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evenmg, a year
"Can I ask one of you?" he in
She knew what this indicated. She
fluttered as he told her of his love.
Once again she placed her hands
on his. -. ..
"I trust you," she"said simply. "I
am proud of you and I love you."
TEN LITTLE HOUSEFLIES!
Ten little houseflies sitting in a
line. Willie swatted five of them, and
then there were 29.
Twenty-nine little houseflies very
much alive; Molly squashed a dozen,
and then there were 85.
Eighty-five little houseflies buz
zing 'round the door; Jackie killed
three dozen and then there were 604.
Six hundred and four little house
flies at their usual tricks; Mamie
whacked 500, and then there were
Three thousand and six little
houseflies gloating in the sun;
Tommy drowned 2,000, and then
there were 12,001
Twelve thousand and one little
houseflies on a poisoned plate; 10,
000 turned their tootsies up, and
then there were 96,968.
Ninety-six thousand, nine hundred
and sixty-eight little houseflies in the
pie pavilion; Bridget smashed 75,000,
and then there were a million.
A million little houseflies swarming
down the flue; the hired man lit the
fire, and then there were 3,000,642.
Three million, six hundred and
forty-two little houseflies giving us
the laugh; mother assassinated 2,
000,483, and then there were ten mil
lion and a half.
Ten million and a Tialf little
houseflies washing their antennae; I
did up 8,000,000 and then there were
twice as many.
Twenty-one million little houseflies
in a wild carouse; then I packed my
bags and trunks, and let 'em have the
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