Unformatted text preview: the end of that. I still wasn’t givin up though. Next came long Ben and I had another idea. He started to ask if I wanted to go swimin and I told him no. Then he started to get interested and asked me if I liked it. “Like it? Well, I don’t see why I oughtn’t to like it. Does a boy get a chance to whitewash a fence every day?” I had him then. He asked if he could do it and I told him no, I could only do it ‘cause I was special. Then he had to do it. I finally let him do it after he gave me his apple. Then when he tired out I got another to do it then another hour after hour. Finally it was done and I had learned a valuable lesson. “In order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.”...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH 14231 taught by Professor Bissett during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Plano.
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