlieedoor
door There was plenty of room beneath it for my mycords mrcords mycords
cords to draw freely and when I had fastened thedoor the thedoor thedoor
door I began to make all sorts of noises which as asI asI asI
I expected brought bro ght all = 11 the horrible animals to me meen men meen
en n the run They The gathered about abo t the doorsill and andtried andtried andtried
tried to peep into the dark castle squeakinggrunt squeakinggrunting squeaking grunt grunting gIunti6g ¬
ing and squealing all the time as if greatly excited excitedThey cxttedThe exttedThey
They The paid no attention to the o ogre re at all allAs allAs
As 15 I watched one after aftErnnother another stepped st pped into intothe intothe intothe
the noose and I softly drew the cord about a les leg
until I finally had every everyone everyone ¬
one caught then I drew drewthe drewtbe drewthe
the cord all my mightpulling might mightpulling mightp
pulling p l1ing them th ni close to the thedoorAs thedoor thedoor
doorAs door As I expected cpe ted they theywere tbeywere theywere
were terribly frightened frightenedbut
but I held on in spite of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their struggles and nd as Idrew I Idrew Idrew
drew two or three near I Iloosened Iloosened Iloosened
loosened the cord on the thedoorlatch tbodoorlatch tliedoorlatch
doorlatch which allowed allowedthe allowedthe allowedthe
the mighty door to flyopen fly flyopen flyopen
open with such tremend tremendous ¬
ous force that it laid out outthree outthree outthree
three cf them ct onco oncostunned oncosh oncestunned
stunned sh n ed mid motionless motionlessoii motionlessouthe motionlessoiLthe
oii outhe the grass I threw my myStringabout my5tring mystring
Stringabout string about tho necks of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the other two and apdrun apdrunihg run runliifagaround
liifagaround ring ihg around them soonhad soon soonf soonJ
J f had them tqem wound up insuch in insuch insuch
such tangle a of cord that thatthey thattJICY thatthey
they ytirgre were w rc as helpless as asthe asthe asthe
the others t ers J
When daylight dn 1ight came I had trussed them all up upas upIS upas
as neatly nOfttl as if they were stuffed and mounted on onplatforms Qnllatforms onplatforms
platforms but you should have heard the ogre yoU yoUwhen yoUwhen yollwhen
when ho woke w ke up and found himself being hauled hauledalong haulodalollg hauledalong
along a rough road rou < with that bunch of funny crea creatures croaturQS creatures ¬
tures all making every kind of noise My noble nobletoain nobletenm nobleteam
team drew them along as if they were werQ sticks of ofwood ofwood ofwood
woodI wood woodI
I passed the old womans place going i ± t c fine fineclip fineclIp fin e eclip
clip and andonly only stopped stoppecfto to shako hands with oiihher her andliar and andhave andha
have ha c i her her say ay how howpl pleased pl ased she vas as and then I wentto went wentto wentto
to alie < thC th0 ship Iip When Captain Barrett saw my m prizes prizeshe prizeslie prizeslie
lie Almosf almostfell fell into the water but he soon recovered recoveredand recoveredand recoveredand
and shoutefortjoy shoutefortjoyJumpiug shouted for forljoy forljoycJiu < joy joyJiumjjing
cJiu Jiumjjing Ping sea sea horses 1 he cried Youve You ve made madeour madeo madeonr
our o onr fortune fortunetc J JAhd
f rJ
tc Andyours Ahd yours tool too says s r I afor for half b belongs longs to toycuil taxour toyou
ycuil ycuilrAnditliafrs xour xour1nd you 1 1And
And rAnditliafrs 1nd t1 tlialis ntr the way it was I kept keptho the ogre ogreImgogV ogreImgot o olingo
lingo ImgogV andvUniquill so so fierce and nd one called the theBquogg1 theSquogg the6quogg
Bquogg1 as well as the Buhlwadd all of which I Isoon Isoon Isoon
soon soon tamed completely and Captain Barrett took tookthe tookthe tookthe
the Ipswichus and the Pollygus which when prop properly properly properly ¬
erly fed at stated intervals on ships biscuits soon soonwere soonwere soonwere
were as mild as they the looked terrible and when we wediscovered wediscoyered wediscovered
discovered as we did later that none of them had hadany hadany hadanyteeth
any anyteeth teeth we used to play with them all the tima timaas
as we wb sailed away toward home homeAnd homeAnd homeAnd
And what became of them and the ogre Im 3mgog Imgog Imgog
gog 1 I asked askedWe askedVe askedWe
We Ve sold them every one to the National Mu Mnseum Museum Museum ¬
seum in New York and maybe you will doubt mo mowhen mowhen mewhen
