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The Widow made a story about her husband's old Nurse and the Nurse's grandfather's grandmother. 
"They passed on to us a Magic Mirror enchanted by the Virgin. One day when you are old enough, you may look into it. The Mirror will show you a face of the Devil."

Five years passed, 
and a season came when the Walnut tree failed to produce. The Widow had exhausted her resources, so ...

 

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THE BLACK WALNUT TREE 6: GB0005