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Rollo in the Woods

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Author: Jacob Abbott
Published: 1857
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,789 / 23 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.7
LoC Categories: PS, PZ
Downloads: 903
Added to site: 2006.09.08
mnybks.net#: 14737
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Young Readers
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nsent. So I will take you home, if you prefer."

The boys both preferred that he should settle it, and promised to do as he should say.

"Well, then," said he, "the first thing is for you, Rollo, to go over the other side of the brook, and you, James, to stay here, and both to sit down still, until you have had time to cool."

The boys obeyed, and Jonas went back to his work.

The boys sat still, feeling guilty and ashamed; but they were not penitent. They ought to have been sorry for their fault, and become good-natured and pleasant again. But instead of that, they were silent and displeased, eyeing one another across the brook. Jonas waited some time, and then came and called them both to him.

"Now," says James, "I will tell you all about it, and you shall decide who was to blame."

"I heard it all, and I know which was to blame; you, James, came here to see Rollo, and found him building a wigwam. It was his wigwam, not yours. He began it without you, a

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