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THE CITY MOUSE AND THE COUNTRY [OR, GARDEN] MOUSE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: The city mouse lives in a house
Last Line: Poor little timid furry man.
Alternate Author Name(s): Alleyne, Ellen; Rossetti, Christina
Variant Title(s): Mice;sing-song; A Nursery Rhyme Book: 53
Subject(s): Mice


The city mouse lives in a house; --
The garden mouse lives in a bower,
He's friendly with the frogs and toads,
And sees the pretty plants in flower.

The city mouse eats bread and cheese; --
The garden mouse eats what he can;
We will not grudge him seeds and stalks,
Poor little timid furry man.





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