The Elson Readers. Readers Volume 2

The Elson Readers. Readers Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...want my meal," said the lad. cloth is not worth a penny." "I have no meal," said the North Wind, "but I will give you this ram. It makes money. Just say, 'Ram, ram! make money!' Then you shall have all the gold you /want." "That is better than meal," said the lad. 124, So off he went, and he stayed at the inn that night, too.. After supper he wanted to see if the North Wind was right. As soon as he said, "Ram, ram! make money!" he had all the gold he wanted. When the inn-keeper saw the ram making money, he said to himself, "I want that ram." He had a ram that looked just like this one, so he took the lad's ram and put his own ram in. its place. _ In the morning the lad we11t away. When he got home he said to his mother, "After. all, the North Wind is a good.fellow. Now he has given me _a ram that can make gold. I say, 'Ram, ram! 'make money!' Then I have all the gold I want." "That may be true," said his mother. "But I shall believe it when I see the gold." "Ram, ram! make money!" said the lad. But the ram did not make even a penny. The lad's mother laughed at him this time, too. So the lad went to the North Wind again. "I want my meal," he said. "The ram you gave me is not worth a penny." "I have no meal," said the North Wind. "I have nothing to give you except this old stick. When you say, 'Stick, stick! lay on!' it will lay on. When you want it to stop, you must say, 'Stick, stick! stop!' " So the lad took the stick, and went to the inn again. He said to himself, "I think I know who has my cloth and...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678412X
  • 9781236784124