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The Youth's Companion

Volume LII, Number 11, Thursday, March 13, 1879

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,720 / 80 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.7
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 677
Added to site: 2007.08.06 17852
Genre: Periodical

brother, he didn't know anything about him, and I suppose really imagined that the bear had got him.

"But the baby had crawled into a snug place under the side of the rain-trough, and there he was fast asleep all the while. Then he woke up two or three hours after, and the mother heard him cry; her husband was far away on the hunt.

"True,--this story I've told you?" added the one-eyed hostler, as some one questioned him. "Every word of it!"

"But your name is Rush, isn't it?" I said.

The one eye twinkled humorously.

"My name is Rush. My uncle's brother-in-law was my own father."

"And you?" exclaimed a bystander.

"I," said the one-eyed hostler, "am the very man who warn't eaten by the bear when I was a baby!"

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We crown the unconscious brew with wreath of bays We press in pulseless hands the sweetest flowers. When all unneeded any grace of ours We find a voice for all the loving praise For which, p



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