TOMMY TATTER. “Oh! Tommy Tatter, Tommy Tatter,Tell me now what is the matter;Tell me, Tommy, do, I pray,What makes you look so sad to-day?”“Oh! Master Peter, Peter Pink,I’ve reason to be sad, I think;Oh! don’t you see my ragged clothes,My naked legs, and naked toes,My head without a hat, to letMy hair be dry in weather wet?Oh! I am cold and hungry, too,I wish I was as rich as you!” “Oh! Tommy Tatter, Tommy Tatter,I’d like to see you looking fatter;I’d like to see your skin much sweeter;I’d like to see your dress much neater.So come along, I’m going home,More clothes I’ve got, I’ll give you some;I’ll give you bread, I’ll give you cheese,And wash your face, too, if you please.I’ll comb your hair, and cut it too,All this I’m ready now to do;And when you’re wash’d from head to foot,Your hair in tidy fashion put,Your nails all cut and clean’d, you see,Exactly as they ought to be,And on your back a suit of clothes,And shoes and stockings for your toes,You won’t be then, though lean and small,So very ugly after all.” So he went home with Peter Pink,And plenty had to eat and drink;And got new clothes upon his back;And got a hat without a crack;And shoes and stockings for his toes,A handkerchief, to wipe his nose.You’ve wash’d my face, and cut my hair,Quite clean I am, I do declare!“So now good-bye; straight home I go;I’m off to let my mother know!I’m off to show the boys about,The way in which I’m fitted out.” So, Tom is off; see, there he goes!He looks quite natty in his clothes;He will be careful, I suppose,He does not fall and break his nose.The little dog, he stands aghast,To see him running there so fast;And master pig, with curly tail,He tumbles headlong o’er a rail,And there keeps up so great a noise,That all the little girls and boysCome running out, and there they seeTom Tatter dress’d so handsomely.
NEW PICTURE BOOKS FOR LITTLE CHILDREN.
Particular attention is called to the following
UNRIVALLED “THREE CENT BOOKS.”
UNCLE TOBY’S SERIES—New.
Twelve kinds. A happy collection of enjoyable, childish stories. Four full-page illustrations, elegantly printed in colors. 16mo. 10 pages.Old Mother Bantry. Dame Duck’s First Lecture. The Three Tiny Pigs. The Naughty Puppies. The Little Dog Trusty. Whittington and his Cat. The Enraged Miller. Jack and Jill. Tommy Tatter. Queen and Princess of Dolly-Land. Chattering Jack. Little Totty.
DR. WATTS’ DIVINE AND MORAL SONGS.
Six kinds. Some of the best that have ever been written, embracing those recommended by Dr. Watts, as standards for the guidance of other writers. 12 pages. Well printed, with four elegant illustrations in colors. Showy pictorial covers, printed in colors.Against Faults. Good Resolutions. Good Examples. Praises for Good. Against Evil. Early Religion.
Six kinds. Standard stories, with full-page showy illustrations....