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The Old Man's Bag

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Author: T.W.H. Crosland
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,462 / 22 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 394
Added to site: 2007.11.16
mnybks.net#: 19049
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man put the sunshade into the policeman's hand. He looked at it very hard.

"It is a blue one," he said. "It is not fashionable to wear a blue sunshade with a red suit. Thank you all the same, but I think I will go without it."

He went.

The old man, who had been quietly laughing to himself, danced about with joy when he saw the policeman leave. Then he ran to the window and put his head out, and called out after the policeman, "I say. When your clothes are quite wet enough be sure you come back and have them dried."

But the red policeman took no notice of him.

CHAPTER VII.

The red policeman got so wet that by the time he reached his house all the dye had come out of his suit. He felt very angry indeed.

"I must try not to make mistakes," he said, "sometimes they bring one into fearful trouble. As my suit is spoilt I think I will give up being a policeman. A policeman without a suit is no good at all

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