A Christmas Greeting

A Christmas Greeting
A Series of Stories

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A Christmas Greeting by Hans Christian Andersen

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1847

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106

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A Christmas Greeting
A Series of Stories

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was slashed and torn; and the green grass and leaves about the balcony hung quite wild about the falling beams.--And then it was put to rights.

"That was a relief," said the neighboring houses.

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A fine house was built there, with large windows, and smooth white walls; but before it, where the old house had in fact stood, was a little garden laid out, and a wild grapevine ran up the wall of the neighboring house. Before the garden there was a large iron railing with an iron door, it looked quite splendid, and people stood still and peeped in, and the sparrows hung by scores in the vine, and chattered away at each other as well as they could, but it was not about the old house, for they could not remember it, so many years had passed,--so many that the little boy had grown up to a whole man, yes, a clever man, and a pleasure to his parents; and he had just been married, and, together with his little wife, had come to live in the house here, where the garden was; and he stood by her

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