THEILLUSTRATED GIFT BOOK;WITHNINETY ILLUSTRATIONS.ALPHABET OF ANIMALS.AUNT EFFIE'S RHYMES.HAND SHADOWS ON THE WALL.WATTS' DIVINE SONGS.PHILADELPHIA:DUFFIELD ASHMEAD.1868.
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is the APE, who isdressed very well,Though he is not toe wise, asmost people can tell.
AN'"lis the BULL, verystubborn is he,Although he's enjoying himselfas you see.
,. .is the CAT, lookinground very sly,At a journeyman Dog, who ispassing hard by.
I kiII is the DOG, steadfast,rItfF honest and true,Ii I hope he'll get married to!I Pussy, don't you?'i 1
-"wis the ELEPHANT, andvery fewAre so learned, so big, and soslovenly too.
Lis the Fox, who, assharp as a knife,Looks out for Miss Goose, (he'sin want of a wife.)
RI1---is the GOOSE, who isproud to be seen,In her very best fiock, and hernew crinoline.
...is the. HERRING, a Sol-dier just made,I hope when in battle he'll notbe afraid.I hope when in battle, he'll notbe aftraidS
is the IBIS, with banjoto play,He will sing you his "nigger"songs every day.
is the JACKDAW, wholooks very sly,When I trust him, I hope there'llbe somebody nigh.
9- 2A' A)ged and poor,Will you give her a crust, whenshe knocks at your door?
is the LION, Just puton half-pay,He fought for his country, fullmany a day.
is the MoUSE, see herlustrous black eye,You would like her much moreif she were not so shy.
is the NIGHTINGALE,singing a song,'m sure 1 could listen for everso long.~Ecil.4
is the OWL, who's aswise as he looks,With hIi spectacles round, anda couple of books.,. .^ .F
is the PARROT, a prosyold malnYou'll be glad to get rid of, assoon as you can.
lulling home quick,For his schoolmates have threat-ened to give him the stick.
stpis the RABBIT, slow,stupid, and mild,I'm only afraid he's a silly, spoiltchild.
is the SHARK, if he hadnot been fed,He'd be likely to turn roundand snap off your head.
the TURKEY; I'mn sureyou'd not think from his age,That the best thing he does, isto get in a rage.jI
the UNICORN is, withhis candlesticks two,Walking backwards to usherthe Queen, passing through.
is the VULTURE, fierce,wicked, and old,He'll do anything vile, that willbring him in gold.
X --is te WTOLF, hImuny,ragged, and grim,If you take my advice, you willnot go near him.
is EXTINCT; he thinkseverything bad,That w-as not invented, whenhe was a lad.
YELLOWHAMMmER, agoldhater's name,a IaHe hammered the gold leafthat gilds papa's frame.
Sr I ? ..is the ZEBRA, a zany,and clown,Now we've got to the end, letthe curtain come down.