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Abroad

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Author: Various Authors
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,409 / 28 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.1
LoC Categories: G, PZ
Downloads: 8,909
Added to site: 2007.11.13
mnybks.net#: 19017
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

R OF CAEN.
"L'homme qui passe," in France they call

The man who thrives
By grinding knives--

Who never stays at home at all,
But always must be moving on.

He's glad to find
Some knives to grind,

But when they're finished he'll be gone.
With dog behind to turn the wheel,

He grinds the knife
For farmer's wife,

And pauses now the edge to feel:
The dog behind him hears the sound

Of cheerful chat
On this and that,

And fears no knife is being ground.
The man makes jokes with careless smile,

He doesn't mind
The dog behind,

But goes on talking all the while.
CHOCOLATE AND MILK.
Little Lili, whose age isn't three years quite,
Went one day with Mamma for a long country walk,
Keeping up, all the time, such a chatter and ta

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