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buy your combs. And now sup-
pose you put the chops on."
The magi, as you know, were
wise men - wonderfully wise
men - who brought gifts to
the Babe in the manger. They
invented the art of giving Christ-
mas presents. Being wise, their
gifts were no doubt wise ones,
possibly bearing the privilege of
exchange in case of duplication.
And here I have lamely related
to you the uneventful chronicle
of two foolish children in a flat
who most unwisely sacrificed
for each other the greatest treas-
ures of their house. But in a
last word to the wise of these
days let it be said that of all
Here’s what’s next.
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Henry, O., 1862-1910. The Gift of the Wise Men, book, 1911; Garden City, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139401/m1/39/?rotate=270: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.