By L. Frank Baum
In addition to writing The Wizard of ounces, L Frank Baum additionally wrote many different tales, comparable to this excellent selection of fairy stories. nonetheless as relaxing this day as once they have been written, this glorious assortment will pride all readers.
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And it takes four times as many twenty-five-cent pieces as it would dollars to make up the amount. The king left them sitting there and went to school, and often thereafter he came to the counselor and interrupted him long enough to get from the purse what money he needed to reign in a proper and dignified manner. This somewhat delayed the counting, but as it was a long job, anyway, that did not matter much. The king grew to manhood and married the pretty daughter of the armorer, and they now have two lovely children of their own.
His nerves were so shocked that before he had looked around three minutes he decided to give up the adventure, and instantly returned home. This satisfied for a time his desire to visit the earth cities, but soon the monotony of his existence again made him restless and gave him another thought. At night the people slept and the cities would be quiet. He would visit them at night. So at the proper time Popopo transported himself in a jiffy to a great city, where he began wandering about the streets.
The hippopotamuses were afraid to look upon it, and bowed their heads between their legs. ” began Uncle Nep; and then he told the story of Keo’s capture, and how he had promised to return to the black man. “He must keep his promise,” said the creature, in a voice that sounded like a sigh. The mother hippopotamus groaned aloud. “But I will prepare him to overcome the black man, and to regain his liberty,” continued Glinkomok. Keo laughed. “Lift your right paw,” commanded Glinkomok. Keo obeyed, and the creature touched it with its long, hairy tongue.