Your sparkling eyes look up at me!
Did you leave your home so snug
That I might see you on the rug?
I almost think you came to play
Because I'm not quite well to-day;
You cannot speak,--I'm sure it's true,
And it was very kind of you.
You need not start so, silly mouse,
There's not a cat in all the house!
Besides, you see, I've shut the door,
So you can run all round the floor.
Come hither, and a morsel take
Of this most delicious cake.
You won't--what do you mean to say,
Twisting your nose in that queer way?