Here are two Wriggles from Wriggelum-town-- Their legs are sky-blue and their bodies are brown; Their tails are a wonderful changeable hue; I don't care to have them for playmates, do you?
A soldierly fellow is he, With swords as erect as can be. His attendants are queer, And so small, they appear To barely reach up to his knee.
Jesters from the courts of kings Tell their secret whisperings. Just a fleeting moment, then They must hurry back again. Ever making monarchs gay, Happy-hearted jesters they.
THE FUNNY OCTOPUS
A jolly old octopus lived in the sea, With a hey-diddle hi-diddle dum; And the funniest sort of a fellow was he, This jolly old octopus under the sea, With a mouth where the top of his head ought to be, To swallow the divers that come-- This jolly old octopus under the sea, With a hey-diddle hi-diddle dum.
THE NYMPHS AND THE OSTRICHES