“Barber, Barber, Shave a Pig.”
Barber, barber, shave a pig;
How many hairs will make a wig?
“Four and twenty, that’s enough,”
Give the poor barber a pinch of snuff.
“Sneeze on Monday.”
Sneeze on Monday, sneeze for danger;
Sneeze on Tuesday, kiss a stranger;
Sneeze on Wednesday, receive a letter;
Sneeze on Thursday, something better;
Sneeze on Friday, expect sorrow;
Sneeze on Saturday, joy to-morrow.
Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes.
McLoughlin Brothers: New York. Ca 1900.
When everything had quieted down and the two lovers were sitting side by side on the sofa, the actress, pretending she was shy, picked up Button and held him up to her face to kiss. Fatal moment for her, for true to his plans, Button planted one claw in her wig and pulled it down over her eyes, while with the other forepaw he scratched her face and clawed her breast with his hind ones.
Billy Whiskers in the Movies.
By Frances Trego Montgomery.
Illustrated by Paul Hawthorne.
The Saalfield Publishing Company: Akron, Ohio and New York. 1921.