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Pepper & Salt Howard Pyle

Pepper & Salt

Howard Pyle

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ISBN : 9781492261735
Paperback
94 pages
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Here, my little man, you may hold my cap and bells, -and you, over there, may hold the bauble! Now, then, I am ready to talk as a wise man should and am a giddy-pated jester no longer! This is what I have to say: One must have a little pinch ofMoreHere, my little man, you may hold my cap and bells, -and you, over there, may hold the bauble! Now, then, I am ready to talk as a wise man should and am a giddy-pated jester no longer! This is what I have to say: One must have a little pinch of seasoning in this dull, heavy life of ours- one should never look to have all the troubles, the labors, and the cares, with never a whit of innocent jollity and mirth. Yes, one must smile now and then, if for nothing else than to lift the corners of the lips in laughter that are only too often dragged down in sorrow. It is for this that I sit here now, telling you all manner of odd quips and jests until yon sober, wise man shakes his head and goes his way, thinking that I am even more of a shallow-witted knave than I really am. But, prut! Who cares for that? I am sure that I do not if you do not. Yet listen! One must not look to have nothing but pepper and salt in this life of ours-no, indeed! At that rate we would be worse off than we are now. I only mean that it is a good and pleasant thing to have something to lend the more solid part a little savor now and then