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The flowers smelled very sweet, sweeter

than jam. There was also fruit as yellow as gold,

and there were cakes full of raisins. Large sugar plums hung from the trees.

It was all very beautiful. “What a fine story this will be!” said

Hialmar to himself.

Just then there came a cry from the table

where Hialmar's copy-book lay. The Dustman went to see what was the

matter.

The copy-book was crying! “Booh-hoo!” The Dustman opened the copy-book. On

each page the letters stood in rows. On the first page were Aa, Bb, Cc, and

on the last page were Xx, Yy; Zz.

These were the copy. Beneath then were the letters Hialmar

had made. Hialmar's letters should have been like

the copy, but they were not. They lay just as if they had tumbled on

the line. How the Dustman laughed at those let

ters, they were so badly made! At that Hialmar's letters cried, too, and

said, “You must not laugh at us.

Hialmar made us this way.” "Poor things!" said the Dustman. “I see

what is the matter. You must

stand up straight like the copy.” “Oh," said they, “we should like to, but

we can not. We are not weil.”

“You must take some medicine,” said the

Dustman. “Then you will not cry

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“Oh, no," said they, “we do not need

any medicine.” And up they stood! “Ha, ha!” laughed the Dustman, "Now I

can drill you. One, two! One, two!” After that Hialmar's letters were as good

as the copy.

X, Y, tumble-down Z,

The cat's out the cupboard,
And she can see.

VOCABULARY

21 wear

small

wore ah

9 story

Aladdin

tell
10 strange

uncle
said
gold
magician

walk 11 something

black

22 crows

rise
lies
late

cave

lamp
cried

closed 12 back

stood 13 slave 14 blue

Slow
sheep
meadow
CCW
haycock
fast
wake
if

15 kind

dress

sisters
16 Cinderella

coach
lovely
Prince
dance
fairy
godmother
garden

pumpkin 17 six

white mice horses rat trap

well 18 glass

slippers
by
twelve

o'clock 19 bed

again

never
wise
early
healthy

wealthy 23 David

shepherd 24 harp

sang
King
sad
every
near

tune
26 Narcissus

Echo 27 rocks 28 fisherman

queer 29 talks

wife told about angry

pray 30 wish

geese next castle

oh 31 drive

town 32 but

queen

throne 33 rule 34 born

Monday christened Tuesday married Wednesday took ill Thursday worse Friday

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paw lifting kill listen

seen

mean

roars

begs 55 stay

ten
net

36 girl

57 long

died

bread Saturday Tom buried

39 Polly Sunday pie end

round Solomon deep

Grundy сир 35 Goody

pull Two-Shoes 40 house many

built only

malt poor

lay

caught or

worried children 41 crumpled best

tossed helped

maiden letters

forlorn cut

42 tattered wood

torn 37 seven

kissed Farmer priest Wilson's shaven door

shorn
could 44 married

sowing
Simpson kept
spell 45 dot
hen

keeps
cook

must dinner

behind

eyes
Ha!

much
47 Johnny
48 shape

coat
currants
thump

stop
49 till

men

fox 51 dark

find

hut 52 sir

ago
birds
nests

Magpie 58 mud

thrush flew sticks over blackbird owl

wool 59 dove

Tootsy child fair face

woman
hungry
tired
sit

burn
53 brave

smell
those

don't
54 lion

38 Sally

grace

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