Timmy Willie received him with
open arms. "You have come at
the best of all the year, we will
have herb pudding and sit in the
"H'm'm! it is a little damp," said
Johnny Town-mouse, who was
carrying his tail under his arm,
out of the mud.
"What is that fearful noise?" he started violently.
"That?" said Timmy Willie, "that
is only a cow; I will beg a little
milk, they are quite harmless,
unless they happen to lie down
upon you. How are all our