The Doctor told his pet he could be very proud of himself. For he was surely the only mouse in the world that ever won a war.
King Koko got to hear of this and he called up one of these stamp collectors and asked him why men should offer high prices for one old used stamp. And the white man explained to him this new craze for stamp collecting that was sweeping over the civilized world.
They sailed away down to the south coast of the Bight of Benin. There they visited many African kingdoms and strange tribes. And while they were ashore the pushmi-pullyu had a chance to wander freely through his old grazing grounds. And he enjoyed his holiday thoroughly.
So the Skimmer sped off into the darkness toward the tiny light far out to sea,美女☠ while the Doctor fell to wondering how his own ship was getting on which he had left at anchor some miles down the coast to the southward.
"Gosh,美女🛄 how lovely!" murmured Gub-Gub.The Doctor found that His Majesty was much more distressed at the prospect of losing his good white friend and his afternoon tea on the houseboat than at anything else which the change would bring. But he saw that the Doctor really felt he had to go; and at length,化妆🔕 with tears falling into his tea-cup,化妆🍑 he gave permission for the Postmaster General of Fantippo to resign.
A good strong canoe had by this time been put at the Doctor's service by the King,化妆📍 who was also having the post office houseboat built at the Doctor's orders.
"Well,化妆📀 I'm glad we were in time,化妆🎱" said the bird."The houseboat post office of No-Man's-Land"
"Splendid!" cried the Doctor. And he snatched a piece of paper off the desk and started to write.
"What's the matter?" shouted the Doctor,化妆🐑 as soon as he was near enough to make the woman hear. "Why have you come so far from the land? Don't you know that you are in great danger if a storm should come up?"
"Well,美女♋ in that way,美女🚤 keeping ahead of them and calling like a cat,化妆🐛 I finally led the children right out of the woods. They did a good deal of stumbling and the girl's long hair often got caught in the bushes. But I always waited for them if they were lagging behind. At last,化妆💷 when we gained the open fields,化妆🔣 we saw three houses on the sky line,美女💷 and the middle one was all lighted up and people with lanterns were running around it,美女🐜 hunting in all directions.