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Tabitha Twitchet has three very naughty kittens, Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten; whom she keeps on loosing tracks on. One day, they went missing once more, but as she search high and low, she could ... Read full review
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afraid attic ﬂoor bake barn big old-fashioned borrow bundle butter candle chest chimney wants climb cobwebs Cousin Ribby Cousin Tabitha cupboard dairy dear dirty door dough downstairs dozen dragged dreadfully dumpling empty jar enormous rat Farmer Potatoes fender fetched ﬁnd ﬁnished ﬁre ﬁre-place ﬂour barrel frightened front funny going head hear hide hole indigestible inside John Joiner jump kitchen Kitten knocked knots looked mewed mischief Moppet and Mittens Mother Mouse mutton bones never old house old rat old woman rat once paws plank plenty poked POTTER rafter rat-catchers replied Anna Maria Ribby and Tabitha rolled rolling-pin roly roly-poly noise ROLY-POLY PUDDING round rushed Samuel Whiskers scrambled Scratch search the house seemed shut slates smell smoke smuts soot staircase stay to dinner steal sticks stolen stone string sweep Tabitha Twitchit tail teeth tight tying upstairs Vhat wainscot wall wheel-barrow WHISKEDS wriggled
Page 40 - His coat was pulled off, and he was rolled up in a bundle, and tied with string in very hard knots. Anna Maria did the tying. The old rat watched her and took snuff. When she had finished, they both sat staring at him with their mouths open. "Anna Maria," said the old man rat (whose name was Samuel Whiskers), — "Anna Maria, make me a kitten dumpling roly-poly pudding for my dinner." "It requires dough and a pat of butter, and a rolling-pin," said Anna Maria, considering Tom Kitten with her head...
Page 37 - All at once he fell head over heels in the dark, down a hole, and landed on a heap of very dirty rags. When Tom Kitten picked himself up and looked about him — he found himself in a place that he had never seen before, although he had lived all his life in the house.
Page 29 - He made up his mind to climb right to the top, and get out on the slates, and try to catch sparrows.