(+3⇒+)3| Theº Gracehoper was always jigging a
jogº|s1, hoppyºs1| on akkant of his joyicityº (he had a partner pairº of
findlestilts to supplant him),º or, if not,º he was always making ungraceful overtures to Floh and Luse and Bienie and Vespatilla to play
pupa-pupa and |1pulcy-pulcy pulicy-pulicy1| |3and langtennas and
(+push pygydium pushpygyddyum+)3| and to commence
insects with him,º |3(+unread their there+)
mouthparts (+to his orefice+) and his (+gambills to there+)
airy processes,º3| even if only in chaste, |1ameng the
|s+10everlastings everlistingss+|10|,1| behold a
(+3watering waspering+)3| pot. He would of curse
|1melissciouslyº1| by his fore |3antennas
feelhers, flexors, contractors, depressorsº and extensors3|, lamely,º harry me,
marry me, bury me, bind me,º till she was puce for shame and allso |1furnish fourmish1| her in
|1Spinner's1| housery at the |1veribest earthsbest1|
schoppinhour so summery as his cottage, which was cald |1(+3fourmilierly
fourmillierly+)3|1| Tingsomingentingº, gropedº up.
Or, if he was not done doing that, |5improbably5| he wasº
always (+3stricking striking+)3| upº funny funereels with
|4Besterfather Besterfarther4| |s1Zeuts
theº Aged One,ºx| (+and
with+) all his wigeared corollas,º |4albedinous
and oldbuoyant,4|3|s1| inscytheº his |3elytrical3| wormcasket,º |3and Dehlia and Peonia, his druping nymphs,º bewheedling him, (+and+) compound eyes |aand (+his unread quick in between his thighs |5and onº5| hornitosehead,º+)a| and Auld Letty (+Plusserboots gratting Plussiboots to scratch+) his cacumen |4and cackle his tramsitus|6, diva deborahº6| (seven bolls of soapº, a lick of lime, two spurts of fussfor, threefurts of sulph, aº shake |s+10o' shooker o' shoukerºs+|10|, doze grains of |amegniss mignissa| and a mesfull of madcapº |apitchies! pitchies: theº whool of the whaal in the wheel of the whorl of the Boubouº from Bourneum has thus come to |6taon!) taon!),º6|a|4| (+and+) with tambarins and cantoridettes |alegging soturninga| |4around his eggshill |acoach |brocking coach |5rock coach rockcoach5|b|a|4| their dance (+McCabre McCaper+) |4in retrophœbiaº, beckº from bulk,4| like |4Jenny Aprils fantastic disossed and jennyº aprils4|,º theº ra, |4the4| ra, |4the4| ra, |4the4| raº,3| |4langsome |ais heelsa| and langsome toesies,º4| attended to by a mutter and (+3deffer baxing motch |6duffer doffer duffmatt6| baxingmotch+)3| |1and a myrmidins of pszozlers1| |3— |5. pszinging Satyr's Caudledayed Niceº (+blank and |s+10Humbly, Hombly,s+|10| |s+10Dumbly Dombly,ºs+|10| Sod We Awhile but Ho, Time Timeagen, Wake!º+)5| |x(+They all skedaddled the more he fifaddled but however loose they legged it his orchidtrees logged them back.+)x| Forº if sciencium (what's what) can |atell us (+moot mute+) unsa| nought, 'a thought, abought the Great (+Somebounready Sommboddyº+) within the |s+10Omniboss Omniboss,s+|10| perhops an artsaccord (hoot's hoot) might sing |aus umsa| tumtim (+about abutt+) the (+little newbiddies Little Newbuddies+) (+who that+) |aunread |bunread ringb|a| his (+punch panch+).3| |5A high old tide |afor for the |bbarheated barheated publicsb| and |ball the wholeb| |6day's day as6| gratiis!a| Fudder and |alightier lightinga| for ally looty, any filly in a fog,º |afora| O'Cronione lags |aasunken acrumblinga| in |6the his6| sands but his sunsunsuns still tumble on.5| |3anyting |5Anyting Erething5|3| above ground|3, as his Book of Breathings bidº him,3| so as |5anywhy everwhy5||3, sham or shunner,3| (8zeemliangly8) to kick time.
|6⇒6| Grousciousº me
|3(+and+) |asave scaraba| my
sahul3|! Whatº a bagateller it is!
|7Libelulous! Inzanzarity!7| Pou!
