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A CHRISTMAS TREE - CHARLES DICKENS
A CHRISTMAS TREE WHEN I WAS A CHILD

and then ate her, after making that ferocious joke about his teeth. She was my first love. I felt that if I could have married Little Red Riding-Hood, I should have known perfect bliss. But it was not to be; and there was nothing for it but to look out the wolf in the Noah's ark there, and put him late in the procession on the table, as a monster who was to be degraded. Oh, the wonderful Noah's ark! It was not found seaworthy when put in a washing-tub, and the animals were crammed in at the roof, and needed to have their legs well shaken down before they could be got in, even there; and then, ten to one but they began to tumble out at the door, which was but imperfectly fastened with a wire latch-but what was that against it! Consider the noble fly, a size or two smaller than the elephant; the lady bird; the butterfly-all triumphs of art! Consider the goose, whose feet were so small, and whose balance was so indifferent, that he usually tumbled forward and knocked down all the animal creation! Consider Noah and his family, like idiotic tobacco-stoppers; and how the leopard stuck to warm little fingers; and how the tails of the larger animals used gradually to resolve themselves into frayed bits of string!

THE ARABIAN NIGHTS

Hush! Again a forest, and somebody up in a tree-not Robin Hood, not Valentine, but an Eastern king with a glittering scimitar and turban. By Allah ! two Eastern kings; for I see another, looking over his shoulder! Down upon the grass, at the tree's foot, lies the full length of a coal-black giant, stretched asleep, with his head in a lady's lap; and near them is a glass box fastened with four locks of shining steel, in which he keeps the lady prisoner when he is awake. I see the four keys at his girdle now. The

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