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GOING TO GOSHEN.                                                  91
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she don't clap them together, the way you did when you catched the lump of lead. Why, I spotted you for a boy when you was threading the needle ; and I contrived the other things just to make certain. Now trot along to your uncle, Sarah Mary Williams George Elexander Peters, and if you get into trouble you send word to Mrs. Judith Loftus, which is me, and I'll do what I can to get you out of it. Keep the river road, all the way, and next time you tramp, take shoes
and socks with you. The river road's a rocky one, and your feet '11 be in a condition when you get to Goshen, I reckon."
I went up the bank about fifty yards, and then I doubled on my tracks and slipped back to where my canoe was, a good piece below the house. I jumped in and was off in a hurry. I went up stream far enough to make the head of the island, and then started across I took off the sun-bonnet, for I didn't want no blinders on, then. When I was about the middle, I hear the clock begin to strike ; so I stops and listens ; the sound come faint over the water, but clear— eleven. When I struck the head of the island I never waited to blow, though I