A-Apple-Pie & Other Nursery Tales

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Miss Pussycat's Tea Party.
with great white collars and black faces, and began to sing like the Ethiopian ?erenaders. Bobstay played the Fiddle, Rattle the Bones, Clipper the Banjo, and Dick the Tambourine, when they sang " Old Dan Tucker," and " Kafoozlum." The four Misses White almost fell off their seats with laughing, and Sir Claude was seen to put the tail of his coat into his mouth ; Captain Black didn't like it much, for he had a dark complexion and thought they were laughing at him. At last it was time for them to be going, and Mr. Velvet Purr who was very careful not to be out too late, brushed his coat in the hall, and said good night. Captain Black smoothed