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Day One Hundred and Fifty-Seven | by XeniaJoy
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Day One Hundred and Fifty-Seven

It is Oz Month! Every day I will be posting a photo related to the Oz books by L. Frank Baum.

 

"'I am General Jinjur,' was the brief reply.

 

'Oh!' said the boy surprised. 'What sort of a General?'

 

'I command the Army of Revolt in this war,' answered the General, with unnecessary sharpness.

 

'Oh!' he again exclaimed. 'I didn't know there was a war.'

 

'You were not supposed to know it, 'she returned, 'for we have kept it a secret; and considering that our army is composed entirely of girls," she added, with some pride, "it is surely a remarkable thing that our Revolt is not yet discovered."'

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Tip thought this strange Army bore no weapons whatever; but in this he was wrong. For each girl had stuck through the knot of her back hair two long, glittering knitting-needles." - General Jinjur's Army of Revolt", The Marvelous Land of Oz, L. Frank Baum. 1904.

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Taken on May 2, 2012