This frightened the soldiers, and all the people cried:
Then they put the Soldier into the King's coach, and the three dogs danced in front, crying 'Hurrah!' And the boys whistled and the soldiers presented arms.
THE youth fell back in the procession until the tattered soldier was not in sight.
Because of the tattered soldier's question he now felt that his shame could be viewed.
Then came some merry soldiers who had evidently been drinking.
The eyes of all the soldiers turned toward the women, and while the vehicle was passing at foot pace all the soldiers' remarks related to the two young ones.
"O, you rebel rascals!" perhaps the soldiers would reply, glaring fiercely at the young men.
They threw snowballs and lumps of ice at the soldiers. As the tumult grew louder it reached the ears of Captain Preston, the officer of the day.
And the old errand man looked quite pleased, nodded, and took the pewter soldier over to the old house.
"I thank you for the pewter soldier, my little friend!" said the old man.
Then she gave him a cloak, and said, 'As soon as you put that on you will become invisible, and you will then be able to follow the princesses wherever they go.' When the soldier
heard all this good counsel, he determined to try his luck: so he went to the king, and said he was willing to undertake the task.
"Tally one for me," said the Scarecrow, calmly "What's wrong, my man?" he added, addressing the Soldier