The Master-Maid-3

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“Why should you do that?” said the attorney; “sit still, I will do it.” So he was on his feet in a moment, and out in the porch. “Tell me when you have got hold of the door-latch,” said the Master-maid. “I have hold of it now,” cried the attorney. “Then you may hold the door, and the door you, and may you go between wall and wall till day dawns.” What a dance the attorney had that night! He had never had such a waltz before, and he never wished to have such a dance again. Sometimes he was in front of the door, and sometimes the door was in front of him, and it went from one side of the porch to the other, till the attorney was well-nigh beaten to death. At first he began to a***e the Master-maid, and then to beg and pray, but the door did not care for anything but keeping

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