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By L. Frank Baum

In addition to writing The Wizard of ounces, L Frank Baum additionally wrote many different tales, comparable to this excellent choice of fairy stories. nonetheless as stress-free this present day as once they have been written, this excellent assortment will satisfaction all readers.

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The next moment it glided back into its cave, followed by the loud thanks of the three hippopotamuses, who slid into the water and immediately began their journey home. The mother’s heart was full of joy; Uncle Nep shivered once or twice as he remembered a glimpse he had caught of Glinkomok; but Keo was as jolly as possible, and, not content to swim with his dignified elders, he dived under their bodies, raced all around them and laughed merrily every inch of the way home. Then all the tribe held high jinks and praised the mighty Glinkomok for befriending their queen’s son.

Then Gouie uttered loud screams of terror, and, spying the Jolly One, who swam near him, he cried: “Save me, Keo! ” “That is not enough,” laughed Keo. ” asked Keo. “I will! I will! ” cried Gouie. ” commanded Keo, remembering that black men have no tusks to swear by. And Gouie swore it by the bones of his grandfather. Then Keo swam to the black one, who clambered upon his back again. In this fashion they came to the bank, where Keo told his mother and all the tribe of the bargain he had made with Gouie, who was to return in a year and a day and become his slave.

He advanced slowly toward Jane Gladys, and the monkey, the leopard, the donkey and the clown all stood around in a circle and watched the bear with much interest. But before the grizzly reached her the child had a sudden thought, and cried out: “Stop! You mustn’t eat me. ” asked the bear, in surprise. “Because I own you. You’re my private property,” she answered. “I don’t see how you make that out,” said the bear, in a disappointed tone. “Why, the book was given to me; my name’s on the front leaf.

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