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What the Animals Do and Say

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Language: English
Wordcount: 12,732 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.4
LoC Category: PZ
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travellers, I guess," said Harry.

"By no means; they have no more legs than any other great travellers; but you must not interrupt me."

Well, to go back to our travellers; every one is ready and glad to prepare apartments for them, such as they like. They are so lively, so merry, and good-natured, that they find a welcome every where. They are such an easy, sociable set of folks that they like a house thus prepared for them just as well as if they had built it themselves."

"I have been told that when they arrive at any place, before they wash themselves, or brush off the dust of their journey, they will go directly to one of these houses that has been prepared for them, and examine every part of it; and, if they like it, they seem to think they have, of course, a right to it, and they take possession directly, and say, 'Thank you' to nobody."

"No one is affronted with them; but every one is ready and glad to accommodate the strangers as well as he can, merely for the sake of their

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