Talking Laundry!

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THE SHIRT-COLLAR.

“Mistress widow!” cried the shirt-collar, “little mistress widow, I am getting very warm! I am turning quite another being, all my creases are coming out; you are burning a hole in me! Ugh! I propose to you!”

 

Illustration:  The Shirt-Collar.  Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.  Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. Ca 1920.

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. Ca 1920.

 

The Taboo of Red Shoes!

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THE RED SHOES.

They fitted her, and were bought. But the old lady knew nothing of their being red, for she would never have allowed Karen to be confirmed in red shoes, as she was now to be.

Illustration:  The Red Shoes.  Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.  Henry Altemus Company:  Philadelphia.  Ca 1920.

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. Ca 1920.