By Thomas B. Crane
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CHOCOLATE AND MILK. T ITTLE Lili, whose age isn't three years quite, -L' Went one day with Mamma for a long country all Of and the the trees, For " this Dear HEURL the time, such a chatter and talk Keeping up, Soon she asked A TOUT walk, for flowers, some and the cows, brown and and some chocolate too, white. " " I would rather have chocolate," Lili averred. " Dear Lili, please don't be absurd said, Then My Mamma darling, you cannot have chocolate now You know we can't get it ; : so far from the town.
45 : sight, 46 FONTAINE DES INNOCENTS this pretty fountain ROUND Sparrows In gather ; sparkling waters dip, its From its basin freely sip, Round about their fountain and happy Safe here the year all Little That all play, the day; "innocents" are they. Antoine, bread in hand is See him by his mother stand Saucy little ; : birdies spy Antoine's bread, and at it fly, Trying each to get a share, Frightening little Antoine there. Antoine does not wish to share, Thinks the bread is his right, all Just to suit his appetite.
Going on over there s old Judy, think, getting just wait I do declare, fast as ever she can And in ! from the looks of poor Mr. , hot from his scolding wife; a minute, and then you He'll beat her within an inch of her Walk ! a Punch-and-Judy man, Talk French as But loves into his pockets they 'Tis surely crumbs of bread live in the trees, '11 see life. take a seat and you'll see her beat, a penny is all you pay for the treai. we go shall And WHERE to next? they still would say, they found new pleasures every day.