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Identifier: cu31924029932617 (find matches)
Title: Beasts and men
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Boschère, Jean de, 1878-1953
Subjects: Folklore
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead & Co.
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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to his remarks, heset to work to blow upon his chilled fingers, which indeedwere blue with the cold. Why are you blowing your fingers ? asked the Fatherof all the Satyrs curiously. Why, to warm them, answered the peasant, and heblew harder than before. Well, sit down, said the Satyr. As it happens weare just about to have supper, and you are welcome to shareit with us. So the peasant sat down to supper, and all the Satyrfamily sat down too, and watched him with big unblinkingeyes, so that he felt very uncomfortable. A big basin of soupwas set before him, and finding it very hot, he began to blowupon it. At this all the Satyr family cried out in surprise, and theFather Satyr said, Why are you blowing your soup ? To cool it, answered the peasant. It is too hot, andI am afraid it may scald my mouth. Another and a louder cry of surprise came from all theSatyrs, but the Father cried out loudest of all, and seemedvery indignant. Come, he said, advancing to the peasant160 THE SATYRS VILLAGE
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