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"It is getting perfectly full-up down-stairs; the sitting-room is full,
and they are rolling along the passage; and my husband, Chippy
Hackee, has run away and left me. What is the explanation of these
showers of nuts?"
"I am sure I beg your pardon; I did not know that anybody lived
here," said Mrs. Goody Tiptoes; "but where is Chippy Hackee? My
husband, Timmy Tiptoes, has run away too." "I know where Chippy
is; a little bird told me," said Mrs. Chippy Hackee.