Please Help Poor Bossy!

Illustration:  “Poor bossy!”  Mary’s Little Lamb.  Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. 1906.

The cow, when she saw the little girls, went “Moo-oo-oo!” as if she were trying to say, “Can’t you help me?”

“Poor bossy!” said Alice; “I’ll try and help you.”

It was hard work, but after patient efforts bossy was released, and then she went “Moo-oo” again, as though she said, “Thank you.”

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Mary’s Little Lamb.

Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. 1906.

6 thoughts on “Please Help Poor Bossy!

    1. Dear Killkaties,

      I have always been on an unsettling path! Think about it! Every post is disturbing in a subtle way – how the kids of way back when were educated and how it all filters down to now – How the mind of the past was influenced, formed, solidified and then leaned on the future ( = us). How much more obvious can I be!

      Elephant

      Elephant

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