The Dream of Little Tuk, and Other Tales

The Dream of Little Tuk, and Other Tales

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The Dream of Little Tuk, and Other Tales

The Dream of Little Tuk, and Other Tales

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YES, that was little Tuk. His name was not really Tuk; but when he could not speak plainly, he used to call himself so. It was to mean "Charley," and it does very well, if one only knows it. Now, he was to take care of his little sister Gustava, who was much smaller than he, and at the same time he was to learn his lesson; but these two things would not suit well together. The poor boy sat there with his little sister on his lap, and sung her all kinds of songs that he knew, and every now and then he gave a glance at his geography book, that lay open before him; by to-morrow morning he was to know all the towns in Zealand by heart, and to know every thing about them that one can well know.

Now his mother came home, for she had been out, and took little Gustava in her arms. Tuk ran quickly to the window, and read so zealously . . .

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