FAIRY REPORTS OF HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
by Hans Christian Andersen
AT a rich merchant's house there was a kids party, plus the children of rich and great everyone was there. The merchant was obviously a learned gentleman, for his father had sent him to college, and he had passed his evaluation. His daddy had been in the beginning only a cattle supplier, but often honest and industrious, so that he had manufactured money, great son, the merchant, got managed to increase his retail outlet. Clever as he was, he previously also a cardiovascular system; but there was clearly less explained of his heart than of his money. Almost all descriptions of folks visited on the merchant's residence, well delivered, as well as mental, and some whom possessed neither of these tips.
Now it had been a kids party, and there was kids prattle, which often is used freely from your heart. One of them was a amazing little girl, who had been terribly pleased; but this had been trained her by the servants, but not by her parents, who had been far too smart people.
Her father was groom with the Chambers, a high workplace at the courtroom, and your woman knew this. " My spouse and i am a young child of the the courtroom, " the lady said; today she may indeed as well have been a child from the cellar, to get no one can support his birth; and then the lady told the other kids that your woman was well-born, and declared no one who had been not well-born could rise in the world. It absolutely was no value to read and be industrious, pertaining to if a person was not well-born, he can never achieve anything. " And those whose names end with 'sen, '" stated she, " can never end up being anything at all. We should put our arms akimbo, and associated with elbow quite pointed, so as to keep these types of 'sen' people at an excellent distance. " And then your woman stuck away her very little arms, and made the elbows quite pointed, showing how it absolutely was to be carried out; and her little biceps and triceps were very pretty, pertaining to she was a sweet-looking kid.
But the very little daughter from the merchant started to be very angry at this presentation, for her dad's name was Petersen, and she knew that...