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While this way or that way each rapidly shoots off Hop o' my Thumb takes the seven league Boots off.
By arm, leg, or head, He dragged all the urchins from under the bed.
Who are you, You queer little crew?
Far away Shines a single ray.
Where the waterfall piped in the shrillest of trebles Hop o' my Thumb filled his pockets with pebbles.
And here and there along the track Dropping a pebble to guide him back.
He saw on her cheek a tear-drop glisten, So he hid himself under her chair to listen.
Without and ado It slipt into the shoe!
The men were enchanted. The ladies said 'Well, a More brazen-faced thing -! meaning poor Cinderella.
Now pumpkins-some fry 'em, some boil 'em, some stew 'em But no one before ever made one a brougham!
The abode, I suppose, of a man of position? The palace, said they 'of a mighty magician!'
Quite delighted, I'm sure, - so Puss courteously spake, - The acquaintance of one o distinguished to make!
Then haste to your stations And make him the lowest of low salutations
His cries the whole neighborhood round might awaken - The Marquis of Carabas' clothes have been taken!
Oh, Granny, your teeth are tremendous in size! They're to eat you! - and he ate her!
Before she had time to exclaim 'oh, my gracious!' She was bolted entire by the monster voracious.
I'm going to my granny's to carry this jar And this cake from my mother. Indeed! Is it Far?
Every step be nearer set, Oped the eyes of violet.
Until he reached the grandest room of all, The banquet-hall.
Huntsman bold returned from sport Snoring, horns to lips!
He sees a flight of steps, a gate overgrown with truant roses, And some one who beside the gate in that warm sunshine dozes.
That embowered pile did seem A cloud from some fantastic dream.
The Princess looked in at the door and said - What bonny white wool, and what bonny white thread!