For who could hate or bear a grudge Against a luscious bit of fudge?
’You eat just one tiny bit of that, and in exactly half an hour a brand-new luscious thick silky beautiful crop of hair will start growing out all over the top of your head! And a moustache! And a beard!’
It was only ten paces away …. it was a newspaper and stationery shop, the kind that sells almost everything, including sweets and cigars …. and what he would do, he whispered quickly to himself …. he would buy one luscious bar of chocolate and eat it all up, every bit of it, right then and there …. and the rest of the money he would take straight back home and give to his mother.