Excited, Della pulled off the paper. Then she gave a little scream of happiness. But a second later there were cries of unhappiness.
Because there were The Combs-the combs for her beautiful hair. When she first saw these combs in the shop window, she wanted them. They were beautiful combs, expensive combs, and now they were her combs. But she no longer had her hair.
Della picked them up and held them. Her eyes were full of love.
'But my hair will soon be long again, Jim. '
And then Della remembered. She jumped up and cried, 'Oh! Oh!' She ran to get Jim's beautiful present, and she held it out to him.
'Isn't it lovely, Jim? I looked everywhere for it. Now you'11 want to look at your watch a hundred times a day. Give it to me! Give me your watch, Jim! Let's see it with its new chain.'
But Jim did not do this. He sat down, put his hands behind his head, and he smiled.
'Della,' he said. 'Let's keep our presents for a time. They're so nice. You see, I sold the watch to get the They're so nice. You see, I sold the watch to get the money to buy your combs. And now, let's have dinner. '
And this was the story of two young people who were very much in love.
1. They were beautiful combs, / expensive combs, / and now they were her combs.
2. He sat down, / put his hands behind his head, / and he smiled.
Nice roar, Kion.