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The Adventures of Mr. Mocker

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,567 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,664
Added to site: 2004.07.01
mnybks.net#: 8402
Genre: Young Readers
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yet he didn't know what to make of it. Were they just trying to make him mad, or had he really been screaming in his sleep? He flew over to the Smiling Pool. Jerry Muskrat looked up and saw him.

"What were you yelling about in the night, Sammy Jay?" asked Jerry.

This was too much. Sammy Jay let his wings and his tail droop dejectedly and hung his head.

"I don't know. I really don't know anything about it," he said.


VI

SAMMY JAY THINKS HE'S GOING CRAZY

"Sammy Jay screams all day long, And now what do you think? Why, Sammy sits and yells all night And doesn't sleep a wink!"

Everywhere he went Sammy Jay heard that shouted after him. Dozens and dozens of times a day he heard it. At first he lost his temper and was the very maddest Jaybird ever seen on the Green Meadows or in the Green Forest.

"It isn't true! It isn't true! It isn't true!" he would scream at the top of his lungs.

And then everybody within hearing would shout: "It is true!"

Sammy would just

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