Manikin and minikin is reprinted by special permission of Alfred Kreymborg.
"No one like you quiet fellows for going it when you do begin," commented minikin.
"She accepted me, sir," returned Uncle Gutton, in a voice that would have awed any one but minikin.
I explained that I had already put minikin in possession of all the facts.
It is a very small bag, containing a yet smaller rolled-up housewife furnished with minikin needles and fine thread.
She is no minikin Michael or Guy or Maurice, but a semblable moving figure.
"Felt sure somehow that he'd take a liking to you," answered minikin.
The minikin man gave Timothy a glance of ineffable disdain, and left the room.
Manikin and minikin aptly exemplifies Mr. Kreymborg's idea of rhythmical, pantomimic drama.
minikin, min′i-kin, n. a little darling: a small sort of pin: the treble string of a lute.