The Prince and the Pauper, Part 6.

By Mark Twain

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...THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER

...

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...to a halt behind
a hedge on the outskirts of a considerable village. An hour...

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...in
your belly, and say, 'Oh, sir, it is my poor afflicted brother, and we be
friendless;...

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...him. He hurried along, as briskly as he
could, during several hours, keeping a nervous...

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...still, and the hospitable barn
looked so enticing, that at last he resolved to risk everything...

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...he leave these reasonably comfortable quarters and fly from
this inscrutable horror? But fly whither?...

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...he had been so buffeted, so rudely
entreated by his own kind, that it was a...

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...myself so
helpless. Moreover, I owe you thanks for a good omen; for when a...

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...discussion, and the two little girls began at once to
inquire into how he came to...

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... Not altogether, either; for she
argued that she had narrowed the thing down to domestic...

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...dreams with a brisk and
cordial tongue-lashing. Then, seeing how troubled he was over his
violated trust,...

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...and gave him a butcher knife to
grind. Afterwards she kept him carding wool until he...

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...wood became, apparently. The gloom began to thicken,
by-and-by, and the King realised that the...

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...the
vain splendours of his office, and clothes his body in rags, to devote
his life to...

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...ago, by angels sent
from heaven to confer that awful dignity. Their presence filled this
place...

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...in an absent and aimless way.
Presently he paused; then tapped his forehead several times with...

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...THEY are everlasting!"

And so he wrought, and still wrought--mumbling, chuckling a low rasping
chuckle at times--and...

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...old man's face, and he said, without changing his attitude or his
occupation--

"Son of Henry the...

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...I caught the scoundrels who I
judged did steal him from me, and I made them...

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...hopefully, too--but the sealed jaws and the muffling
sheepskin sadly crippled the effort. Then the...

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...free.

A moment or two later his limbs were at liberty, and his captors, each
gripping him...