"Well, I like all this," said both the English-men; "always going down the hill, and yet alwa
ys merry; it's worth the money to see it." So, they paid a hundred-weight of gold to the peasant, who, whatever he did, was not scolded but kissed.
This is a story which I heard when I was a child
; and now you have heard it too, and know that 'What the old man does is always right.'