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- (continued from previous page)the woman said "that is a black-bird and not a thrush." they kept on until they began to fight. The man gave the woman a black eye and the woman gave the man a broken nose. When the Christmas came again the man said "do you remember last year when I saw the thrush out side." The woman said "that it was a black bird and not a thrush." They began to fight again from that Christmas out they wer fighting at every Christmas until they died.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- There was once a boy and his father and mother died. He went to live with his grandmother. When the Christmas came they had only a loaf for the Christmas dinner. They had no money to buy other things and they did know what to do. On that day a fairy stood at the door playing a flute and he was very hungry. He said that he was very hungry to the woman. The woman gave him the loaf and he ate every bit of it. He then said to the woman "You are good to me and I'll(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.