The First Bee

The old fishermen thought it very lucky to catch the first bee they happened to see in April. It was the sign of a good herring season, they said. I have seen men chasing the first bee they saw for

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In the Country

“An’ what do you fin’, Mrs Cottier, To do in the counthry?” says she With an edge on her vice like a knife blade! Fancy talkin’ so condescendin’ to ME! As though she’d navar even heard o’ the counthry! An’

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