chapter  228
The Sacks of Gold on the Mountain—Li vèrtuli di la muntagna di la fera
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So he looked, and he found five small coins and bought five oranges. With the oranges in his pockets, he ran back to his employer and told him the whole story, how he came upon this festival and had no money and yet found five coins in his pocket and bought five oranges. Now this employer of his was a mean-spirited man, and he made him sell him the five oranges for only a penny apiece. Then he gave him a little more money to go back and buy all the remaining oranges. But when he went back up the mountain, he couldn’t find any music, songs, fruit, or anything. The fact was that he had broken the magic spell.