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THANKSGIVING AT TODD'S ASYLUM

We've got so much to eat we don't know what to do with it."
He had them in chairs in a moment and was piling steaming roast turkey on their plates. "There!" he said,
"don't you say another word till you have filled up on that. Folks"-and he turned to the others-"these two friends have come to stay a week with us and help eat turkey. Fall to! This is going to be the pleasantest Thanksgiving we've had yet."
And thus two new inmates were added to Todd's asylum.

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Biography
. Winthrop Packard (1862- ) is an American editor and author. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. At the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, he enlisted in the navy. For a time he was secretary of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, and has been one of the editors of The Youth's Companion. He is the author of many books which show his love of nature.
Discussion. 1. Read the story through silently and time yourself by the clock. 2. Tell the story from the following outline: (a) the inmates of the asylum (Uncle Eph, Aunt Tildy, the inventor, Fisherman Jones, the clock, Miltiades) ;(b) how Fisherman Jones caught Miltiades; (c) Thanksgiving day (the trip to the village, the dinner;-the new inmates). 3. How does Eph spare Aunt Tildy's feelings? 4. Compare Eph's feeling with that of the inventor about the neighbors' gifts. 5. Give instances of Eph's unselfishness. 6. How do you explain the "steam" in Eph's eyes? 7. How did Aunt Tildy show her appreciation of Eph? 8. Who furnishes the most fun in the story? 9. What situations seem to you most humorous? 10. Dramatize the dinner scene, using the information given in the first part of the story for the table conversation. Let the inventor, with interruptions by the others, tell about his incubator; Fisherman Jones about how he caught Nliltiades; Eph about going to the village; while Aunt Tildv busies herself with the clock. The entrance of the children and of the old couple will furnish enough action. Try to make each person express by his

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