|The lumber shanty
|By and by we were come from the tent to this
. It has got a divide in it. One room we do
in. In the other room we do have breakfast and supper. Back of the house are some nice wood-rats. The most lovely of them all is
Thomas Chatterton Jupiter Zeus
. By the
is a brook. It goes singing on. Its joy song does sing in my heart. Under the house live some mice. I give them bread-scraps to eat. Under the steps lives a toad. He and I -- we are friends. I have named him. I call him
Lucian Horace Ovid Virgil
Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon.
February 6, 2003.