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Once upon a time there was an old Sow with three little Pigs, and as she had not enough to keep them, she sent them out to seek their fortune. All three pigs decided to build a house, and set off to the brickworks to buy some bricks. But soon the three little pigs came across a Man carrying a bundle of straw. The first little pig said to himself: “Now I won’t need to walk so far to the brickworks! I’d much rather do less work, and then spend the rest of my afternoon relaxing.” So the first little pig said to the Man carrying straw: “Please, Man, give me that straw to build me a house.” The Man did, and the little Pig quickly built a house with it right where he stood, and then settled down and prepared to have a sleep for the rest of the afternoon. Presently …show more content…
Smith’s home-field; and if you will be ready to-morrow morning, I will call for you, and we will go together and get some for dinner.” “Very well,” said the little Pig, “I will be ready. What time do you mean to go?” “Oh, at six o’clock.” Well, the little Pig got up at five, and got the turnips and was home again before six. When the Wolf came he said, “Little Pig, are you ready?” “Ready!” said the little Pig, “I have been and come back again, and got a nice pot-full for dinner.”The Wolf felt very angry at this, but thought that he would be up to the little Pig somehow or other; so he said, “Little Pig, I know where there is a nice apple-tree.” “Where?” said the Pig. “Down at Merry-garden,” replied the Wolf; “and if you will not deceive mwill come for you, at five o’clock to-morrow, and we will go together and get some apples.” Well, the little Pig woke at four the next morning, and bustled up, and went off for the apples, hoping to get back before the Wolf came; but he had farther to go, and had to climb the tree, so that just as he was coming down from it, he saw the Wolf coming, which, as you may suppose, frightened him very much. When the Wolf came up he said, “Little Pig, what! are you here before …show more content…
Then he could not tell what to do. So he got into the churn to hide, and in doing so turned it round, and it began to roll, and rolled down the hill with the Pig inside it, which frightened the Wolf so much that he ran home without going to the Fair. He went to the little Pig’s house, and told him how frightened he had been by a great round thing which came down the hill past him. Then the little Pig said, “Hah! I frightened you, did I? I had been to the Fair and bought a butter churn, and when I saw you I got into it, and rolled down the hill.” Then the Wolf was very angry indeed, and declared he would eat up the little Pig, and that he would get down the chimney after him. When the little Pig saw what he was about, he hung on the pot full of water, and made up a blazing fire, and, just as the Wolf was coming down, took off the cover of the pot, and in fell the Wolf. And the little Pig put on the cover again in an instant, boiled him up, and ate him for supper, and lived happy ever

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