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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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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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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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ONCE upon a time a Town Mouse met a Country Mouse on the outskirts of a wood. The Country Mouse was sitting under a hazel thicket plucking nuts. " Busy harvesting, I see," said the Town Mouse. " Who would think of our meeting in this out-of-the-way…

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A town mouse met a country mouse in a forest. The country mouse was getting nuts. "Are you getting nuts for food?" asked the town mouse. "Yes," said the country mouse, "I am getting nuts for winter. The woods are full of nuts. It is a fine place to…

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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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A gray mouse once had a nice little home in the country. Her cousin lived in a big house in the city. One day the city mouse came to see her. "Good morning," she said "I have come a long way to see you. I was afraid I might not find you at home, so I…

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Said the Town Mouse to the Country Mouse one day, Come down with me to my City home and pay me visit." The Country Mouse accepted the invitation. The City Mouse introduced him to great many people, gave him many fine cigars to smoke, much champagne…

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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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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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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 rat from town, a country rat Invited in the civilest way; For dinner there was just to be Ortolans and an entrement. Upon a Turkey carpet soft The noble feast at last was spread; I leave you pretty well to guess The merry, pleasant life they led.…

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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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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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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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A COUNTRY Mouse once asked a friend Who lived in Town to come and spend The day, and breathe his country air, And taste his simple country fare. But simple fare like cheese and rye And oatmeal failed to satisfy The City Mouse's pampered taste. "Your…

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A Country Mouse had a friend who lived in a house in town. Now the Town Mouse was invited by the Country Mouse to take dinner with him, and out he went, and sat down to a dinner of barley and wheat. "Do you know, my friend," said he, "that you live a…

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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 COUNTRY MOUSE invited a Town Mouse, an intimate friend, to pay him a visit and partake of his country fare. As they were on the bare plowlands, eating there wheat-stocks and roots pulled up from the hedgerow, the Town Mouse said to his friend, 'You…

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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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A Town Mouse once visited a relative who lived in the country. For lunch the Country Mouse served wheat stalks, roots, and acorns, with a dash of cold water for drink. The Town Mouse ate very sparingly, nibbling a little of this and a little of that,…

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A Town Mouse and a Country Mouse were acquaintances, and the Country Mouse one day invited his friend to come and see him at his home in the fields. The Town Mouse came, and they sat down to a dinner of barleycorns and roots, the latter of which had…
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