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W HY is pussy in bed, pray ?

She is sick, says the fly,

And I fear she will die ; That's why she's in bed.

Pray, what's her disorder ?

She's got a lock'd jaw,

Says the little jack-daw, And that's her disorder.

Who makes her gruel ?

I, says the horse,

For I am her nurse, And I make her gruel.

Pray who is her doctor?

Quack, quack, says the duck;

I that task undertook, And I am her doctor.

Who thinks she'll recover ?

I, says the deer,

For I did last year;
So I think she'll recover.

THERE were two birds
I sat upon a stone,

Fa, la, la, la, lal, de;
One flew away,

and then there was one, Fa, la, la, la, lal, de; The other flew after,

and then there was none, Fa, la, la, la, lal, de; And so the poor stone

it was left all alone, Fa, la, la, la, lal, de!

Of these two birds

one back again flew, Fa, la, la, la, lal, de; The other came after,

and then there were two, Fa, la, la, la, lal, de; Said one to the other,

Pray how do you do? Fa, la, la, la, lal, de; Very well, thank you."

and pray how do you? Fa, la, la, la, lal, de! .

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THERE was an old woman who rode on a broom,

With a high gee ho, gee humble;
And she took her old cat behind for a groom,

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

They travell’d along till they came to the sky,

With a high gee ho, gee humble; But the journey so long made them very hungry,

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

Says Tom, I can find nothing here to eat

With a high gee ho, gee humble; So let us go back again, I entreat,

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

The old woman would not go back so soon,

With a high gee ho, gee humble;
For she wanted to visit the Man in the Moon,

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

Says Tom, I'll go back by myself to our house,

With a high gee ho, gee humble;
For there I can catch a good rat or a mouse,

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

But, says the old woman, how will you go?

With a high gee ho, gee humble;
You shan't have my nag, I protest and vow,

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

No, no, says Tom, I've a plan of my own,

With a high gee ho, gee humble;
So he slid down the rainbow, and left her alone,

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

So now, if you happen to visit the sky, . With a high gee ho, gee humble; And want to come back, you Tom's method may try;

With a bimble, bamble, bumble.

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