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On a time a countrymouse is reported to have received a city-mouse into his poor cave, an old host, his old acquaintance; a blunt fellow and attentive to his acquisitions, yet so as he could on occasion enlarge his narrow soul in acts of hospitality.…

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A country mouse invited an old friend who resided in town to pay him a visit. The town mouse said he would come with pleasure; and the country mouse, to show how glad he was to see him, exerted himself to the utmost to make the visit agreeable. The…

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Once upon a time a country mouse who had a friend in town invited him to pay him a visit in the country. The Country mouse gave his old friend the best he had, peas and barley, cheese-parings and nuts. The town mouse, pikcing here a bit there, while…

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Good Morning! I am glad to see you Good morning! I am glad I came Now Come and eat some of this nice grain Thank you. This is nice grain, but do you not have any pie or cake to eat? I do not know what pie and cake are. I never ate any. Come to visit…

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ONCE on a time (so runs the Fable) a Country-Mouse, right hospitable, Received a Town-Mouse at his board, Just as Farmer might a Lord, a frugal Mouse, upon the whole, Yet loved his friend, and had a Soul, Knew what was handsome, and would do it, Or…

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Our friend Dan Prior had, you know,
A tale exactly a propos;
Name a town life--and, in a trice,
He had a story of two mice.

Once on a time (so runs the fable)
A country mouse-right hospitable-
Received a town mouse at his board,
Just as a…

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AN honest, plain, sensible country mouse is said to have entertained at his hole, one day, fine mouse of the town. Having formerly been playfellows together, they were old acquaintances, which served as an apology for the visit. However, as master of…

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A contented Country-mouse had once the honor to receive a visit from an old acquaintance belonging to the Court. The Country-mouse, extremely glad to see her guest, very hospitably set before her the best cheese and bacon which her cottage afforded,…

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ONE day a City Mouse went to visit his friend in the country. The Country Mouse was very glad to see his old friend. He took him for walk in the fields and then gave him the best dinner that he could find. He was afraid that there was not enough for…

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ONCE on time (so runs the Fable) a Country-Mouse, right hospitable, Received a Town-Mouse at his board, Just as Farmer might a Lord, a frugal Mouse, upon the whole, Yet loved his friend, and had a Soul, Knew what was handsome, and would do it, Or…

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A contented country mouse once recieved a visit from an old acquaintance belonging to the court. The country mouse, glad to see her guest, very hospitably set before her the best cheese and bacon which her means afforded, and their drink was the…

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At the largest foot of fair hollow tree, Close to plough'd ground, seated commodiously, His ancient and hereditary house, There dwelt a good substantial country mouse frugal, and grave, and careful of the main, Yet one who once did nobly entertain A…

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Once a country mouse asked her cousin, the town mouse, to come and visit her. The town mouse came, and the country mouse gave her the best she had to eat. It was only little wheat and corn. The town mouse ate some of it. Then she said: "Cousin, how…

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There was mouse that lived in the country; I dare say at Horace‘s farm that he was so fond of; for Horace lived at a pretty white house with green window-shutters; he had a large garden of vegetables and flowers with a fine fish pond in front; and…

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AN honest, plain, country mouse, is said to have feasted at his hole, one day, with a fine mouse of the town. Having, in their youth, been friends and playmates, he felt bound to give him plenty, as well as a hearty welcome. In order to this, he set…

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Once upon a time a Town Mouse went to visit his cousin in the country. The country cousin was a rough fellow, and his manners were not very fine. But he was glad to see his town friend, and did all that he could to make things pleasant. Beans and…

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ONCE upon a time a Country Mouse who had a friend in town invited him, for old acquaintance' sake, to pay him a visit in the country. The invitation being accepted in due form, the Country Mouse, though plain and rough and some- what frugal in his…

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A contented Country-Mouse had once the honour to receive a visit from an old acquaintance belonging to the Court. The Country-Mouse, extremely glad to see her guest, very hospitably set before her the best cheese and bacon which her cottage afforded;…

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There goes an old Story of a Country-Mouse that invited a City-Sister of hers to a Country Collation, where she spar’d for nothing that the Place afforded; as mouldy Crusts, Cheese-Parings, musty Oatmeal, rusty Bacon, and the like. Now the…

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Our friend Dan Prior had, you know, A tale exactly a propos ; Name a town life — and, in a trice, He had a story of two mice. Once upon a time (so runs the fable) A country mouse — right hospitable — Received a town mouse at his board, Just as…

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A town mouse once came to see a country mouse in his barn. As they were old friends the country mouse gave his guest of the very best of his store—peas, fine oatmeal, the rind of a new cheese, and, as dessert, a piece of ripe apple. There not being…

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A country mouse was carrying some corn to his home one day when he met a town mouse. "Always at work," said the town mouse. "I should think you would get tired of work." . "Oh, I don't mind it," said the country mouse. "This is a good year and I am…

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A Country Mouse, plain, sensible sort of fellow, was once visited by former friend of his, who lived in neighboring city. The Country Mouse put before his friend some fine peas and wheat-stalks, and called upon him to eat heartily of the good cheer.…

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Now you must know that a Town Mouse once upon a time went on a visit to his cousin in the country. He was rough and ready, this cousin, but he loved his town friend and made him heartily welcome. Beans and bacon, cheese and bread, were all he had to…

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A MOUSE from the city went on a visit to a friend in the country. The Country Mouse, with many apologies, brought out the best that he had and waited on his guest. There was plenty of oatmeal and peas, a nice scrap of bacon, and even a paring of…

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An honest, plain, sensible Country Mouse, is said to have entertained at his hole one day a fine Mouse of the Town. Having formerly been playfellows together, they were old acquaintance, which served as an apology for the visit. However, as master of…
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