Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens - complete online book

Tales of the boy who refused to grow up, by J. M. Barrie.

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PETER'S GOAT
* Then,' her mother asked, < won't you give him your goat, the one you frighten Tony with at night ? '
4 But it isn't a real goat,' Maimie said.
' It seems very real to Tony,' replied her mother.
' It seems frightfully real to me too,' Maimie admitted, 'but how could I give it to Peter!'
Her mother knew a way, and next day, accompanied by Tony (who was really quite a nice boy, though of course he could not compare), they went to the Gardens, and Maimie stood alone within a fairy ring, and then her mother, who was a rather gifted lady, saidó
' My daughter, tell me, if you can, What have you got for Peter Pan f'
To which Maimie repliedó
4 I have a goat for him to ride, Observe me cast it far and wide*
She then flung her arms about as if she
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