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"What can you tell me of your neighbour?" asked the Angel-who-looks-into-things.
"Oh, an excellent person!" said the Busy Man. "Full of wisdom and virtue; merry, too, withal; in short, a delightful companion."
"You have been much together, then?" said the Angel-who-looks-into-things.
"Well, scarcely that," replied the Busy Man; "in fact, I have been so excessively busy that I have seen nothing of him for a long time. But now I have every intention of doing so; indeed, I think I will ask him to dine with me to-night."
"You can hardly do that!" said the Angel.
"Because he died this morning."
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