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Max and Maurice

a juvenile history in seven tricks

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Author: Wilhelm Busch
Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,228 / 22 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.5
LoC Categories: PT, PZ
Downloads: 412
Added to site: 2009.05.17
mnybks.net#: 24188
Origin: gutenberg.org
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, monuments of woe.

[Illustration]

In the Baker comes, and snickers
When he sees the sugar-lickers.

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One, two, three! the brats, behold!
Into two good _brots_ are rolled.

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There's the oven, all red-hot,--
Shove 'em in as quick as thought.

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Ruff! out with 'em from the heat,
They are brown and good to eat.

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Now you think they've _paid the debt_!
No, my friend, they're living yet.

[Illustration]

Knusper! Knasper! like two mice
Through their roofs they gnaw in a trice;

[Illustration]

And the Baker cries, "You bet!
There's the rascals living yet!"


This was the bad boys' sixth trick,
But the last will follow quick.

LAST TRICK

MAX and Maurice! I grow sick,
When I think on your last trick.

[Illustration]

Why must these two scalawags
Cut those gashes in the bags?

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