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"Oh, what lovely flowers! Yes, it is mouse and bacon!"
"Do not talk about food, my dear Ribby," said Duchess; "what a lovely white tea-cloth!... Is it done to a turn? Is it still in the oven?"
"I think it wants another five minutes," said Ribby. "Just a shade longer; I will pour out the tea, while we wait. Do you take sugar, my
dear Duchess?"
"Oh yes, please! my dear Ribby; and may I have a lump upon my
"With pleasure, my dear Duchess; how beautifully you beg! Oh, how
sweetly pretty!"