The Canadian Readers, 1931, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)

The Canadian Readers, 1931, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Canadian Readers, 1931, Vol. 4 He rose early in the morning and went to his bench. But what did he see? There stood the pair of shoes, al ready made. The poor man could hardly believe his eyes, and he did not know what to think. He took the shoes in his hand to look at them closely. Every stitch was in its right place. A finer piece of work was never seen. Very soon a customer came, and the shoes pleased him so well that he willingly paid a higher price than usual for them. The shoemaker now had enough money to buy leather for two pairs of shoes. In the evening he cut them out with great care and went to bed early, that he might be up in good time the next day. But he was saved all trouble; for, when he rose in the morning, two pairs of well-made shoes stood in a row upon his bench. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • English
  • 121 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243299958
  • 9780243299959