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Wee Tim'rous Beasties

Studies of Animal life and Character

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Author: Douglas English
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,500 / 100 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.4
LoC Category: QH
Downloads: 356
Added to site: 2007.07.25 17713
Genre: Nature


He looked at her in amazement. Then the truth burst upon him. He was the father of seven, and was awkwardly seated upon three of them.

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She had been a good wife to him, this first. He had three especial favourites, the first, the third, and the sixth, but it was unquestionably the first that he had been the most proud of. She was a veritable queen among mice, and he had fought five suitors to win her. The madness of it! He had gone from basement to ceiling, challenging all and sundry who ventured to dispute his claim. But she was worth it. All he knew of house-life he had learnt from her. It was she who showed him the way to rob a trap. First she would sit upon the spring-door and satisfy herself that it was not lightly set, then with flattened body she would steal beneath it, and push, instead of pull, the bait.


Under her guidance he learnt every nook and corner of the rambling house, the swiftest ways



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