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136 The Tower of the Fly 82. A fly built a tower. A creepy louse came: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “A woeful fly, and who are you?” “I’m a creepy louse.” Then up came a hopping flea: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, a woeful fly, and I, creepy louse.” Then there came a long-legged mosquito: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, a woeful fly, and I, creepy louse, and I, hopping flea.” Then came little Miss Mousie, the squeaker: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, a woeful fly, and I, creepy louse, and I, hopping flea, and I, longlegged mosquito.” Then along came wiggly lizard: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, a woeful fly, and I, creepy louse, and I, hopping flea, and I, longlegged mosquito, and I, Miss Mousie, the squeaker.” Then came the fox, Lisa Patrikeevna: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, woeful fly, and I, creepy louse, and I, hopping flea, and I, long-legged mosquito, and I, Miss Mousie, the squeaker, and I, wiggly lizard.” Then came a hare from out of the bushes: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, a woeful fly, and I creepy louse, and I, hopping flea, and I, longlegged mosquito, and I, Miss Mousie, the squeaker, and I wiggly lizard, and I, Lisa Patrikeevna.” Then came a big wolf with gray tail: “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, a woeful fly, and I, creepy louse, and I, hopping flea, and I, longlegged mosquito, and I, Miss Mousie, the squeaker, I wiggly lizard, I, Lisa Patrikeevna, and I, the hare from out of the bushes.” Then came the thick-legged bear: The Tower of the Fly h 137 “Who’s that there in this tower? Who’s that there in this tall one?” “I, woeful fly, and I, creepy louse, and I, hopping flea, and I, longlegged mosquito, and I, Miss Mousie, the squeaker, I wiggly lizard, I Lisa Patrikeevna, and I, hare from out of the bushes, and I, wolf with the gray tail.” And then all from the tower said,“And who are you?”“I’m squishingsquashing , hostile to all!” said the bear, and he lowered his paw onto the tower and broke it. 83. A peasant was riding along with his pots, and he lost a large jug.A fly flew into the jug and started living there, dwelling there. It lived there a day, and then a second. A mosquito flew up and knocked: “Who’s in these chambers, who’s in these high ones?” “I, Noisy Fly, and who are you?” “I’m Whiny Mosquito.” “Come live with me.” So the two of them starting living there together. A mouse came running up and knocked: “Who’s in these chambers, who’s in these high ones?” “I, Noisy Fly, and Whiny Mosquito, and who are you?” “I’m Squeaky Mouse from the Corner!” “Come live with us.” And so they were three. A frog came hopping up and knocked: “Who’s in these chambers, who’s in these high ones?” “I, Noisy Fly, and Whiny Mosquito and Squeaky Mouse from the Corner, and who are you?” “I’m Gabby Frog in the water.” “Come live with us.” And so there were four. A hare came and knocked: “Who’s in these chambers, who’s in these high ones?” “I, Noisy Fly, and Whiny Mosquito and Squeaky from the Corner and Gabby Frog in the water, and who are you?” “I’m Hippity-hop from the field.” “Come in to us.” And now they were five. Then up came a fox and knocked: “Who’s in these chambers, who’s in these high ones?” “I, Noisy Fly, and Whiny Mosquito and Squeaky from the Corner and Gabby in the water and Hippity-hop from the field, and who are you?” “I’m Beauty from the field.” 138 h The Tower of the Fly “Enter.” A dog wandered by and knocked: “Who’s in these chambers, who’s in these high ones?” “I, Noisy Fly...

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ISBN
9781626740549
Related ISBN
9781628460933
MARC Record
OCLC
878813021
Pages
560
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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