By John Ruskin
A fairy story of what occurred to 2 males who attempted to get wealthy in evil methods and of the way the fortune they sought got here to their more youthful brother, whose style and loving center caused him to correct motion. greatly considered as a masterpiece of nineteenth century tales for kids. comprises 4 black and white illustrations via Maria L. Kirk. appropriate for a while eight and up.
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He spoke in so very melancholy a tone that it quite melted Gluck's heart. " "That's a good boy," said the old gentleman again. Then Gluck warmed a plate and sharpened a knife. "I don't care if I do get beaten for it," thought he. Just as he had cut a large slice out of the mutton there came a tremendous rap at the door. The old gentleman jumped off the hob, as if it had suddenly become inconveniently warm. Gluck fitted the slice into the mutton again, with desperate efforts at exactitude, and ran to open the door.
How Little Gluck Set Off on an Expedition to the Golden River, and How He Prospered Therein; with Other Matters of Interest WHEN Gluck found that Schwartz did not come back, he was very sorry, and did not know what to do. He had no money, and was obliged to go and hire himself again to the goldsmith, who worked him very hard, and gave him very little money. So, after a month or two, Gluck grew tired and made up his mind to go and try his fortune with the Golden River. "The little king looked very kind," thought he.
They beat him again, till their arms were tired, and staggered to bed. In the morning, however, the steadiness, with which he adhered to his story obtained him some degree of credence; the immediate consequence of which was that the two brothers, after wrangling a long time on the knotty question, which of them should try his fortune first, drew their swords, and began fighting. The noise of the fray alarmed the neighbors, who, finding they could not pacify the combatants, sent for the constable.
The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin