The Comical Creatures from Wurtemberg

Second Edition

Author: Unknown
Published: 1851
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,586 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.3
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 740
Added to site: 2009.04.06
mnybks.net#: 23862
Origin: gutenberg.org
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een arrested, and took young Ferret home with him to consult about their future conduct.

[Illustration: LONGTAIL TEACHING THE YOUNG RABBITS ARITHMETIC.]

It would have amused you, could you have heard all the plans discussed by these young lovers for their joint benefit; how the one talked of his darling Miss Weasel, and the other of his dear Miss Pussy; how they agreed that in matters of love every thing was allowable; and how they swore eternal friendship to each other throughout their lives.

Two days afterwards it was known all over Holm-wood that the fair Miss Weasel had eloped with Longtail Marten. Mrs. Goose and the four Miss Goslings were full of the information for every one they met. It was the finest piece of scandal they had known for years. "Only think," said they, "after all her engagement to young Doctor Ferret, to go and take up with the schoolmaster; and all, forsooth, because Old Marten is rich!"

But scarce had the first news of Miss Weasel's extraordinary behaviour

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