|Talking with the man who wears gray neckties and is kind to mice
|Then I did go through the
. I so did go to see the
man that wears gray neckties
and is kind to mice. When he had seeing that I was come by the big tree, he did say in his gentle way, "What is it, little one? Is
Thomas Chatterton Jupiter Zeus
not well?" "Oh, yes," I said, "he is most well and he did have likes for that piece of cheese you did give to him on yesterday. He is a most lovely wood-rat, and what I have come to tell you about is, we got company. She has a
for pinkness. Her name is
. And she has a pink rosebud on her black bonnet and ties her blue
up with pink ribbons."
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.