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Merry Words for Merry Children

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Author: A. Hoatson
Language: English
Wordcount: 1,869 / 13 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 40.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 304
Added to site: 2008.05.28
mnybks.net#: 21034
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

That one night he dreamed he was one.

He dreamed he was feeding five fat geese
On boiled slate-pencils and rice:
He said it was wholesome food for geese,
But they said, "More wholesome than nice."

[Illustration]

He dreamed that he set two geese to dance,
While he took a fiddle and played.
He said, "You look pretty and gay, my dears."
"We feel very tired," they said.

"What, tired!" he said, "with that nice pink sash,
"And that waistcoat of vivid blue?"
Then he tried to teach them the way to sing--
A thing geese never can do.

[Illustration]

He made them try to stand on their heads
And wave their feet in the air,
Although they said the pain in their necks
Was more

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