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H wandarfl wizard v oz


2. H kQnsl wiT H manckinz

SI waz awEkand bF a Sok, sO sadan n sivEr Ht if dYraTi hAd not bin lFiN on H soft bed SI mFt hAv bin hart. Az i waz, H Jyr mEd har kec har breT n wandar wat hAd hApand; n tOtO pat hiz kOld litl nOz intM har fEs n wFnd dizmali. dYraTi sAt ap n nOtisd Ht H hQs waz not mMvN; nYr waz i dyrk, f H brFt sanSFn kEm in At H windO, fladN H litl rMm. SI sprAN fram har bed n wiT tOtO At har hIlz rAn n Opand H dYr.

H litl garl gEv a krF v amEzmnt n lUkd abQt har, har Fz grOiN bigar n bigar At H wandarfal sFts SI sY.

H sFklOn hAd set H hQs dQn vEri Jentli -- f a sFklOn -- in H midst v a kancri v myrvalas bjMti. HEr war lavli pAcz v grInswyrd Yl abQt, wiT stEtli crIz bErN ric n laSas frMts. bANks v gYrJas flQrz war on evri hAnd, n bardz wiT rEr n briljant plMmiJ sAN n flatard in H crIz n bUSz. a litl wE of waz a smYl brUk, raSN n spyrkN aloN bitwIn grIn bANks, n marmarN in a vqs vEri grEtfal t a litl garl hM hAd livd sO loN on H JrF, grE prErIz.

wFl SI stUd lUkN Igarli At H scrAJ n bjMtifal sFts, sI nOtisd kamN tOward har a grMp v H kwIrist pIpl SI hAd evar sIn. HE war not Az big Az H grOn fOk SI hAd YlwEz bin jMsd t; bat nIHar war HE vEri smYl. in fAkt, HE sImd abQt Az tYl Az dYraTi, hM waz a wel-grOn cFld f har EJ, YlHO HE war, sO fyr Az lUks gO, meni jIrz Oldar.

TrI war men n wan a wUman, n Yl war odli Jresd. HE wYr rQnd hAts Ht rOz t a smYl pqnt a fUt abav HEr hedz, wiT litl belz arQnd H brimz Ht tinkld swItli Az HE mMvd. H hAts v H men war blM; H litl wUman'z hAt waz wFt, n SI wYr a wFt gQn Ht haN in plIts fram har SOldarz. Ovar i war sprinkld litl styrz Ht glisand in H san lFk dFmandz. H men war Jresd in blM, v H sEm SEd Az HEr hats, n wYr wel-poliSd bMts wiT a dIp rOl v blM At H tops. H men, dYraTi TYt, war abQt Az Old Az ankl henri, f tM v Hem hAd bIrdz. bat H litl wUman waz dQtlis mac Oldar. har fEs waz kavard in riNklz, har hEr waz nIrli wFt, n SI wYkd rAHar stifli.

wen HIz pIpl JrM nIr H hQs wEr dYraTi waz stAndN in H dYrwE, HE pYzd n wispard amaN Hemselvz, Az if afrEd t kam fYrHar. bat H litl Old wUman wYkd ap t dYraTi, mEd a lO bQ n sed, in a swIt vqs:

jM r welkam, mOst nObl sYrsaris, t H lAnd v H /manckinz. wI r sO grEtfal t jM f hAvN kild H /wikid /wic v H /Ist, n f setN Qr pIpl frI fram bondiJ.

dYraTi lisand t Hs spIc wiT wandar. wat kUd H litl wUman posabli mIn bF kYlN har a sYrsaris, n sEiN SI hAd kild H wikid wic v H Ist? dYraTi waz an inasnt, hyrmlis litl garl, hM hAd bin kErId bF a sFklOn meni mFlz fram hOm; n SI hAd nevar kild enITiN in Yl har lFf.

bat H litl wUman evidentli ekspektd har t Ansar; sO dYraTi sed, wiT hezitESn, jM r vEri kFnd, bat HEr mast b sam mistEk. F hAv not kild enITiN.

jYr hQs did, enIwE, riplFd H litl Old wUman, wiT a lAf, n Ht z H sEm TiN. sI! SI kntinjMd, pqntN t H kYrnar v H hQs. HEr r har tM fIt, stil stikN Qt fram andar a blok v wUd.

dYraTi lUkd, n gEv a litl krF v frFt. HEr, indId, Jast andar H kYrnar v H grEt bIm H hQs restd on, tM fIt war stikN Qt, Sod in silvar SMz wiT pqntd tOz.

O, dIr! O, dIr! krFd dYraTi, klAspN har hAndz tageHar in dismE. H hQs mast hAv hYlan on har. watevar SAl wI d?

HEr z naTiN t b dan, sed H litl wUman kYmli.

bat hM waz SI? Askd dYraTi.

SI waz H wikid wic v H Ist, Az F sed, Ansard H litl wUman. SI hAz held Yl H manckinz in bondiJ f meni jIrz, mEkN Hem slEvz f har nFt n dE. nQ HE r Yl set frI, n r grEtfal t jM f H fEvar.

hM r H manckinz? inkwFrd dYraTi.

HE r H pIpl hM liv in Hs lAnd v H Ist wEr H wikid wic rMld.

r jM a manckin? Askd dYraTi.

nO, bat F am HEr frend, YlHO F liv in H lAnd v H nYrT. wen HE sY H wic v H Ist waz ded H manckinz sent a swft mesenJar t mI, n F kEm At wans. F am H wic v H nYrT.

O, grESas! krFd dYraTi. r jM a rIl wic?

jes, indId, Ansard H litl wUman. bat F am a gUd wic, n H pIpl lav mI. F am not Az pQarfal Az H wikid wiC waz hM rMld hIr, Yr F SUd hAv set H pIpl frI mFself.

bat F TYt Yl wicz war wikid, sed H garl, hM waz hAf frFtand At fEsN a rIl wic. O, nO, Ht z a grEt mistEk. HEr war Onli fYr wicz in Yl H /lAnd v /oz, n tM v Hem, TOz hM liv in H nYrT n H sQT, r gUd wicz. F nO Hs t b crM, f F em wan v Hem mFself, n ken not b mistEkan. HOz hM dwelt in H Ist n H west war, indId, wikid wicz; bat nQ Ht jM hAv kild wan v Hem, HEr z bat wan wikid wic in Yl H lAnd v oz -- H wan in H west.

km bAk nekst wIk f mYr H wandarfl wizard v oz!

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