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H wandarfal wizard v oz


14. H wiNd maNkIz

jM wil rimembar HEr waz nO rOd -- not Ivan a pATwE -- bitwIn H kAsal v H /wikid /wic n H /emarald /siti. wen H fYr crAvalarz went in sarc v H /wic SI hAd sIn Hem kamN, n sO sent H /wiNd /maNkIz t briN Hem t har. i waz mac hyrdar t fFnd HEr wE bAk TrM H big fIldz v batarkaps n jelO dEzIz Hn i waz bIiN kErId. HE nM, v kYrs, HE mast gO scrEt Ist, tQrd H rFzN san; n HE styrtd of in H rFt wE. bat At nMn, wen H san waz Ovar HEr hedz, HE did not nO wic waz Ist n wic waz west, n Ht waz H rIzan HE war lost in H grEt fIldz. HE kept on wokN, hQevar, n At nFt H mMn kEm Qt n SOn brFtli. sO HE lE dQn amaN H swIt smelN jelO flQrz n slept sQndli antil mYrnN -- Yl bat H /skErkrO n H /tin /wUdmAn.

H nekst mYrnN H san waz bihFnd a klQd, bat HE styrtd on, Az if HE war kwFt Sar wic wE HE war gOiN.

"if wI wok fyr Inaf," sed /dYraTi, "F Am Sar wI SAl samtFm kam t sam plEs."

bat dE bF dE pAsd awE, n HE stil sY naTiN bifYr Hem bat skyrlit fIldz. H /skErkrO bigAn t grambal a bit.

"wI hAv Sarli lost Qr wE," hI sed, "n anles wI fFnd i agen in tFm t rIc H /emarald /siti, F SAl nevar get mF brEnz."

"nYr F mF hyrt," diklErd H /tin /wUdmAn. "i sImz t m F kn skErsli wEt til F get t /oz, n jM mast Admit Hs z a vEri loN Jarni."

"jM sI," sed H /kQwardli /lFan, wiT a wimpar, "F hAvan't H kariJ t kIp crAmpN fYrevar, wiTQt getN enIwEr At Yl."

Hn /dYraTi lost hyrt. SI sAt dQn on H grAs n lUkd At har kmpAnjanz, n HE sAt dQn n Lukd At har, n /tOtO fQnd Ht f H farst tFm in hiz lFf hI waz tM tFrd t cEs a batarflF Ht flM pAst hiz hed. sO hI pUt Qt hiz taN n pAntd n lUkd At /dYraTi Az if t Ask wat HE SUd d nekst.

"sapOz wI kYl H fIld mFs," SI saJestd. "HE kUd probabli tel as H wE t H /emarald /siti."

"t b Sar HE kUd," krFd H /skErkro. "wF didn't wI TiNk v Ht bifYr?"

/dYraTi blM H lital wisal SI hAd YlwEz kErId abQt har nek sins H /kwIn v H /mFs hAd givan i t har. in a fjM minits HE hard H pAtarN v tFni fIt, n meni v H smYl grE mFs kEm ranN ap t har. amaN Hem waz H /kwIn harself, hM Askd, in har skwIki lital vqs:

"wat kn F d f mF frendz?"

"wI hAv lost Qr wE," sed /dYraTi. "kn jM tel as wEr H /emarald /siti z?"

"sartanli," Ansard H /kwIn; "bat i z a grEt wE of, f jM hAv hAd i At jYr bAks Yl H tFm." Hn SI nOtisd /dYraTi'z /gOldan /kAp, n sed, "wF dOn't jM jMz H cyrm v H /kAp, n kYl H /wiNd /maNkIz t jM? HE wil kEri jM t H /siti v /oz in les Hn an Qr."

"F didn't nO HEr waz a cyrm," Ansard /dYraTi, in sarprFz. "/wat z i?"

"i z ritan insFd H /gOldan /kAp," riplFd H /kwIn v H /mFs. "bat if jM r gOiN t kYl H /wiNd /maNkIz wI mast ran awE, f HE r fUl v miscif n TiNk i grEt fan t plEg as."

"wOn't HE hart mI?" Askd H garl ANkSasli.

"O, nO. HE mast ObE H wErar v H /kAp. gUd-bF!" n SI skAmpard Qt v sFt, wiT Yl H mFs harIiN Aftar har.

/dYraTi lUkd insFd H /gOldan /kAp n sY sam wardz ritan apon H lFnN. HIz, SI TYt, mast b H cyrm, sO SI red H darekSnz kErfali n pUt H /kAp apon har hed.

"ep-pE, pep-pE, kAk-kE!" SI sed, stAndN on har left fUt.

"wat did jM sE?" Askd H skErkrO, hM did not nO wat SI waz dMiN.

