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GREAT AMERICAN AUTHORS
LITTLE DAFFYDOWNDILLY

deal to do with Mr. Toil and should be glad to find some place where he was never heard of."
Our friend Daffydowndilly would have been better pleased with a companion of his own age, with whom he might have gathered flowers along the roadside, or have chased butterflies, or have done many other things to make the journey pleasant. But he had wisdom enough to understand that he should get along through the world much easier by having a man of experience to show him the way.
So he accepted the stranger's proposal, and they walked on very sociably together.
They had not gone far, when the road passed by a field where some haymakers were at work, mowing down the tall grass and spreading it out in the sun to dry. Daffy downdilly was delighted with the sweet smell of the newmown grass, and thought how much pleasanter it must be to make hay in the sunshine, under the blue sky, and with the birds singing sweetly in the neighboring trees and bushes, than to be shut up in a dismal schoolroom, learning lessons all day long, and continually scolded by old Mr.
Toil. But, in the midst of these thoughts, while he was stopping to peep over the stone wall, he started back and caught hold of his companion's hand.
" Quick, quick!" cried he. "Let us run away, or he will catch us!"
" Who will catch us?" asked the stranger.
" Mr. Toil, the old schoolmaster!" answered Daffydowndilly. "Don't you see him among the haymakers?"
And Daffydowndilly pointed to an elderly man, who so seemed to be the owner of the field, and the employer of the men at work there. He had stripped off his coat and waistcoat and was busily at work in his shirt-sleeves. The drops of sweat stood upon his brow; but he gave himself not a moment's rest and keptcrying out to the haymakers

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