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  • Tags: Antagonist: Servant

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The city mouse lives in a house the garden mouse lives in a bower he's friendly with the frogs and toads and sees the pretty plants in flower the city mouse eats bread and cheese the garden mouse eats what he can we will not grudge him seeds and…

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A city mouse had a mind to walk out of town and divery her self abroad in the country for the air: a country mouse met with her, invites her home, prepares to entertain her in a plain manner, and to supper they go. The country mouse treats her in the…

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the city mouse went to visit the country mouse. The city mouse wore a high collar, a sillk hat, patent leather shoes and a beautiful light suit. The country mouse was barefoot and had only a pair of trousers with one suspender. The country mouse was…

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A courtly dame of Moustapha's great line when length of time digested had long sorrow will with her sister in the country dine: the rustic mouse dwelt near a little burrough about her round verminious troops inhabit; the weesle, fox, badgers, and…

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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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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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Once a little mouse who lived in the country invited little Mouse from the city to visit him. When the little City Mouse sat down to dinner he was surprised to find that the Country Mouse had nothing to eat except barley and grain. "Really," he said,…

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A plain country mouse was once unexpectedly visited at his hole by fine mouse of the town, who had formerly been his playfellow. The honest rustic, pleased with the honor, resolved to entertain his friend as sumptuously as possible. He set before…

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a country mouse, a plain, sensible sort of fellow, was once visited by former friend of his who lived in a neighboring city. The country mouse put before his friend some fine peas, some choice bacon, and a bit of rare cheese, and called upon him to…

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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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One day a city mouse went to visit friend that lived in the country. The country mouse was very glad to see his friend from the city. He served for dinner the best food that he had. That best was not much. It was only some roots and some dry peas and…

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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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A plain, but honest, country mouse, Residing in a miller's house; Once, on a time, invited down An old acquaintance of the town: And soon he brought his dainties out; The best he had there's not a doubt. A dish of oatmeal and green peas, With half a…

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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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Esope, myne authour, makis mentioun Of twa myis, and thay wer sisteris deir, Of quham the eldest duelt in ane borous toun; The uther wynnit uponland weill neir, Richt soliter, quhyle under busk and breir, Quhilis in the corne, in uther mennis skaith,…

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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, who had a friend in a distant town, invited him to pay him a visit. The town mouse did so, and on his arrival received a hearty welcome. But he soon found that the fare was coarse and scanty; a nut or two, a few pease, a little rice,…

A city mouse once happened to pay a visit to the house of a country mouse where he was served a humble meal of acorns. The city mouse finished his business in the country and by means of insistent invitations he persuaded the country mouse to come…

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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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Better worthe is to lyue in pouerte surely than to lyue rychely beyng euer in daunger wherof Esope telleth suche a fable There were two rats wherof the one was grete and fatte and held hym in the celer of a Ryche man And the other was poure and lene…

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A Country Mouse invited a city sister of hers to a collation where she spared for nothing that the place afforded - as mouldy crusts, cheese-parings, musty oatmeal, rusty bacon, and the like. The City Dame was too well bred to find fault with her…

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A plain, but honest, country mouse, Residing in a miller's house; Once, on a time, invited down An old acquaintance of the town: And soon he brought his dainties out; The best he had there's not a doubt. A dish of oatmeal and green peas, With half a…
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