As he spoke, he tiptoed slowly toward them with his arms outstretched and continued to whisper in a soft, deceitful voice,
"Now do come and stay with me. We'll have so much fun together. There are things to fill and things to empty, things to take away and things to bring back, things to pick up and things to put down, and besides all that we have pencils to sharpen, holes to dig, nails to straighten, stamps to lick, and ever so much more. Why, if you stay here, you'll never have to think again - and with a little practice you can become a monster of habit, too"