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VIII

Geppetto makes Pinocchio new feet, and sells
          his own coat to buy him a Spelling-book.


No sooner had the puppet appeased his hunger than he began to cry and to grumble because he wanted a pair of new feet.

But Geppetto, to punish him for his naughtiness, allowed him to cry and to despair for half the day. He then said to him:

'Why should I make you new feet? To enable you, perhaps, to escape again from home?'

'I promise you,' said the puppet, sobbing, 'that for the future I will be good.'