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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #3414: The Little Mice
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    The Little Mice


    The Little Mice



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    1. a time a prairie mouse busied herself

    2. all fall storing a cache of beans.

    3. Every morning she was early with her empty cast-off snake skin,

    4. she filled with ground beans and dragged home with her teeth.

    5. The little mouse had a cousin who was fond dancing and talk,

    6. but did not like to work.

    7. She was not careful to get her cache beans

    8. and the season was well gone before she thought to bestir herself.

    9. When she came realize her need,

    10. she found she had packing bag.

    11. she went to her hardworking cousin and said:

    12. 'Cousin, I have no beans stored winter and the season is nearly gone.

    13. But I have no snake skin to gather the beans .

    14. you lend me one?'

    15. 'But have you no packing bag?

    16. Where were you in the moon the snakes cast off their skins?'

    17. 'I was here.' 'What you doing?'

    18. 'I was busy talking and dancing.' 'And you are punished,'

    19. said the . 'It is always so with lazy, careless people.

    20. But I let you have the snake skin.

    21. And now go, and hard work and industry, try to recover your wasted time.'









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