Cheapside said that the message was so long he was afraid he would never be able to remember it by heart. So John Dolittle told him to take it down in bird scribble and he dictated it to him all over again.
"'Tuffie brought us home,432🎰' says the little girl. 'She came out after us and led us here by going ahead of us and meowing.'
"So,432😀 picking myself up wearily,432🔌 I started off for the miller's shop. On the threshold I paused a moment. It was a terrible step I was about to take. I gazed miserably down the street,432🔓 thinking upon the hardness of life and the sadness of love,432❤ and there,432🦋 coming toward me,432📂 with a bandage around his tail,432😿 was my own brother!
The turtle drank it down. And in a minute or two he said he felt much better and could now move his legs freely without pain.
"I'm not sure,432🍑" said Speedy. "I'll go and look at the notice board. I think it's the Golden Jays.... Yes,432🐏" he said,432🔪 coming back in a moment,432✉ "that's right,432☔ the Golden Jays to-morrow,432🐣 Tuesday,432🌿 the 15th,432🐬 weather permitting."
"'Bones for hire! Beef bones,432👧 ham bones,432👘 mutton bones,432➗ chicken bones! All juicy! Step up,432👖 gentlemen,432🌒 and take your choice! BONES for hire!'
"Oh,432😟 hulloa,432❔ Speedy,432🚇" said the Doctor. "Glad to see you. Did you want me for something?"