A-Apple-Pie & Other Nursery Tales

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Miss Pussycat's Tea Parly.
than Jacko could do to wait upon them, óbut the gentlemen handed the tea to the ladies, and picked out the largest shrimps for the Misses White, and nearly emptied the cream jug for Miss Velvet Purr, and helped themselves to muffins, and were very merry indeed.
Captain Black was so attentive that he would hand round the bread and butter. He took the plate from under the very nose of Sir Claude Scratch, which made that person so angry, that nothing but a smile from Miss Tabitha would please him.
After tea Miss Purr was asked to sing, and when she had taken another sip of milk she said she would give them an