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Section 3broken her promise, the money would all have been spent. She would have had no Christmas dinner, and Elsie and Pearl no Christmas presents. — Margaret Eythstge. THE STORY OF WILLIAM TELL ty'rant op press'ing Gess'ler Aus'tri a Switz'er land fu'ri ous Across the sea is the small country of ...
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Section 3broken her promise, the money would all have been spent. She would have had no Christmas dinner, and Elsie and Pearl no Christmas presents. — Margaret Eythstge. THE STORY OF WILLIAM TELL ty'rant op press'ing Gess'ler Aus'tri a Switz'er land fu'ri ous Across the sea is the small country of Switzerland. Though small, Switzerland is very beautiful. It has lofty mountains, green valleys, and lakes as blue as the sky. The Swiss love their country dearly. They are proud of her, too, because they have made and kept her free. But over six hundred years ago Switzerland was not free. The country of Austria was oppressing Switzerland greatly. Proud and cruel Austrians were to be found in the Swiss cities. These Austrians ruled the people harshly. One of these rulers was named Gessler. Gessler wanted to test the people to see who were friends of Austria and who were not. He hung the Austrian emperor's hat on a tall pole in the market-place. Then he ordered every one who passed to bow down before it. Imagine the feelings of the free Swiss! Many of them, however, bowed through fear. But there was one brave man who would not bow. His name was William Tell. He glanced carelessly at the hat and then passed on. The tyrant Gessler was furious. He ordered that Tell should be brought before him. Now Tell was an archer of great skill. As soon as he saw Tell, Gessler cried: " Bold man, I will punish you well. You must shoot an apple from the head of your son. Aim well, for if you fail, my soldiers shall kill your son before your eyes."They brought Toll's son, a little fellow of seven years. They bound him against a tree Coe's Third R. — 9 and set an apple on his flaxen head. The little boy smiled at his father; he did not tremble. All the people held their breath. ...
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  • BN ID: 2940023813387
  • Publisher: American Book Co.
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1908 volume
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