The Tale of Daddy Longlegs

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,113 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.6
LoC Category: PZ
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 1,054
Added to site: 2007.05.13
mnybks.net#: 16920
Origin: gutenberg.org
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he beckoned to Jasper Jay. And again the two cousins moved a little distance away and began whispering.

When they returned both were smiling broadly. And mounting the stone wall once more, Jasper said that he would put another question to Daddy and Mr. Crow, and that they must both answer it at the same time. Then he cautioned Daddy Longlegs to speak up good and loud, because Mr. Crow had a strong voice.

"I'd suggest----" said Daddy Longlegs----"I'd suggest that Mr. Crow speak as softly as possible, because my voice is weak."

"That's only fair!" all the company agreed, nodding their heads to one another. But Mr. Crow appeared peevish.

"Everybody's against me," he grumbled. "I almost believe----" he said, turning to his cousin----"I almost believe they're all in league with Farmer Green."

"If you are not sure, why don't you ask Farmer Green himself?" Daddy Longlegs inquired.

"I will!" cried Mr. Crow in a loud voice. "I'll ask him the next time I see him."

"Then

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