The grocer boy was teasing Snip
    By pelting him with rice,
And keeping just beyond his reach—
    Which wasn't very nice.

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Just then the bullet clipped the chain
    That held the pup, and—joy!
He fairly sprinted through the air,
    And nabbed that grocer boy!





Peter Newell, The Hole Book, New York, Harper & Brothers, 1908, plate 23.

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Online edition by Marco Graziosi, December 1999.

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