Beatrix Potter Illustrations

The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse (1910 edition) - Illustrations III

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Suddenly round a corner, she met Babbitty Bumble—"Zizz, Bizz, Bizzz!" said the bumble bee.

He was sitting all over a small rocking-chair, twiddling his thumbs and smiling, with his feet on the fender.

He sat and smiled, and the water dripped off his coat tails. Mrs. Tittlemouse went round with a mop.
First she offered him cherry-stones. "Thank you, thank you, Mrs. Tittlemouse! No teeth, no teeth, no teeth!" said Mr. Jackson.

Then she offered him thistle-down seed—"Tiddly, widdly, widdly! Pouff, pouff, puff!" said Mr. Jackson. He blew the thistle-down all over the room.

Mr. Jackson rose ponderously from the table, and began to look into the cupboards.

When he had convinced himself that there was no honey in the cupboards, he began to walk down the passage.

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The images above come from the complete text of The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse on the Project Gutenburg Web site

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