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He often squeak'd, and someTHERE 'HERE was little guinea-pig,
times vi’lent, Who, being little, was not big,
And when he squeak'd he ne'er IIe always walked upon his feet,
was silent; And never fasted when he eat.
Though ne'er instructed by a cat, When from a place he ran away, He knew a mouse was not a rat. He never at that place did stay ; One day, as I am certified, And when he ran, as I am told, He took a whim and fairly died; He ne'er stood still for young or And, I am told by men of sense, old.
He never has been living since.
“Old woman, old woman, old woman,” quoth I,
“O. whither, O whither, O whither, so high ?” “To brush the cobwebs off the sky !”
“Shall I go with thee?” “Aye, by and by.”
was an old woman called Nothing-at-all,
He learned to play when he was young;
keep still; Whenever they heard they began for to
dance, Even pigs on their hind legs would after
As Dolly was milking her cow one day, Tom took out his pipe and began for to play; So Doll and the cow danced the Cheshire
round," Till the pail was broke, and the milk ran
on the ground. He met old dame Trot with a basketof eggs, He used his pipe, and she used her legs; She danced about till the eggs were all
broke, She began for to fret, but he laugh'd at the
joke. He saw a cross fellow was beating an ass, Heavy laden with pots, pans, dishes and
glass; He took out his pipe and play'd them a tune, And the jackass's load was lighten'd full