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Miss Muffet's Christmas Party   By: (1857-1927)

Miss Muffet's Christmas Party by Samuel McChord Crothers

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By Samuel M. Crothers

MEDITATIONS ON VOTES FOR WOMEN. HUMANLY SPEAKING. AMONG FRIENDS. BY THE CHRISTMAS FIRE. THE PARDONER'S WALLET. THE ENDLESS LIFE. THE GENTLE READER. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES: THE AUTOCRAT AND HIS FELLOW BOARDERS. With Portrait. MISS MUFFET'S CHRISTMAS PARTY. Illustrated.

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY BOSTON AND NEW YORK

MISS MUFFET'S CHRISTMAS PARTY

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MISS MUFFET'S CHRISTMAS PARTY

BY

SAMUEL McCHORD CROTHERS

ILLUSTRATIONS BY OLIVE M. LONG

BOSTON AND NEW YORK HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY The Riverside Press Cambridge

COPYRIGHT 1902 BY SAMUEL McCHORD CROTHERS ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Published November, 1902

TO MARGERY BECAUSE, AMONG OTHER THINGS, WE LIKE THE SAME PEOPLE

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A visitor came ( page 4 ) Frontispiece Chapter Heading 1 Mrs. Muffet had read this in a book 2 To meditate on the passage of time 3 The kind of thing that Miss Muffet sat on 4 Fairly jumped off her tuffet 6 Chapter Heading 8 They sat down 9 Every town crier in England 13 The blighted being 15 Chapter Heading 18 Miss Muffet closed her eyes 19 She could catch glimpses of travelers 20 Tom Sawyer trying to "hitch on" behind 21 Alice with all the strange friends she had found in Wonderland 23 " This is the main caravan road to Bagdad " 25 Elves 28 The woods were full of merry little people 29 An old witch who was not nearly so bad as she looked 31 Chapter Heading 32 Introduced the Orientals to the North Country people 33 Aladdin explains the virtues of his lamp 37 " Listening . . . is hard on the eyes " 39 Chapter Heading 44 The shyest persons in the room 45 Scampering off into the dark 47 Chapter Heading 54 " I am sorry to be so late " 55 Hal cut his string 63 " I don't think I ever knew two persons more different " 65 " You dear little Rosamond " 67 Chapter Heading 69 One was beating the other 71 A little talk about dervishry 73 An expressive glance at the executioner 75 Aladdin's brother and the Dervish 79 Chapter Heading 82 " I must have the full set " 85 Telling anecdotes 87 " It all depends on grammar " 89 Chapter Heading 92 Wynken, Blynken, and Nod 93 He was a little prudent 96 The Rockaby Lady saying good night 97 Flew away ... Continue reading book >>




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