The Elementary Spelling Book: Being an Improvement on the American Spelling Book

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American Book Company, 1908 - English language - 174 pages
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Page 139 - APPLES. AN old man found a rude boy upon one of his trees stealing apples, and desired him to come down ; but the young sauce-box told him plainly he would not. "Won't you ?" said the old man, " then I will fetch you down...
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Page 139 - Won't you ?' said the old man ; ' then I will fetch you down ;' so he pulled up some tufts of grass and threw at him ; but this only made the youngster laugh, to think the old man should pretend to beat him down from the tree with grass only. ' Well, well,' said the old man, 'if neither words nor grass will do, I must try what virtue there is in stones.
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