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Winnie the Pooh
  • CHAPTER I

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  • IN WHICH WE ARE INTRODUCED TO WINNIE-THE-POOH AND SOME BEES, AND THE STORIES BEGIN

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    Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin.

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  • It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it.

  • And then he feels that perhaps there isn't.

  • Anyhow, here he is at the bottom, and ready to be introduced to you.

  • Narrator

    Winnie-the-Pooh.

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  • When I first heard his name, I said, just as you are going to say,

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    Narrator

    “But I thought he was a boy?”

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    Christopher

    “So did I,”

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    said Christopher Robin.

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    Narrator

    “Then you can't call him Winnie?”

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    Christopher

    “I don't.”

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    Narrator

    “But you said— —”

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    Christopher

    “He's Winnie-ther-Pooh.

  • Don't you know what 'ther' means?”

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    Narrator

    “Ah, yes, now I do,”

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    I said quickly;

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