The Newcomes

The Newcomes

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"[...]near a wood which I frequent; what a droning and a chanting they keep up! I protest their reverences' singingDescription bhe Newcomes. is nothing to yours! You sing so deliciously in parts, do for the love of harmony favour me with a solo!" While this conversation was going on, the ox was thumping the grass; the frog was eyeing him in such a rage at his superior proportions, that he would have spurted venom at him if he could, and that he would have burst, only that is impossible, from sheer envy; the little lambkin was lying unsuspiciously at the side of the wolf in fleecy hosiery, who did not as yet molest her, being replenished with the mutton her mamma. But now the wolf's eyes began to glare, and his sharp white teeth to show, and he rose up with a growl, and began to think he should like lamb for supper. "What large eyes you have got!" bleated out the lamb, with rather a timid look. "The better to see you with, my dear." "What large teeth you have got!" "The better to----" At this moment such a terrific yell filled the field, [...]".
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Product details

  • Paperback | 822 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 42mm | 1,080g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514106779
  • 9781514106778

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185 ratings
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