Wind in the Willows - picnic by the creek
....”there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats” said Ratty to Mole.
Toad and Badger came together
The weasels and stoats came too
So we “swung out the luncheon basket” and” took out the mysterious packets one by one” and Mole said “O my ! O my!” and Rat said “now, pitch in, old fellow”
So we all pitched in singing “All along the backwater,
Through the rushes tall,
Ducks are a-dabbling,
Up tails all!