|Coming near unto the house
|We went on. The way was dampness near the
did take dainty steps as we did go along.
Lars Porsena of Clusium
did come to meet us. And so came
. And Lars Porsena of Clusium did perch upon his back. We went on. The pink rosebud on the black bonnet of Jenny Strong did nod itself twelve times as we did go along. When we were come near
the house, there was a rooster by our front door. He was strutting along. He was that same rooster that I tied a slice of bacon around his neck this morning because he had queer actions in the throat. When Jenny Strong saw him strutting along with the bacon wrapped around his throat, she did turn her head to the side with a delicate cough.
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.