He climbed up the candlestick,
The little Mousie Brown -
To steal and eat the tallow,
But he couldn't get down!
He called for his grandma,
But his grandma was in town;
So he made himself into a ball,
And rolled himself down!
Tallow: Hard fat obtained from parts of
the bodies of cattle, sheep, or horses, and used in foodstuffs
or to make candles, leather dressing, soap, and lubricants.