The Animal Story Book - online children's book

Edited By Andrew Lang And With Numerous Illustrations By H. J. Ford

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STORIES ABOUT BEARS
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ing impromptu words. The Baron, seated on the bear's carcase, joined in the chorus ; but the Indians, not content with that, insisted on his joining in the dance as well. The rejoicing oyer, the Baron divided among the twenty Indians the flesh of the bear about 15 lb. or 20 lb. fell to each. The skin he kept to himself, and the claws, of which the Indians made him a warrior's necklace, hanging it round his neck like an order of knighthood.1
1 The young reader must no longer expect such adventures as the Baron de Wogan achieved.
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