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Harper's Young People, February 17, 1880

An Illustrated Weekly

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,792 / 58 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.6
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 898
Added to site: 2009.03.19
mnybks.net#: 23733
Genre: Periodical
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lue neck-tie tied in a bow, a broad-brimmed straw hat, a white vest, and white trousers. Moses drove the horse, and they reached the mill without accident. While the miller was taking in the corn, Moses bought a roll of lozenges at a store near by, and as he came out with them a man passed that way, leading a small but valuable dog. Said this man to Moses, "I wish you would hold my dog while I step into the mill;" and Moses took the string.

Mr. St. Clair hitched his horse a little way from the mill, and then said to Moses, "When the man takes his dog, you can go to your aunt Debby's. I will call for you there, after I have been to the station and got the little girl." Mr. St. Clair then walked up the bank of the stream to see the waters flow.

[Illustration: MOSES LETS THE DOG FALL.]

Moses led the dog along to the mill, and leaned against the building awhile; then sat down on a barrel. Soon the barrel began to move. The reason of this was that it stood on an elevator. Moses had not noticed

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