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PORTUGUESE FAIRY TALES.

And the king whimpered, "Don't scold me and I will punish the magistrate."

And the magistrate went down on his knees and begged, "Don't punish me and I will bid the man remove his olive tree, or he shall hang on it."

The man said, "Oh, magistrate, don't hang me and I will remove my olive tree."

So the monkey had his way with his pomegranate tree, and I hope he will give us each a pomegranate off it.

Coimbra.


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