One day in the warm summer the farmer and his wife decided to drive their cart to town to sell their butter and eggs. While they were gone Bobby was to be left alone.
"We will not be back till late in the evening," said his mother, "But I have left you a dish of bread and milk for your supper, and you must be a good boy and amuse yourself with your fiddle until we return."
Bobby promised to be good and look after the house, and then his father and mother climbed into the wagon and drove away to the town.
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