CSD 232
 Dictation Practice for Quiz #1 (Feedback)

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1.
There once lived a poor tailor, who had a son called Aladdin,


2.
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