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Goody Two-Shoes

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Author: Unknown
Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,509 / 17 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 878
Added to site: 2007.05.14
mnybks.net#: 16929
Genre: Young Readers
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g those who had lent money to Farmer Meanwell were Sir Thomas Gripe, and a Farmer named Graspall.

Sir Thomas was a very rich man indeed, and Farmer Graspall had more money than he could possibly use. But they were both very greedy and covetous, and particularly hard on those who owed them anything. Farmer Graspall abused Farmer Meanwell and called him all sorts of dreadful names; but the rich Sir Thomas Gripe was more cruel still, and wanted the poor debtor shut up in jail.

So poor Farmer Meanwell had to hasten from the place where he had lived for so many years, in order to get out of the way of these greedy men.

He went to the next village, taking his wife and his two little children with him. But though he was free from Gripe and Graspall he was not free from trouble and care.

He soon fell ill, and when he found himself unable to get food and clothes for his family, he

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