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great satisfaction. As she passed by the win-
dow, aunt Lucia whispered to her, to say, —
“J think you had better thank that young
man, and give him a mug of coffee.”
“ Well,” said the little girl, “I will.” So
she went to a cupboard at the side of the
room, and took down a tin mug. She
poured out some coffee from a coffee-pot, and
put in some milk and sugar, and then
brought it to Jonas, and asked him if he
wouldn’t like a little coffee. Jonas thanked
her, and took the coffee ; and he liked it very
much.
After this, Jonas harnessed his horses again,
and wenton. He travelled until nearly noon,
and then he arrived at the town where he
was to leave his load. He had a letter to a
merchant, who had bought the produce of
the farmer, and, in a very short time, his load
was taken out, and the other articles put in,
which he was to carry back in exchange. He
had some money given him by the merchant,
in part payment for his load of produce. It
was in bank-notes, and he put it into his
waistcoat pocket, and pinned it in.
‘Then he set out on his return. His load
was light, the road was smooth, and his