Laugh and Learn ABC Book, Page 14
ARE you well, sir?” asked the Tortoise, as politely as he could.
“My health,” replied the Turkey, ” would, I have no doubt, be good,
If ’twere not that Thanksgiving Day so shortly will be here:
We Turkeys can’t feel gay, you know, with that dread time so near!”
THE Vampire and the Vulture had, one day, a little spat;
The Vampire shouted “Baldy!” at the Vulture, – think of that
You dubious, mongrel the Vulture in reply, ” I scorn you ;
for you’re but a beast, though like a bird you fly !
A WOLF there was who had, -along with other curious whims,
A most surprising mania fior singing psalms and hymns.
To many smaller animals he gave instruction free,—
A very worthy fellow, (for a Wolf), indeed, was he