The Tailor of Gloucester

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Narcissus.me, May 27, 2016 - Fiction
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In the time of swords and periwigs and full–skirted coats with flowered lappets—when gentlemen wore ruffles, and gold–laced waistcoats of paduasoy and taffeta—there lived a tailor in Gloucester.
He sat in the window of a little shop in Westgate Street, cross–legged on a table, from morning till dark.
All day long while the light lasted he sewed and snippeted, piecing out his satin and pompadour, and lutestring; stuffs had strange names, and were very expensive in the days of the Tailor of Gloucester.

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

Sort of a take on The Elves and the Shoemaker, this little drama involves a tailor, a cat and numerous mice. I say drama because it covers the human traits of resentment, vengeance, kindness, charity ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gorthalon - LibraryThing

A gorgeous book! It's easy to see why Beatrix Potter is so popular and so enduring. She has a lovely, whimsical writing style that's a pleasure to read. Read full review

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