|Title||The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|
`I'd rather have a prize packet,' replied Owen, unhesitatingly. `There! I told you so!' cried Elsie, triumphantly.
`Well, I don't care. I'd sooner 'ave the torfee,' said Charley, doggedly.
`Why, can't you agree which of the two to buy?'
`Oh no, it's not that,' replied Elsie. `We was only just SUPPOSING what we'd buy if we 'ad a fardin; but we're not really goin' to buy nothing, because we ain't got no money.'
`Oh, I see,' said Owen. `But I think *I* have some money,' and putting his hand into his pocket he produced two halfpennies and gave one to each of the children, who immediately went in to buy the toffee and the prize packet, and when they came out he walked along with them, as they were going in the same direction