The Mistress and Her Servants


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A , and , had two servants, whom she kept . They were not allowed to in the mornings, but the old lady had them up and as soon as the . They having to get up , especially in winter-time: and they thought that if it were not for the cock waking up their Mistress so horribly early, they could sleep longer. So they caught it and . But they weren't prepared for the . For what happened was that their Mistress, not hearing the cock crow as usual, waked them up earlier than ever, and them to work in the middle of the night.

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