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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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70                             THE MASTER THIEF
the tree, ran by a short cut and got before him, and once more hung himself up on a tree in the road before the man.
' How I should like to know if you really were so sick at heart that you hanged yourself there, or if it is only a hobgoblin that's
before me ! ' said the man. ' Ah, well! you may hang there for me, whether you are a hobgoblin or not,' and on he went with his ox.
Once more the youth did just as he had done twice already; jumped down from the tree, ran by a short cut through the wood, and again hanged himself in the very middle of the road before him.
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