The marvelous land of Oz
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The marvelous land of Oz

By Lyman Frank Baum
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had forbidden any other Witch to exist in her dominions. So Tip's guardian, however much she might aspire to working magic, realized it was unlawful to be more than a Sorceress, or at most a Wizardess. Tip was made to carry wood from the forest, that the old woman might boil her pot. He also worked in the corn-fields, hoeing and husking; and he fed the pigs and milked the four-horned cow that was Mombi's especial pride. But you must not suppose he worked all the time, for he felt that would be bad for him. When sent to the forest Tip often climbed trees for birds' eggs or amused himself chasing the fleet white rabbits or fishing in the brooks with bent pins. Then he would hastily gather his armful of wood and carry it home. And when he was supposed to be working in the corn-fields, and the tall stalks hid him from Mombi's view, Tip would often dig in the gopher holes, or-if the mood seized him-

Table of Contents
  • The Marvelous Land of Oz
  • Author's Note
  • LIST OF CHAPTERS
  • Tip Manufactures a Pumpkinhead
  • The Marvelous Powder of Life
  • The Flight of the Fugitives
  • Tip Makes an Experiment in Magic
  • The Awakening of the Saw-horse
  • Jack Pumpkinhead's Ride to the Emerald City
  • His Majesty the Scarecrow
  • Gen. Jinjur's Army of Revolt
  • The Scarecrow Plans an escape
  • The Journey to the Tin Woodman
  • A Nickel-Plated Emperor
  • Mr. H. M. Woggle-Bug, T. E.
  • A Highly Magnified History
  • Old Mombi indulges in Witchcraft
  • The Prisoners of the Queen
  • The Scarecrow Takes Time to Think
  • The Astonishing Flight of the Gump
  • In the Jackdaw's Nest
  • Dr. Nikidik's Famous Wishing Pills
  • The Scarecrow Appeals to Glenda the Good
  • The Tin-Woodman Plucks a Rose
  • The Transformation of Old Mombi
  • Princess Ozma of Oz
  • The Riches of Content
  • The End
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