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By Gertrude Chandler Warner

ISBN-10: 1480486752

ISBN-13: 9781480486751

Benny Alden has just one buck to spend on Grandfather's birthday current. yet every little thing he reveals both bills an excessive amount of or isn't really a lot enjoyable. Then Benny, his buddy Michael, and his puppy, Watch, pay attention Grandfather speaking to the baker, and all at once Benny has an concept that's superb!

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Orest. 8 0 4 - 8 0 6 . Konstan, Friendship in the Classical World, 60. X e n o p h o n , Mem. 5 (LCL; trans. E . C . M a r c h a n t ; L o n d o n , C a m b r i d g e , M A : H a r v a r d University Press, 1923). Friendship and Benefaction in James 22 n o t t a k e p r o p e r c a r e o f t h e i r friends a n d f o r g e t t h e m i n t i m e s o f n e e d . A g o o d f r i e n d is o n e w h o offers a i d a n d s u p p o r t , n o m a t t e r w h a t t h e situation. I f g e n e r o s i t y is c a l l e d f o r , h e d o e s h i s p a r t : i f f e a r h a r a s s e s , h e c o m e s t o t h e rescue, shares expenses, helps to p e r s u a d e , bears d o w n opposition: h e is f o r e m o s t i n d e l i g h t i n g h i m w h e n h e is p r o s p e r o u s a n d r a i s i n g h i m u p w h e n h e falls (Mem.

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