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The Story Of A Young Orphan In Switzerland

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still more about them. Heidi liked to look again and again at the green pasture and the shepherd in the midst of his flock, standing so contentedly, leaning on his long staff, for there he was still with his father's flock, following the merry lambs and goats, for this was his delight.
Then came the picture where he had run away from his father's house, and was in a strange land, obliged to tend the swine, and had grown very thin because he
had nothing but husks to eat. The sun no longer shone so golden in this picture, and the land looked gray and gloomy. But there was still another picture to the story, in which the old father, with outstretched arms, is coming out of the house and running to wel-
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