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Puccettino - I         - 15

E
And
   perché
because
   erano
they were
   molto
very
   poveri
poor
,   i
the
   sette
seven
   ragazzi
boys
   davano
gave
   loro
them
   un
a
   gran
large
   pensiero
thought
,   per
for
   la
the
   ragione
reason
   che
that
   nessuno
nobody
   di
of
   essi
them
   era
was
   in grado
able
   di
to
   guadagnarsi
earn himself
   il
the
   pane
bread
.

La
The
   cosa
thing
   che
that
   maggiormente
mainly
   li
them
   tormentava
tormented
,   era
was
   che
that
   il
the
   minore
minor
   veniva
came
   su
on
   delicato
delicate (troubled)
   e
and
   non
not
   parlava
he spoke
   mai
ever
:    e
and
   questo
this
   che
that
   era
was
   un
a
   segno
sign
   manifesto
manifesting
   di
of
   bontà
goodness
   del
of
   suo
his
   carattere
character
,   lo
it
   scambiavano
they exchanged
(confused)
   per
for
   un
a
   segno
sign
   di
of
   stupidaggine
stupidity
.   Il
The
   ragazzo
boy
   era
was
   minuto
very small
   di
of
   persona
person
;    e
and
   quando
when
   venne
he came
   al
into the
   mondo
world
,   non
not
   passava
he passed
   la
the
   grossezza
size
   di
of
   un
a
   dito
digit
   pollice
thumb
;    per
for
   cui
which
   lo
him
   chiamarono
they called
   Puccettino
Puccettino
.

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