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Fox Lox

FOX LOX

Once upon a time hungry Fox Lox was prowling about under a great tree
on the hillside, when a chestnut burr fell thump upon his head. “Ah!”
said cunning Fox Lox, “by this I will get a fine dinner.” Just then
along came Chicker Ricker.

“Oh, run down hill with me where you will be quite safe, Chicker
Ricker,” cried Fox Lox, “for the sky is surely tumbling down!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown!”

“Then I will run down hill with you,” cried Chicker Ricker.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Hen Ren.

“The sky is tumbling down, Hen Ren!” cried Chicker Ricker.

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Hen Ren.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Cock Lock.

“The sky is tumbling down, Cock Lock!” cried Hen Ren.

“Who told you, Hen Ren?”

“Oh, Chicker Ricker!”

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Cock Lock.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Duck Luck.

“The sky is tumbling down, Duck Luck!” cried Cock Lock.

“Who told you, Cock Lock?”

“Oh, Hen Ren!”

“Who told you, Hen Ren?”

“Oh, Chicker Ricker!”

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Duck Luck.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Drake Lake.

“The sky is tumbling down, Drake Lake!” cried Duck Luck.

“Who told you, Duck Luck?”

“Oh, Cock Lock!”

“Who told you, Cock Lock?”

“Oh, Hen Ren!”

“Who told you, Hen Ren?”

“Oh, Chicker Ricker!”

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Drake Lake.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Goose Loose.

“The sky is tumbling down, Goose Loose!” cried Drake Lake.

“Who told you, Drake Lake?”

“Oh, Duck Luck!”

“Who told you, Duck Luck?”

“Oh, Cock Lock!”

“Who told you, Cock Lock?”

“Oh, Hen Ren!”

“Who told you, Hen Ren?”

“Oh, Chicker Ricker!”

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Goose Loose.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Gander Lander.

“The sky is tumbling down, Gander Lander!” cried Goose Loose.

“Who told you, Goose Loose?”

“Oh, Drake Lake!”

“Who told you, Drake Lake?”

“Oh, Duck Luck!”

“Who told you, Duck Luck?”

“Oh, Cock Lock!”

“Who told you, Cock Lock?”

“Oh, Hen Ren!”

“Who told you, Hen Ren?”

“Oh, Chicker Ricker!”

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Gander Lander.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Turk Lurk.

“The sky is tumbling down, Turk Lurk!” cried Gander Lander.

“Who told you, Gander Lander?”

“Oh, Goose Loose!”

“Who told you, Goose Loose?”

“Oh, Drake Lake!”

“Who told you, Drake Lake?”

“Oh, Duck Luck!”

“Who told you, Duck Luck?”

“Oh, Cock Lock!”

“Who told you, Cock Lock?”

“Oh, Hen Ren!”

“Who told you, Hen Ren?”

“Oh, Chicker Ricker!”

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Turk Lurk.

So they ran and they ran and they ran. Soon they met Dove Love.

“The sky is tumbling down, Dove Love!” cried Turk Lurk.

“Who told you, Turk Lurk?”

“Oh, Gander Lander!”

“Who told you, Gander Lander?”

“Oh, Goose Loose!”

“Who told you, Goose Loose?”

“Oh, Drake Lake!”

“Who told you, Drake Lake?”

“Oh, Duck Luck!”

“Who told you, Duck Luck?”

“Oh, Cock Lock!”

“Who told you, Cock Lock?”

“Oh, Hen Ren!”

“Who told you, Hen Ren?”

“Oh, Chicker Ricker!”

“Who told you, Chicker Ricker?”

“Oh, Fox Lox!”

“Who told you, Fox Lox?”

“Oh, I heard it and I felt it and it came thump upon my crown! Run
down hill with me where you will be quite safe,” said Fox Lox.

“That I will!” cried Dove Love.

So they ran and they ran and they ran; and when Chicker Ricker and Hen
Ren and Cock Lock and Duck Luck and Drake Lake and Goose Loose and
Gander Lander and Turk Lurk and Dove Love reached the bottom of the
hill, they were going so fast that they could not stop and they ran
straight into Fox Lox’s hole.

“Now I have you! Now I have you!” cried Fox Lox. And he gobbled them
all up.