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Johnny Town-mouse was born in
a cupboard. Timmy Willie was
born in a garden. Timmy Willie
was a little country mouse who
went to town by mistake in a
hamper. The gardener sent
vegetables to town once a week
by carrier; he packed them in a
big hamper.
The gardener left the hamper by
the garden gate, so that the carrier could pick it up when he passed. Timmy Willie crept in through a hole in the wicker-work, and after eating some peas—Timmy Willie fell fast asleep.