About This Text
This text was prepared by Lisa Ripperton, using
as copytext, Story-tell Lib, by
Annie Trumbull Slosson, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
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