Polly Peablossom's Wedding; And Other Tales

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" Nary red, dad ; cleaned rite out!" " Why, I had no idee travellin' was so 'spensivc in them parts, Jeems." " Wal, just you try it wonst, an you'll find out, I reckon." " Wal, never mind that, let's hear 'bout the land, and but ...
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This is an OCR edition with typos.
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" Nary red, dad ; cleaned rite out!" " Why, I had no idee travellin' was so 'spensivc in them parts, Jeems." " Wal, just you try it wonst, an you'll find out, I reckon." " Wal, never mind that, let's hear 'bout the land, and but war's yure hoss ?" " Why, yu see, dad, I was a goin' along one day " " But war's yure hoss ?" " Yu hole on, dad, an I'll tell yu all 'bout it. Yu see, I was agoin' along one day, an I met a feller as said he was goin' my way tu " " But war's yure hossT' "Dod darn mi hide, ef yu don't shut up, dad, I'll never git tu the hoss. Wal, as -we was both goin' the same way, me an this feller jined cumpenny, and 'bout noon, we hitched our critters, and set down aside uv a branch, and went tu eatin' a snack. Arter we'd got thru, this feller sez tu me, 'Try a drap uv this ere red-eye, stranger?' 'Wal, I don't mind,' sez I " " But war's yure hosst" " Kummin tu him bime-by, dad. So me an' this feller sot thar, sorter torkin' and drinkin', and then he sez, ' Stranger, let's play a leetle game uv Seven-up,' a takin' out uv his pocket a greasy, roun'-cornered deck uv kerds. ' Don'r keer ef I du,' sez I. So we sot up side uv a stump, and kummenced tu bet a quorter up, an' I was a slayin' him orful " " But war's yure hoss ?" " Kummin' tu him, dad. Bime-by, luck changed, an' he got tu winnin', an' pretty sune, I hadn't not nary nuther doller. Then sez he,'Stranger, I'll gin yu a chance to git even, an' play yu one more game.' Wal, weboth plaid rite tite that game, I sware, an' we was .both six an' six, an' " " War's yure Aoss?" " Kummin tu him, dad. We was six an' six, dad, an' 'twas his deal " " Will yu tell trie tear's yure koss ?" said the old man, getting riled. " Yes, we was six an' six, an' He Turned Up The Jack ! " War...
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  • ISBN-13: 9780217031271
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 8/7/2009
  • Pages: 50
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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" Nary red, dad ; cleaned rite out!" " Why, I had no idee travellin' was so 'spensivc in them parts, Jeems." " Wal, just you try it wonst, an you'll find out, I reckon." " Wal, never mind that, let's hear 'bout the land, and but war's yure hoss ?" " Why, yu see, dad, I was a goin' along one day " " But war's yure hoss ?" " Yu hole on, dad, an I'll tell yu all 'bout it. Yu see, I was agoin' along one day, an I met a feller as said he was goin' my way tu " " But war's yure hossT' "Dod darn mi hide, ef yu don't shut up, dad, I'll never git tu the hoss. Wal, as -we was both goin' the same way, me an this feller jined cumpenny, and 'bout noon, we hitched our critters, and set down aside uv a branch, and went tu eatin' a snack. Arter we'd got thru, this feller sez tu me, 'Try a drap uv this ere red-eye, stranger?' 'Wal, I don't mind,' sez I " " But war's yure hosst" " Kummin tu him bime-by, dad. So me an' this feller sot thar, sorter torkin' and drinkin', and then he sez, ' Stranger, let's play a leetle game uv Seven-up,' a takin' out uv his pocket a greasy, roun'-cornered deck uv kerds. ' Don'r keer ef I du,' sez I. So we sot up side uv a stump, and kummenced tu bet a quorter up, an' I was a slayin' him orful " " But war's yure hoss ?" " Kummin' tu him, dad. Bime-by, luck changed, an' he got tu winnin', an' pretty sune, I hadn't not nary nuther doller. Then sez he,'Stranger, I'll gin yu a chance to git even, an' play yu one more game.' Wal, weboth plaid rite tite that game, I sware, an' we was .both six an' six, an' " " War's yure Aoss?" " Kummin tu him, dad. We was six an' six, dad, an' 'twas his deal " " Will yu tell trie tear's yure koss ?" said the old man, getting riled. " Yes, wewas six an' six, an' He Turned Up The Jack ! " War...
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