Hulda is a maiden fair to look upon. Her artless rustic simplicity, rivaling Hebe's gorgeous radiance, phlogisticates the susceptible hearts of the village swains. But alas, Hulda was a fickle maid, and seemed to have as many phases as the moon, with a smile for all and a frown for none. Her capriciousness was the cause of much unrest, both for herself and her lovers, for when her parents had departed for a visit, leaving her in charge of the kitchen, she received most effusively Jocular Jake, the village cut-up, only to hide him above stairs at the entrance of Previous-Hearted Pat, the hostler, who in turn is hidden in the Dutch oven at the approach of Handy Hank, the chore boy. Now Hank has long loved the fair Hulda, but, gol darn it, somehow or other he just can't tell her, and so he puts it off. The next to arrive is Asinine Alfred, the city chap. He makes quite a hit, but again an interruption sends him unwillingly to the wood box. "Drat it all!" It is only Hank with an armful of... Written by
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She loved not wisely, but too many.