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begged the farmer, going towards the chest where his wife had hidden the real sexton, who was sitting inside in a terrible fright.
Yes, now I have seen him; he looked just like our sexton.
Farewell,' said Little Klaus; and away he went with his money and the big chest, wherein sat the sexton.
A great new bridge had been built over it, on the middle of which Little Klaus stopped, and said aloud so that the sexton might hear:
The sexton crept out very quickly, pushed the empty chest into the water and went to his house, where he gave Little Klaus a bushel of money.
Leaving the sexton at the horse's bridle, he drew out the chaise with his own hands, and would have harnessed the horses, but that the post-boy of the village--a soft-hearted, good-for-nothing, vagabond kind of fellow--was moved by his earnestness and passion, and, throwing down a pitchfork with which he was armed, swore that the rioters might cut him into mincemeat if they liked, but he would not stand by and see an honest gentleman who had done no wrong, reduced to such extremity, without doing what he could to help him.
postulants, scribes, gooroos, precentors, beadles, fakeers, sextons,
a full service investment bank, has announced the appointment of Zoe Sexton as part of the launch of its women's wealth advisory services.
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JOHNNY SEXTON negotiated two bloody clashes of heads with Mathieu Bastareaud to mastermind Ireland's triumph in Dublin.
JONNY SEXTON survived a French 'kiss' from Matthieu Bastareaud to kick Ireland to victory over France last night - and set up a mammoth Six Nations showdown with England.
JOHNNY Sexton negotiated two bloody clashes of heads with Mathieu Bastareaud to mastermind Ireland's stubborn 18-11 RBS 6 Nations victory over France in Dublin.