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Therewereoncefive-and-twentytinsoldiers. Theywereallbrothers,bornofthesameoldtinspoon. Theyshoulderedtheirmusketsandlookedstraightaheadofthem,splendidintheiruniforms,allredandblue. 

Theveryfirstthingintheworldthattheyheardwas, "Tinsoldiers!" Asmallboyshouteditandclappedhishandsasthelidwasliftedofftheirboxonhisbirthday. Heimmediatelysetthemuponthetable. 

Allthesoldierslookedexactlyalikeexceptone.Helookedalittledifferentashehadbeencastlastofall. Thetinwasshort,sohehadonlyoneleg. Buttherehestood,assteadyononelegasanyoftheothersoldiersontheirtwo. Butjustyousee,he’llbetheremarkableone. 

Onthetablewiththesoldiersweremanyotherplaythings,andonethatnoeyecouldmisswasamarvelouscastleofcardboard. Ithadlittlewindowsthroughwhichyoucouldlookrightinsideit. Andinfrontofthecastlewereminiaturetreesaroundalittlemirrorsupposedtorepresentalake. Thewaxswansthatswamonitssurfacewerereflectedinthemirror. Allthiswasveryprettybutprettiestofallwasthelittleladywhostoodintheopendoorwayofthecastle. Thoughshewasapaperdoll,sheworeadressofthefluffiestgauze. Atinyblueribbonwentoverhershoulderforascarf,andinthemiddleofitshoneaspanglethatwasasbigasherface. 

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