when I say that the city went crazy over them thembut thembut thembut
but thats the truth But theyll go crazy over any anything anything anything ¬
thing in New York YorkWell Y YorkWell ork orkeU
Well eU I think said I that an ogre alone i9 3
G WITH A 1 GOAT GOd T AND A COW COWenough COlfenough COWenough
enough to make a city crazy i Are they all thereyet there thereyet thereyet
yet yetAll All except the Pollygus which died a few years yaarsago yoarsago yearsago
ago and is stuffed I often added James goto gotothe go to tothe tothe
the museum to see them all and will ill you youbolieve youbolieveit believe believeit
it the ogre is always tickled most to death to see seeme seeme seeme
me because I remind him of home 1 So thats all allthere allthere allthere
there is to my story storyWall storyW 1 1W
W Wall GlI its wonderful enough but what are you youdoingnow youdoing youdoingnow
doingnow doingnowOh doing now nowOb
Oh the end of it is that I am sellintr cord IDld IDldtwine hiedtwine nd ndtwine
twine offmy off my little ball just asyou as you said I would wouldfor wouldfor wouldfor
for now that I am old and have the gout I never nevergo novergo neverso
go looking for any any adventuresWALT adventures adventuresWALT adventuresW
GOOD game for you to play is this Distribute Distributepaper Distributepaper Distributepaper
A LGOOD paper and pencils among amon the boys bOj s and girls girlsone girlsOl1e girlsone
one for each and tell them to write down at atthe atthe atthe
the head of their sheets of paper their own initials initialseach initialseach initialseach
each one to write down his own initials only onlyThen onlyThen onlyThen
Then read aloud the following questions for them themto
to write down in the order that you give them themThese themTheSe themThese
These questions they must must answer with words be beginning beginning beginning ¬
ginning with withthe the initials initialsAfter i1 initialsAfter tia1s tia1sAftor
After the questions have all been answered or orafter orafter orafter
after time is up gather all the papers and read readthe readdie readthe
the answers aloud Here H c is an example One boys boysinitials boysinitinls boysinitials
initials were wer B O P PWhat PThAt PWhat
What ThAt do you ou like best to oat oaU Beans Otherwise OtherwisePeas OtherwisePeas OtherwisePeas
Peas PeasWhat
What hat is your our worst fault fa lt Boasting Of Performances Per Performances PerformancCS ¬
formancesWhat formances formancesWhnt formancCS1Ylmt
What is your our greatest virtue 1 Being Occasion Occasionally Oc Occasionally asion asiontHy ¬
ally Pious PiousMany PiousMany PiousMany
Many other questions may be given such as asAVhaidid asWbtt asWhat
AVhaidid What did you dislike most aS a achild child n What Yh t do doyou
you 01 most dread in in the future V What Whatd dp you youmost youmO youmost
most mO hope for in the future uture i etc etc etcNO eteNO etcNO
NO HOME HOMEtunities
T < HE eagerness with which foreigners grasp cPnortunitics cp cpportuniticsto
portuniticsto nortunitics tunities to educate their children was well wellshown wellhOWll wellshown
shown the other day da said Principal Veith of Pub Public Public Publie ¬
lic School No c1 New York City A little group of ofypuinr of91llU ofy9ui
ypuinr y9ui 91llU Russian ussl1 Jaws J ws came hare to ask askfor for admission admissionto n mission missionlo
to this school schoolWhere schoolVJlere schoolWhere
Where do you live 2 J was asked through an aninterpreted anintorprctet aninterprctei
interpreted interpretedDont intorprctetDont interprcteiDont
Dont live anywhere nnjwll re they said saidBut saidBut saidBut
But whore is your our home was our next ques question question question ¬
tion in our effort to locate them themWe themVe themVe
We Ve got no home was the response responseSince r responseSince PQnse PQnseSince
Since their address was was a part art of the record racordrcauired recordrequired rocordJQouirCd
required before bcf re admitting d itt n them the interpreter was wasurged wasurgo wasurged
urged toelicit that informationfrom information from them i if pos possible possible posBible ¬
sible He juggled vowels and consonants for a while whilethen whilethen whilethen
then a broad smile on his hi face informed us thatthese that thatthese thnttheseehi1dr
these theseehi1dr children n had ha g i just s landed lapdq a1 AllP j from a French line lineteameri linestc lineFsmamerTh
< FsmamerTh stc teameri Thf 5mncan r erican l nBOY iBby iBbyi os
p i r i

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