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THE WHITE RABBIT.




Here's the white rabbit
That went to the garden
To look for a cabbage
To make herself soup.

When the white rabbit got back from the garden, she found her door locked on the inside. She knocked and thumped against it, till someone cried from within: "Who is there?"

And the rabbit, in great surprise, replied:

I'm the white rabbit
Come home from the garden
Where I pulled up a cabbage
To make me some soup.

Then she heard a great gruff voice from within, which said to her:

I'm the huge jolly goat;
With a spring and a bound
I can cut you in three,
And eat you up in no time.

The poor little white rabbit went away in great