"They say rolling,粤语🚖 fertile country,粤语🍷 waving corn and sunny hilltops,秀才♈" the snake replied. "That is what I have heard. I was not there to see. Mudface,秀才🍁 the turtle,秀才♨ will tell you all about it."
All the animals had now told a story except Too-Too,遇到🙌 the owl,粤语😶 and the pushmi-pullyu. And the following night,遇到⛵ a Friday,秀才😞 it was agreed that they should toss a coin (the Doctor's penny that had a hole through it) to see which of these two should tell a tale. If the penny came down heads it was to be the pushmi-pullyu,遇到📌 and if it came down tails it was to be Too-Too's turn.
"Looking into all the bays"And soon money began to pour into the country from the pearl fishing business which the Doctor had established and the people were prosperous and had all the food they wanted.
"Then I barked some more and ran a little way in the direction of the town,秀才🚄 looking back at him to show him I wanted him to come with me.
So the good Speedy sent off messengers; and all around the world and back again word was passed from bird to bird that John Dolittle,粤语💈 the famous animal doctor,遇到🍍 wished to see all the leaders of all kinds of birds,粤语💶 great and small.
"I thought they were Brussels sprouts,遇到📷" said the squirrel timidly. "A few weeks ago when I and my wife were sitting in a tree we suddenly smelled the smell of Brussels sprouts,秀才🌇 awful strong,遇到🏬 all about us. I and my wife are very fond of this vegetable and we wondered where the smell was coming from. And then,遇到🌚 looking up,粤语📫 we saw thousands of thrushes passing overhead,遇到🈺 carrying Brussels sprouts in their mouths. We hoped they would stop so we could get a few. But they didn't. So we agreed that perhaps more would be coming over in a few days. And we arranged to stay around that same tree and wait. And,秀才🦢 sure enough,秀才🍍 this morning I saw one of these same thrushes alight in the tree,粤语🎂 carrying a package. 'Pst!' I whispered to the wife. 'More Brussels sprouts. Let's bag his parcel while he's not looking!' And bag it I did. But when we opened it we found nothing but these wretched gew-gaws. I thought they might be some new kind of rock candy and I was on my way to find a stone to crack them with when this bird grabbed me by the scruff of the neck and arrested me. I didn't want the beastly pearls.""'We are The Cook Goblins. We live under the ground and we spend half our time inventing new things to eat and the other half in eating them. The noise you heard coming out of the hole was us singing our food hymns. We always sing food hymns whenever we are preparing particularly fine dishes.'
"All right,粤语😠 Gub-Gub,秀才🍂" said the Doctor,遇到😢 "I'll see what I can do. We will send a letter to England by the next mail going out and ask the thrushes to bring you your Brussels sprouts."
"I see,遇到🍕" said the Doctor. "But the storms,粤语🎴 what do you do in them to keep yourselves safe?"
"And that is why to this day that farmer and his wife swear their cat can understand English,秀才🚩 because,粤语😔 they say,遇到🏣 she must have heard them when they were talking over the basket. And whenever she's in the room and they are gossiping about the neighbors,秀才🔢 they always speak in whispers,粤语👞 lest she overhear. But between you and me,粤语🦆 she doesn't really understand a single word they say."
At last poor Dab-Dab,粤语🔵 fully awakened,遇到💆 understood what was the matter. And in a moment she was up and doing."Make one!" cried the turtle. "How would you go about it?"
"Is it a good story?" asked Gub-Gub.