The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

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Jim Dillingham Young and his wife Della are a young couple who are very much in love with each other, but can barely afford their one-room apartment opposite the elevated train due to their very bad economic condition. For Christmas, Della decides to buy Jim a chain which costs twenty dollars for his prized pocket watch given to him by his father. To raise the funds, she has her prized long hair cut off and sold to make a wig. Meanwhile, Jim decides to sell his watch… (more)

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Language: English

Published in: 1906

Word count: 2,057 words (≈ 8 minutes)


Copyright: Public Domain

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