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THE IVOLF AND THE FOX
9. "They taste good,” said the Wolf; “I must have more.
So away he went into the kitchen; and while getting the pancakes, he upset the dish and broke it to pieces.
10. The farmer's wife heard the crash and
came running in. When she saw the Wolf, she called loudly for the farm servants, who beat him with whatever they could lay their hands
So the Wolf came back to the Fox with two lame legs, and howling terribly.
11. “You have led me into a pretty mess,
2. All our cheeks as fresh as roses,
All our fingers as blue as our noses ;
3. Ice so smooth, and solid, and black,
With never a weed, or hole, or crack !
the skaters, tall young men,
was like a new world to him.
He saw great spiders there, with crowns and crosses marked on their backs, who sat in the middle of their webs, and, when they saw Tom coming, shook them so fast that they became invisible.
2. Then he saw lizards, brown, gray, and green, and thought they were snakes, and would sting him; but they were as much frightened as he, and shot away into the heath. And then, under a rock, he saw a pretty sight—a great brown, sharp-nosed creature, with a white tag to her brush, and round her four or five
Welcome, wild North-easter!
Shame it is to see Odes to every zephyr;
Ne'er a verse to thee. Welcome, black North-easter!
O’er the German foam ; O'er the Danish moorlands,
From thy frozen home. Tired we are of summer,
Tired of gaudy glare, Showers soft and steaming,
Hot and breathless air. Tired of listless dreaming,
Through the lazy day: Jovial wind of winter
Turns us out to play! Sweep the golden reed-beds;
Crisp the lazy dyke;