Two Stories

Two Stories

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...said: "What is your son's name?" "Magnus." "Well, kiss Magnus for me; and when you come again, I will send him something better." "I take you at your word." It had become late, and the old servant came with a lantern to fetch Thaddea home. "Now you will give me a hand instead of a glove, will you not? " said mine host. "Ah! think no more of that; good night, Mr. Godfather." "Good night, Miss Godmother! God bless you; and preserve a kind remembrance of me!" Thaddea moved away, and the baker's people were much astonished when mine host of the Crown sent for his horses, put them to, and, in spite of every objection, drove away home through the darkness. CONFESSIONS. tOD bless me! is all well?" asked the Baker-at-the-Steps of his son, as he pulled up at the Crown. "All right, all right," said his son, as he descended. "How are the children?" "Quite well: but how much have you bought, and at what price? Have you samples with you, or are the goods coming after you directly?" With such questions did the Baker-at-the-Steps overwhelm his son; but he hurried on before, and not until he had kissed his boy did he say: "I only bought a hundred sacks of wheat, father, which I resold: I have come empty." "Then you should do as Schmul of Vieringen did." ' What did he do, pray?" "On coming home from business, just as you have done, he entered the house backwards;--' Why, Schmul, ' says his wife, 'what is the matter?' Says he: 'I have done no business, I am ashamed of myself, and can't bear to show my face.'" "I have had something else to do, though," answered mine host peevishly. The old Baker-at-the-Steps...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674196X
  • 9781236741967