You are to search the manikin, and take away its purse; if a single bell stirs during the operation, you will be hung.
I warn you for the last time, that if I hear a single bell, you will take the place of the manikin.
No hope was left for him, accordingly, unless it were the slight chance of succeeding in the formidable operation which was imposed upon him; he decided to risk it, but it was not without first having addressed a fervent prayer to the manikin he was about to plunder, and who would have been easier to move to pity than the vagabonds.
Perceiving that no respite, nor reprieve, nor subterfuge was possible, he bravely decided upon his course of action; he wound his right foot round his left leg, raised himself on his left foot, and stretched out his arm: but at the moment when his hand touched the manikin, his body, which was now supported upon one leg only, wavered on the stool which had but three; he made an involuntary effort to support himself by the manikin, lost his balance, and fell heavily to the ground, deafened by the fatal vibration of the thousand bells of the manikin, which, yielding to the impulse imparted by his hand, described first a rotary motion, and then swayed majestically between the two posts.
They had already detached the manikin to make room for him.
He shared them with the manikin, who licked his lips and said:
The Simpleton thanked the manikin very kindly, bade him farewell, and went into the road.
This may cause stress for those who are unfamiliar and intimidated by the associated pedagogy and technology because internationally, nursing research literature has reported nursing academics do not engage with manikin
simulation equipment because they feel incompetent with simulation pedagogy and lack understanding of the manikins
' technology (Hollema 2015; Rudd 2013; Blazeck 2011).