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HOP FROG. Hop-Frog they called him, for he couldn’t walk He jumped and wriggled about. His companion, Trippetta, on the other hand, Was elegant out and.

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2 Hop-Frog they called him, for he couldn’t walk He jumped and wriggled about. His companion, Trippetta, on the other hand, Was elegant out and out. She and Hop-Frog, kidnapped when young Were together always, forever bound. And if anyone dared to hurt the girl, Hop-Frog attacked them like a hound. This talented pair aided the king In preparing for every ball So on the day of a masquerade, They entered into his hall. This could be seen in his court fool: Very short, and crippled at that: He was ‘a jester to laugh with, And a dwarf to laugh at.’

3 The king and advisers needed a plan For the ball, almost begun But first they wanted some pain- That is to say, some ‘fun.’ Drink would drive poor Hop-Frog mad So of course the king made him drink But Trippetta begged the evil man To stop and of her friend think.

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6 At midnight, they stormed the ball, in chains And covered in flax and tar (For you see, in this time period, No one knows what orangutans are).

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10 Rewritten and illustrated by: Bryn Medley Narrated by: Jerremy Dillin Credits: Hook – Castle – “Ourang-Outang”: personal.uncc.net Wine glass: Background music: Alessa’s Song - Hop-Frog throwing torch - Dead bodies - uk.prweb.com Based on the short story, “Hop Frog,” by Edgar Allen Poe


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