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In fact, Jonas was a little ashamed at having let go for so small a wound. However, it was then too late to regret it and the boys returned slowly home. As they were walking home, James said that the squirrel's back looked wet, where the dye went upon him, but he did not think it looked very blue. "No," said Jonas, "it does not generally look blue at first, but it grows blue afterwards. " So they walked along home; the fender was put back in its place in the garret, the bowl in the house, and the box in the barn.

They stood still, and looked silently and soberly on the flashing flames, the lurid light, the bright red reflections on the woods, the banks, and the water,—and on the volumes of glowing smoke and sparks which ascended to the sky. Before long, however, the light fuel upon the top of the piles was burned up, and there remained great glowing heaps of embers, and logs of wood still flaming. These the boys began to poke about with long poles that Jonas had cut for them, to make them burn brighter, and to see the sparks go up.

He asked Lucy if she did not think it was going to be pleasant, but Lucy was more modest and reasonable than he was, and said that she did not know; she could not judge of the weather so well as her father. Rollo began by this time to be considerably out of humor. He said he knew it was not going to rain, and he did not see why they might not go. He did not believe it would rain a drop all day. Lucy just then pointed down to a little dark spot on the stone step of the door, where a drop had just fallen, and asked Rollo what he called that.

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