CSD 232
 Dictation Practice for Quiz #1 (Feedback)

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There once lived a poor tailor, who had a son called Aladdin,

a careless, idle boy who would do nothing but play all day long in the streets with little idle boys like himself.

3. This so grieved the father that he died; yet, in spite of his mother's tears and prayers,

4. Aladdin did not mend his ways.

5. One day, when he was playing in the streets as usual, a stranger asked him his age, and if he was not the son of Mustapha the tailor.

6. "I am, sir," replied Aladdin; "but he died a long while ago."

7. On this the stranger, who was a famous African magician, fell on his neck and kissed him saying:

8. "I am your uncle, and knew you from your likeness to my brother.

9. Go to your mother and tell her I am coming."

10. Aladdin ran home and told his mother of his newly found uncle.

Source: .http://www.rickwalton.com/folktale/aladdin.htm