THE TIRESOME BROWNIE
Slowcoach still sat and read the paper slowly. Crawler the tortoise waited till the brownies were eagerly talking about a new seat they meant to put at the end of the village, and then he walked off a few more steps and stopped again.
Soon Bron noticed that Mister Slowcoach was even farther away, and he was still more vexed.
" I suppose the noise of our talking disturbed him and he went to sit on a stone much farther off," he said, annoyed. " Well, let him! Get on with the meeting! "
So they held the rest of the meeting without Slowcoach, and little by little the tortoise took him away until at last, when Slowcoach had