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LITTLE PUMPKIN'S THANKSGIVING
girl glad. She has been ill a long time, and must have a jack-o'lantern for Thanksgiving."
"Yes, my lady," said Peter; and they went from vine to vine.
First, they stopped at Great Big Pumpkin, but that was too large. Then they stopped at MiddleSized Pumpkin, but that was too flat. Then they stopped at Little Wee Pumpkin, and that was just right.
"This is the pumpkin for the jack-o'lantern, Peter," she said, pointing to Little Wee. "This will make the little girl glad."
'Yes, my lady," said Peter, as he pulled Little Wee from the vine.
"The two large pumpkins shall go to the palace, to the King," said Cinderella. "They will make fine pies for his Thanksgiving dinner."
"Yes, my lady," said Peter, as he pulled the two pumpkins from the vines.
So Great Big, Middle-Sized, and Little Wee all had their wishes. -MADGE A. BIGHAM (Adapted).
Two goats once wished to cross a stream. One goat was on the left side of the stream. The other was on the right side.
The water was deep, and over the stream was only a narrow board. Only one goat at a time could cross on it.
"I will not wait," said the first billy goat.