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Gobolinks

or Shadow Pictures for Young and Old

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Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,553 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 402
Added to site: 2011.08.30
mnybks.net#: 30676
Excerpt

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?

THE GRENADIER

[Illustration]

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.

KINGS' JESTERS

[Illustration]

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

[Illustration]

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

[Illustr

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