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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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