When he reached the well he spoke to the tar baby; it did not answer.
When he saw the tar baby, he sat up straight and peeped at it through the leaves.
By that time Rabbit looked like a ball, all four paws sticking to the tar baby.
The next morning Brother Fox came out to see how the tar baby was getting along.
tar baby was a handful that day, and I was having all I could do to control him.
tar baby paid no attention, so Rabbit hit him with the other forepaw, and that stuck fast.
I could hardly wait for morning to go for a ride on tar baby.
When you come to glance at the tale you will recollect it—it is as common and familiar as the tar baby.
I felt awfully foolish but I borrowed my policy from the tar baby "an' kep' on sayin' nothin'."
Our two Visayan forms are of particular interest in that they make use of the “tar baby” device to catch the monkey.