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Group Title: Routlege's new sixpenny toy books ;, 96
Title: Adventures of Puffy
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 Material Information
Title: Adventures of Puffy
Series Title: Routlege's new sixpenny toy books
Physical Description: 8 leaves : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
George Routledge and Sons ( Publisher )
Publisher: G. Routledge
Place of Publication: London
Publication Date: [1876?]
 Subjects
Subject: Dogs -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Publishers' advertisements -- 1876   ( rbgenr )
Children's poetry -- 1876
Bldn -- 1876
Genre: Publishers' advertisements   ( rbgenr )
Children's poetry
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: England -- London
 Notes
Statement of Responsibility: by the author of "How Jessie was lost".
General Note: Cover title.
General Note: Printed on one side of leaf only.
General Note: In verse.
General Note: Includes publisher's advertisement.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00028330
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 001725896
oclc - 07862506
notis - AJD8439

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
    Poem
        Page 1
        Page 2
        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
    Back Cover
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A BOUT a pretty dog I have to tell,-
A Maltese dog, so curly, white, and
fluffy;
His nose was pinker than a pink sea-shell,
His eyes were also pink,-his name was
PUFFY.
When he was six weeks old, quite small
and scared,
He came nto the house of his new Missis:
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His teeth were sharp, he bit so very hard,
She cried, Oh, what a charming doggie
this is!"
When Puffy slept he rolled himself up
tight,
And looked just like a little worsted bundle;
He used a large round stool to roll and bite,
Which on the floor his Missis used to


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B UT once the little thing fell off a chair,
And put his shoulder out with that
sad tumble;
The doctor set and bound it up with care,
While Puffy looked so very wan and humble.
One day he ran out in the street to play
With little friends (his Missis, who will
warn her,!)


He strays too far,-at last is borne away
By a bad manwho lived just round the corner
To his poor Missis none can comfort say,
Her grief by sighs and tears so plainly
marking:
When he'd been gone a twelvemonth and
a day,
Outside the doorways heard familiar barking.


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there came
Puffy, the worse for wear, and rather shabby,
But plainly the same dog,-a little lame,
And recognized by his old friend the tabby.
How glad his Missis was! and scarce be-
lieved
Her eyes that saw her Puffy back rt-turning;


Such scrub and tug his curly back receive
For Puffy's was a coat not meant for turning
So many knots and tangles had his hair,
And such a tedious task it was to comb hi'
They took the scissors, and they sheared
with care
His little back, that they might bett<
groom him,


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H IS did not make him look so well,-more lame
He seemed, indeed he looked a great deal thinner;
"He might be taken for a scrubby lamb,"
They said, and killed and eaten for our dinner."
Or like a pig he seemed, with curly tail,
Or made one think of an heraldic lion
Upon the shield of some tall knight in mail,
Who treads the stage he shortly means to die on,


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A few days after this,-and oh! it shows
How fickle can be even a kind Missis,-
She grew quite tired of him, as I suppose,
And sent the dear away with many kisses.
His new home in the country he admired,
And was as happy there as may be,
For when of chasing poultry he was tired,
He ate the fiddle-strings and bit the baby.


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NE day in winter, frosty and severe,
Upon the icy Highgate pond, he trotted;
The wind blew sharply, and the air was clear,
And every pond was with its skaters dotted;
And though there was a board marked DANGEROUS,"
Puffy went running taster, never heeding,
And so fell in,-which shows to all of us
What harm may come if we neglect our reading,


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T HAT he was drowned my readers must not think,
For he was dra.g-.l with sticks out of his danger
By faithful friends, who, standing on the brink,
Saw his sad fall, as well as many a stranger.
Half-drowned the poor small thing was, sad to tell,-
They quickly got some brandy, and he drank it.


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T HEY took him home, and warmed and rubbed him well,
And wrapped him carefully in softest blanket.
So he got well;-his equal can't be found,
No pen can e'er describe, no pencil draw him;
And at this moment he is safe and sound,
At least, he was all right when last I saw him.


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I BEAUTIFULLY PRINTED IN COLOtRS
BY MESSRS.

LEICHTON BROTHERS, KRONNEIM & CO., TIMENT BROOKS, EDMUND EVANS, AD DALZIEL BROTHER


2. BIBLE ALPHABET.
5. NURSERY ALPHABET.
6-, LITTLE TOTTY.
23. TOM THUMB'S ALPHABET.
S'6. PICTURE ALPHABET.
29. ARTHUR'S ALPHABET
j,. SINGING BIRDS.
*ja. PARROTS. 33. DOGS.
: i8. ALPHABET FOR GOOD BOS AND GIRLS.
'39. THE SEA-SIDE ALPHABET.
.,1. GREEDY JEM AND HIS LITTLE BROTHERS
. 4IHOP O'MY THUMB.
46,.BEAUTY AND THE!i BEAST.
. 47. MOTHER hUBBARD. .
:8. HAPPY DAYS OF CHIL''OOD.
:.o, LITTLE DOG TRUSTY.-
Sr. -THE CATS' TEA PARTY.
". WILD A ANIMALS.
54. BR .ANIMALS.
S.6.' TH ..-iHLESS PARROT.
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MULTIPLICATION TABLE.
OLD KING COLE.
THE PRINCE WITH THE LONG NOSE.
THE ENRAGED MILLER.
THE HUNCHBACK.:
BABY'S BIRTHDAY.
PICTURES FROM THE STREETS.
LOST ON THE SEA-SHORE.
ANIMALS AND BIRDS.
A CHILD'S FANCY DRESS BALL.
A CHILD'S EVENING PARTY.
MARY'S NEW DOLL.
WHEN THE CAT'S AWAY.
NAUGHTY PUPPY. S'
CHILDREN'S FAVOL'U I .-i.O.,,
LITTLE MINNIE'S CHli .'
KING GRISLY BEARD.
RUMPELSTILTSKIN.
ALADDIN.
DOMESTIC PETS.
NURSERY RHYMES.
MY NEW ALPHABET.


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% ..-, The following are from Designs by WALTER CRANE.
SRI.A' .. oo. NOAH'S ARK,AI.PHABET.
.k'TrtEFARMY). ABC. .o103. "MY MOTHER."
. i,.p,.A SOFNG "w SIXPENtE. o04. THE FORTY THIEVES,
6.' .AE\'DDLING FRM. .i o. THE THREE BEARS.
OLD CUR o6. CINDERELLA
&"LTIPLIC V"RSE, t, 7..VbLENTINE AND ORSON.
64. CHATTERINdG ACK. -- oS.' P.CSS IN BOOTS.
69:. HOW JESSIE W^_. LOST. 109. OLD MOTHER HUBBARD.
70. GRAMMAR IN ~1~ E. "' no, THE ABSURD AB C.
7,: -ANNIE A.D JACK INJLONDON. "D. RED RIDING HOOD.
8:. ONE, TWO, BUCKLE ~YV SHOE. i'2. JACK ANITHE BEAN-STALK.
9-. THE FAIRY SHIP. *. 13. BLUE Bj. "
96. ADVENTURES OF PU 11 4. BABY'S OWN ALPlABET .
97. THIS LITTLE PIG WEN-TO MARKET. 116. THE SLEEPING BEAUTY 1MTHK WOOD.
98, KING LUCKIEROY'S PARTY. s.1. A. APPLE PIE. I,

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