Whatº a |6Zeit zeit6| for the goths! |s1thought
venteds1| the Ondt, who|1, notº being a sommerfool,1| was
|3thothfolly3| making chilly spaces at |1himself
hisphex1| affront of the icinglass of his windhameº, which was cold |1antitopically1| Nixnixundnix.
not |avisit them |bvisit him come to |chis that lopp'sc| partyºb|a|, he decided |5possibly5|, for he is not on our social list.1| |3Nor to Ba's berial nether|9, thon sloghard,9| |6this oldeborre's yaar,º6| |aas long ablonga| as there's a (+khu khul+) (+in on+) a khat. (+Nefersenless|5, when he had safely looked up his ovipository,5| he |7loftet hails and7| prayed:+) |aMay he me no voida water! Seekit Hatup! May no he me tile pig shed on! Suckit Hotup!a| (+Abroad As broad+) as Beppy's realm shall (+flourish, flourish+) my reign shall flourish! Asº high as
Heppy's (+heavn shall hie my height shall grow, hevn shall flurrish+) my haine shallº hurrish! (+Shall grow, shall flourish! Shall hurrishº! Hummum.+)3|
|3⇒3| The Ondt was a weltall fellow, raumybult and abelboobied, bynear saw altitudinous wee a schelling in kopfers. He was sair sair sullemn and chairmanlooking when he was not making spacesº |1in his psyche,1| but (laus!)º when he wore making spaces |1on his ikeyº1| he ware mouche |5moore mothstº5| secred and |5moorav muravyingly5| wisechairmanlooking. Now whim the sillybilly of a Gracehoper had jingled through a jungle of love and debts and jangled through a jumble of life in doubts afterworse, wetting with the |5waps (8zanzaries bimblebeaks8)5|, drinkl drikking with |5the drones nautonects5|,º bilking with |5bugs dirty durryd durrydunglecks5| and horing after |5hornests, ladybirdies (ichnehmon diagelegenaitoikon),º5| he fell joust as sieck as a sexton and |6tanto tantoo6| pooveroo (8as quant8) a churchprince, and wheer the midges to wend hemsylph |5or vosch5| |6to sirch6| |3for grub |afor his corapusse |bor (+to+) find a hospesb|a|3|, alick, he wist |5nit gnit5|! |5Bruko dry,! Fukoº |aout spinta|! |aSaltamont Sultamonta| osa bare! And volomundo osi videvide!5| |4Nichtsnichtsundnichts!4| |5Not a one pickopeck of muscowmoney to bag a tittlebits of beebread!5| |1|5Iomio! Iomio! (11Iomiol! Iomiol! Iomio! Iomio!11)5|1| |5Crick Crick's corbicule5|,º which a plight!º |3O moy (+Bug Bog, he contrited |9with |shmelanctholysh|9|,º |9Me blizzeredº, him sluggered!9|+) I am heartily (+sorry. hungry!+)3|
|3(+⇒+)3| He had eaten all the whilepaper, swallowed the lustres, devoured forty flights of styearcases, chewed up all the mensas and seccles, ronged the records, made
(+3mouthballs mundballs+)3| of the |1ephemerals ephemerids1|
and |s+10voracioused vorasiouseds+|10| |3most
glutinously3| with the very |1timepiece timeplace1| in theº
ternitary — not too dusty a cicada |3of neuterimentº3| for a
|7little chittinous7| chipp chip so mityº. But when Chrysalmas was on
the bare |s+10branches branches,s+|10| offº he went from Tingsomingenting.
|shHe took a round stroll and he took a stroll round and he took a round strollagainsh| till the grillies in his head and the leivnits in his hair made him
thought he had the Tossmania. |6Had he (11twicylched twicycled11) the sees of the deed and
|atritraversed trestraverseda| their |areverlosthings revermera|? Was he
come to hevre with his engiles or gone to hull with the poop?6| The June |3snow snows3| was flocking
|1thuckly in thuckflues1| on the hegelstomesº|3,
millipeedsº (+of it+) and
(+myriopouds myriopoods+),3| and a lugly
torno tournedos, the Boraborayellers,º |3blasting
blohablasting3| |1|3tilehuts tegolhuts3| up to tetties
and1| |3the ruching3| sleets off the coppeehouses|s9, playing
|shragnowrock rignewrecksh|,s9| |3with an irritant,
penetrant, siphonopterous spukk spuk3|. |3(+Grausssssss! Opr! Grausssssss! Opr!+)3|
|4⇒4| The Gracehoper,º who|3, though blind as batflea,
yet3| knew|9, not a leetle beetle,º9| |1the correct thing his
|3good smetterling of3| entymology1|,º
|3|x(+by which to be an oufraked was to have an upright,+)x|3| |9asped nissunitimost lous nor liceensº
but9| promptly tossed himself in the vico|1, phthin and phthir,1| on top of his buzzer|9, tezzily wondering wheer would
his aluck alight or boss of both appease,º9| and the next time he
