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“Try my Magic Pens. They are the best in the market, because there are no others. There is no demand for them, and few folk will have them for a gift. Therefore I can highly recommend them.”

“How can you recommend your pens, when you declare that nobody will buy them?” demanded Willie.

“Because they are a novelty. They are Magic Pens, you know, and of course as nobody possesses any, they must be rare. That is logic, I think.”

“Buy one,” said the Zankiwank, “he has not had any supper yet.”

“In what way are they Magic Pens?” enquired Maude.