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"The patty-pan? my dear Duchess?"
"The patty-pan that held up the pie-crust," said Duchess, blushing
under her black coat.
"Oh, I didn't put one in, my dear Duchess," said Ribby; "I don't think that it is necessary in pies made of mouse."
Duchess fumbled with the spoonó"I can't find it!" she said
anxiously.
"There isn't a patty-pan," said Ribby, looking perplexed.
"Yes, indeed, my dear Ribby; where can it have gone to?" said
Duchess.