makes theº aquinatance of the Ondt |3after this they have met theirselvesº|9, these mouschical umsummablesº,9|3| |5it shall be motylucky if5| he will beheld |6not6| a world of differents. Behailed |6His Gross6| the Ondt|5, prostrandvorous5| |3upon his dhrone,º3| |5in his Papylonian babooshkees,5| |9smolking a spatial |abeetlerºa| brunt of Hosana cigals,9| with unshrinkables |4draping farfalling4| from his unthinkables, |1simply revelling swarming of himself1| in his sunnyroom, sated before his comfortumble |1filupsuppy phullupsuppy1| of a plate o' monkynousº and a confucion of minthe (for he was a conformed |5aceticist and5| |s+10aristotaller) aristotaller),s+|10| as appi as a oneysucker or a baskerboy on the |s+10Libido Libido,s+|10| with Floh biting his bigº thigh and Luse lugging his |4left luff4| leg and Bienieº bussing him under his bonnet and Vespatilla blowing cosy fond tutties up the |s9|shallabroad length of thesh|s9| large of his smalls. |s9|shAs entomate assh| intimate could pinchably be.ºs9| Emmetº and Demmet demmet and be jiltses crazed and be jadeses whipt! schneezed the Gracehoper|3, aguepe with |5blank ptchs ptchjelasys5| and3| at his wittol's |6end indts6|, Whatº have |4eyeforsight. eyeforsight!4|
|6⇒6| Theº Ondt|3, that true and perfect
host,3| |s9|sha spiter
aspinnesh|,s9| was making the greatest spass a body could |3with his queens
laceswinging,º3| for he was spizzing all overº him |4like
thingsumanythingº4| in formicolationº, boundlessly blissfilled in an allallahbath of houris. He was ameising himself hugely
|5at crabround and marypose5|,º chasing Floh out of charity and
tickling Luse, Iº hope too, and and tackling Bienie, faithº as well, and |5catching
jukki jucking5| Vespatilla |6jukely6| by the
|5end chimiche5|. Never did
|5Dorcan Dorsan5| from
|6Dunshangan Dunshanagan6| dance it with more devilry! The veripatetic
|3figure imago3| of the
|5impossible5| Gracehoper |1on his odderkop in the myre1|, |9after
his thrice ephemeral journeeys,9| |3sans mantis ne |4shoo
shoos,º4| |4feather weighed animules featherweighedº
animule,4|3| actually and presumptuably sinctifying chronic's despair, was
|1sufficiently1| |5and probably5| |3too
coocoo3| much for his chorous
of gravitates. |s9|shLet him be Artalone the Weeps with his parisites peeling off him,º I'll be Highfee the Crackasiderº. Flunkey Footle furloughed ran to foul, writing off his phoney, but Conte Carme makes the melody that mints the money. Ad majorem l.s.d!sh|º Divi gloriam.ºs9| |3A darkener of the threshold?º3| |7|aHaru!ºa| Orimis, capsizer of his antboat, |acomes to sekketh rede froma| Evil-it-is, lord of loaves in |aAmengded Amongdeda|. Be it! So be it! Thou-who-thou-art, the |8fleet-as-spindrift fleet-as-spindhrift8|, impfang thee of mine |s+10wideheight! wideheight.s+|10|7| |8Haru!8|
He laug He larved |8and
onnº8| he larved (+4and
|8ann onnº8|+)4| he merd such a
|3That the The3| Gracehoper feared he would |3misplace his jaws mixplace his fauces.3|
I forgive you, |7dear grondt7| Ondt, said the Gracehoper, weeping,º
For their sakesº of the sakesº you are safe in whose keeping.
Teachº Floh and Luse polkas, show Bienie |5what's where's5| sweet
And be sure Vespatilla |s1finds finess1| fat ones to heat.
As I once played the piper I must now pay the count
So saida to Moyhammlet and marhaba to your Mount!
|5⇒ Let who likes lump above so what flies be a full 'un;
I could not |abe feela| moregruggy if this was prompollen.5|
I pickº up your (+4reproof as reproof,+)4| the (+4gift horsegift+)4| ofº a friend,º
For the prize of your save is the price of my spend.
|3⇒ Can castwhores pulladeftkiss if oldpollocksº forsake 'em
Or Culex feel etchy if Pulex don't wake him?
A locus to loue, |ablank a terma| |4to embarrass, itº t'embarrass,º4|
These twain are the twins that tick Homo Vulgaris.3| |5(+
|6Haf Hasº6| Aquileoneº nortº winged to go syf
Since the Gwyfyn we were in his farrest drewbryf
And that Accident Man not beseeked where his story ends
Since longsephyring sighs sought heartseast for their orience?º+)5|
We are Wastenot with Want, precondamned, two and true,
Till Nolans go volants and Bruneyes come blue.
|7⇒ Ere those gidflirts now gadding you quit your mocks for my gropesº
An extense must impull, anº elapse must elopes.º
Of my |atactus tectucsa| takestock, |ablank, tinktact,a| and ail's |8weal weal;º8|
As I view by your farlook hale yourself to my |aheal, heal.a|
Partiprise my thinwhins whilesº my blink points unbroken on
Your whole's whereabroadsº with Tout's tightyrightº token on.7|
|7In my My in7| risible universe |7where could you youdly haud7| find
|7Such prodigious advancement Sulch oxtrabeeforeness7| |7with so much meat |asofeel soveala|7| |7behind? behind.º7|
Your feats |7are end7| enormous, your volumes immenseº
(May the Gracesº I hoped for sing Yourº Ondtshipº song sense!),º
Your genusº |7is its7| worldwide, your |7spaces spacest7| sublime!
But, |1holy Holyº1| Saltmartin, why can't you beat time?