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" some one lias cut down one of my fine trees. Do you know who did it ? " Poor George saw at once that he had done wrong, but he was too good to -tell a lie about it. It did not take him long to make up his mind what to do. Looking up at his father, he... "
New National First[-Fifth] Reader - Page 79
by Charles Joseph Barnes, J. Marshall Hawkes - 1883
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Kit, Fan, Tot, and the Rest of Them

Olive A. Wadsworth - 1870 - 220 pages
...better when you've heard a little more. The young king was greatly pleased, as you may suppose, and it did not take him long to make up his mind what to ask. What do you think it was? " " Could this friend do anything the young king chose?'' asked Kitty....
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New National Second Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - 1883 - 174 pages
...» 77 arms, fruit gr^at LESSON XXIX. NEW WORDS G^orge, cher'ry for get' rath'er Mtch'gt Washing ton GEORGE WASHINGTON. He was a great and good man, who...him long to make up his mind what to do. Looking up to his father, he said, "Father, I did it. I can not tell a lie about it. I cut it with my little hatchet."...
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New National Second Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - 1884 - 175 pages
...wrong to cut the trees, so when he came to this tree he cut it down. "George," said he, "some one lias cut down one of my fine trees. Do you know who did...pleased to know that his boy would not tell a lie. He took him in his arms, and said, "My dear boy, I would rather lose all my fine trees than have you...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 19, Part 2

Mary Mapes Dodge - 1892
...i Middy discovered that he was somehow T "getting left." Being a prompt and very de•*-cided cat, it did not take him long to make •||-up his mind what to do. He ran to the low « rail of the yacht, put his forepaws on it, and -Jj-gave us along, anxious look....
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Talking with the Pencil: Primary Lessons in Language

William Swinton - 1898 - 128 pages
...tell the truth always, and to hate a lie. So he ran up to his father, and burst into tears, saying, " Father, I did it. I can not tell a lie about it. I cut it with my hatchet." George's father took the little lad in his arms, and kissed him. "My dear son," he said,...
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Famous Scouts, Including Trappers, Pioneers, and Soldiers of the Frontier ...

Charles Haven Ladd Johnston - 1910 - 340 pages
...As the scout looked before him, he saw a yawning chasm of between twenty-five and twenty-seven feet. It did not take him long to make up his mind what he was to do. Summoning all of his strength, after throwing away his gun, he made one dash for the...
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