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By Jonathan Emmett

Hot-diggerty! Whatever's that?" exclaims Mole as he burrows out of the floor one evening and catches sight of the moon. He thinks it is the most pretty factor he is ever obvious and he desires it, so he units approximately attempting to pull it down - to no avail. whilst all his efforts end up to be in useless, he unexpectedly notices the moon's in a puddle at his toes and reaches to choose it up and breaks it. bad Mole is inconsolable, till he's proven that the moon isn't damaged in any respect, yet simply as appealing as ever, striking within the sky like a shiny silver coin. And it isn't as close to because it seems to be!

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And finally he had some customers even from Millsdorf and other valleys. Even down into the plains his fame spread so that a good many who intended to climb in the mountains had their shoes made by him for that purpose. He ordered his house very neatly and in his shop the shoes, lace-boots, and high boots shone upon their several shelves; and when, on Sundays, the whole population of the valley came into the village, gathering under the four linden trees of the square, people liked to go over to the shoemaker's shop and look through the panes to watch the customers.

However, the dyer was a man who meant to have his own way. The right sort of man, he said, ought to ply his trade in a manner to prosper and ought, therefore, to be able to maintain his wife, children, himself, and his servants, to keep house and home in good condition, and yet save a goodly amount—which savings were, after all, the main aids to honor and dignity in the world. Therefore, he said, his daughter would receive nothing from home but an excellent outfit; all else it was and remained the duty of the husband to provide.

It grows ever steeper, the further one ascends; but one always follows a gully resembling a rounded out ditch which is convenient, as one cannot then miss one's way in this extensive, treeless, monotonous region. After a while, rocks as large as churches rise out of the grassy soil, between whose walls one climbs up still farther. Then there are again bleak ridges, with hardly any vegetation, which reach up into the thinner air of higher altitudes and lead straight to the ice. " In order to surmount the ice one skirts it for some distance where it is surrounded by rock-walls, until one comes to the old hard snow which bridges the crevasses and at most seasons of the year bears the weight of the climber.

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