But frst I was to prepare more land, for I had now seed enough to sow above an acre of ground.
The old goat whom I found expiring died in the mouth of the cave the next day after I made this discovery; and I found it much easier to dig a great hole there, and throw him in and cover him with earth, than to drag him out; so I interred him there, to prevent offence to my nose.
Common Core Objectives
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.