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How the Two Ivans Quarrelled

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How the Two Ivans Quarrelled

by Nikolai Gogol

Genre: Comedy
Setting:
Format of Original Source: Novella
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Candidate for Adaptation? Not Reviewed

EXCERPT:

“Who ever heard of swapping a gun for two sacks of oats? Never fear, you don’t offer your coat.”
“But you forget, Ivan Nikiforovitch, that I am to give you the sow too.”
“What! two sacks of oats and a sow for a gun?”
“Why, is it too little?”
“For a gun?”
“Of course, for a gun.”
“Two sacks for a gun?”
“Two sacks, not empty, but filled with oats; and you’ve forgotten the sow.”
“Kiss your sow; and if you don’t like that, then go to the Evil One!”


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