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Unformatted text preview: the end of that. I still wasnt 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 dont see why I oughtnt 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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- Spring '11