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The Nursery, July 1873, Vol. XIV. No. 1

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,487 / 28 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.2
LoC Categories: PZ, AP
Downloads: 588
Added to site: 2008.03.30
mnybks.net#: 20454
Origin: gutenberg.org
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his I shall save money for the slate, which it is right you should pay for."

Poor John ate his bread with water instead of milk: but somehow he was not unhappy, for he felt that he had done a kindness to little Sam Jones; and the satisfaction of having rendered a service to another always brings happiness.

A few days after, Mr. Jones came to the school, and spoke to Mr. Brill about the matter; for little Sam had told his father and mother all about it. Sam was a timid boy; but he could not bear to see John Tubbs kept in for no fault, while the other boys were at play.

"What!" said the master, "and has John Tubbs borne all the blame without saying a word?--Come here, John."

"What's the matter now?" said John to himself. "Something else, I suppose. Well, never mind, so that poor little Sam Jones has got out of his little scrape."

"Now, boys," said Mr. Brill, "here's John Tubbs. Look at him!" And the boys did look at him as a criminal; and John looked very much like a criminal,

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