"hil-lO, hol-lO, hel-lO!" /dYraTi went on, stAndN Hs tFm on har rFt fUt.

"helo!" riplFd H /tin /wUdmAn kYmli.

"ziz-zI, zaz-zI, zik!" sed /dYraTi, hM waz nQ stAndN on bOT fIt. Hs endd H sEiN v H cyrm, n HE hard a grEt cAtarN n flApN v wiNz, Az H bAnd v /wiNd /maNkIz flM ap t Hem.

H /kiN bQd lO bifYr /dYraTi, n Askd, "wat z jYr kamAnd?"

"wI wiS t gO t H /emarald /siti," sed H cFld, "n wI hAv lost Qr wE."

"wI wil kEri jM," riplFd H /kiN, n nO sMnar hAd hI spOkan Hn tM v H /maNkIz kYt /dYraTi in HEr yrmz n flM awE wiT har. aHarz tUk H /skErkrO n H /wUdmAn n H /lFan, n wan lital /maNki sIzd /tOtO n flM Aftar Hem, YlHO H dog crFd hyrd t bFt him.

H /skErkrO n H /tin /wUdmAn war rAHar frFtand At farst, f HE rimembard hQ bAdli H /wiNd /maNkIz hAd crItd Hem bifYr; bat HE sY Ht nO hyrm waz intendd, sO HE rOd TrM H Er kwFt cIrfali, n hAd a fFn tFm lUkN At H priti gyrdanz n wUdz fyr bilO Hem.

/dYraTi fQnd harself rFdN Izili bitwIn tM v H bigist /maNkIz, wan v Hem H /kiN himself. HE hAd mEd a cEr v HEr hAndz n war kErfal not t hart har.

"wF d jM hAv t ObE H cyrm v H /gOldan /kAp?" SI Askd.

"Ht z a loN stYri," Ansard H /kiN, wiT a wiNd lAf; "bat wI hAv a loN Jarni bifYr as, F wil pAs H tFm bF telN jM abQt i, if jM wiS."

"F SAl b glAd t hIr i," SI riplFd.

"wans," bigAn H lIdar, "wI war a frI pIpal, livN hApili in H grEt fYrist, flFiN fram crI t crI, ItN nats n frMt, n dMiN Jast Az wI plIzd wiTQt kYlN enIbodi mAstar. parhAps sam v as war rAHar tM fUl v miscif At tFmz, flFiN dQn t pUl H tElz v H Animalz Ht hAd nO wiNz, cAsN bardz, n TrOiN nats At H pIpal hM wYkd in H fYrist. bat wI war kErlis n hApi n fUl v fan, n enJqd evri minit v H dE. Hs waz meni jIrz agO, loN bifYr /oz kEm Qt v H klQdz t rMl Ovar Hs lAnd."

"HEr livd hIr Hn, awE At H /nYrT, a bjMtifal prinses, hM waz YlsO a pQrfal sYrsares. Yl har mAJik waz jMzd t help H pIpal, n SI waz nevar nOn t hart enIwan jM waz gUd. har nEm waz /gEalet, n SI livd in a hAndsam pAlis bilt fram grEt bloks v rMbi. evrIwan lavd har, bat har grEtist syrO waz Ht SI kUd fFnd nO wan t lav in ritarn, sins Yl H men war mac tM stMpid n agli t mEt wiT wan sO bjMtifal n wFs. At lAst, hQevar, SI fQnd a bq hM waz hAndsam n mAnli n wFz bIjond hiz jIrz. /gEalet mEd ap har mFnd Ht wen hI grM t b a mAn SI wUd mEk him har hazband, sO SI tUk him t har rMbi pAlis n jMzd Yl har mAJik pQrz t mEk him Az scroN n gUd n lavli Az enI wUman kUd wiS. wen hI grM t mAnhUd, /kElyly, Az hI waz kYld, waz sed t b H best n wFzist mAn in Yl H lAnd, wFl hiz mAnli bjMti waz sO grEt Ht /gEalet lavd him dIrli, n hAsand t mEk evrITiN redi f H wedN.

"mF grAndfoHar waz At H tFm H /kiN v H /wiNd /maNkIz wic livd in H fYrist nIr /gEalet's pAlis, n H Old felO lavd a jOk betar Hn a gUd dinar. wan dE, Jast bifYr H wedN, mF grAndfoHar waz flFiN Qt wiT hiz bAnd wen hI sY /kElyly wokN bisFd H rivar. hI waz Jresd in a ric kostMm v piNk silk n parpal velvit, n mF grAndfoHar TYt hI wUd sI wat hI kUd d. At hiz ward H bAnd flM dQn n sIzd /kElyly, kErId him in HEr yrmz antil HE war Ovar H midal v H rivar, n Hn Jropd him intM H wotar.

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