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The Story Of A Young Orphan In Switzerland

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24                                         HEIDI
" I never tasted such good milk before," answered Heidi.
" Then you must have some more " ; and the grand­father filled the bowl again to the brim and placed it before the child, who looked quite content as she began
to eat her bread, after it had been spread with the toasted cheese soft as butter. The combination tasted very good, with frequent drinks of milk.
When the meal was over, the grandfather went out to the goat-shed to put it in order, and Heidi watched him closely as he first swept it clean with a broom and
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