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Out stepped a little live lady mouse, and made a curtsey to the tailor! Then she hopped away down off the dresser, and under the
The tailor sat down again by the fire, warming his poor cold hands,
and mumbling to himself——
"The waistcoat is cut out from peach-coloured satin—tambour stitch and rose-buds in beautiful floss silk. Was I wise to entrust my last fourpence to Simpkin? One-and-twenty button-holes of cherry-coloured twist!"
But all at once, from the dresser, there came other little noises:
Tip tap, tip tap, tip tap tip!
"This is passing extraordinary!" said the Tailor of Gloucester, and turned over another tea-cup, which was upside down.